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German Museum of Science and Technology – the world's largest museum of technical achievements and natural history. Located in Munich, it has a collection of valuable exhibits and originals from classical mechanics to modern telecommunications and space technologies. The aim of the museum is to disseminate natural science and technical knowledge in a visual, accessible and understandable form.
The German Museum of Science and Technology was founded in 1903 at the annual general meeting of the Union of German Engineers at the initiative of Oskar von Miller in as a 'museum of masterpieces of natural science and technology'. The exposition, opened in 1906, was displayed in temporary premises, and the first exhibits were taken from the mathematical and physical collections of Bavaria.
In 1906 it was decided to build a separate building for the museum on an island on the Isar River. The new building was opened in 1925, the library building was opened in 1932, and three years later - – Congress building.
During the Second World War, the building was significantly damaged, it was rebuilt in 1948 and later it was expanded several times. In 1992, the Schleissheim Aviation Hall was opened at the oldest airfield in Germany as a branch of the Museum of Science and Technology. The German Museum of Bonn, opened in 1995, also became a branch of the museum.
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