German Technology Museum (Deutsches Technikmuseum) Berlin
If curious, you will be intrested in visiting this vast museum which shows the role which technology has played in many aspects of our lives, from aerospace, ships, locomotives, road transport, computers, photography, chemical & pharmaceuticals, textiles and brewing.
There is so much to see, you would need to make several visits to see it all. However, you may be able to prioritise based on your own interestes. Just allow plenty of time - don't arrive late in the afternoon!
The aviation section describes the role played by airplanes and flying boats during the Berlin Blockade. Regular airlifts provided the population of West Berlin with food and coal supplies after the Soviet Union blocked road, rail and canal access to West Berlin between April 1948 and May 1949 - the first major crisis of the Cold War.
The German Technology Museum is located in Kreutzberg, in the southern part of Berlin. Access via:
- U-Bahn: U1, U7 (Möckernbrücke), U1, U2 (Gleisdreieck)
- S-Bahn: S1, S2, S25 (Anhalter Bahnhof)
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