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Opening hours & prices

Welcome to the DB Museum Koblenz

The DB Museum in Koblenz is open every Saturday throughout the year. It is open every day except Monday from 14 July-20 September. Click here to see the exact times plus all ticket prices.

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Exhibition & vehicles

Impressive vehicles and lovely photos

The Koblenz branch of the DB Museum is not only home to scores of original vehicles, but it also hosts changing exhibitions exploring the history of rail technology. It also has some very special treats in store for model railway fans.

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Address & directions

How to get to the museum

The DB Museum's Koblenz branch is located in the city's northern district of Lützel. Click here for a map and detailed directions.

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History

Once an upgrading facility for freight wagons, now a museum

The Koblenz locomotive hall was incorporated into the DB Museum in 2001. The site is now home to an exhibition on electric locomotives, train carriages and saloon coaches.

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The large model railway system in the DB Museum originates from the 1960s; it contains more than 500 meters of tracks and around 3.000 relays have been built in.

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The DB Museum has around 280 railway models in 1:10 scale, which makes it the largest collection of this kind.

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When it received the "Ebel collection" from Professor Siegfried Ebel, the DB Museum found itself the proud owner of the largest collection of n-gauge railway models in the world – more than 7,000 strong.

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Railway models have not always been just an expression of a leisure-time hobby - they serve to document vehicle technology, for experimental purposes or as showpieces and marketing objects.

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The 1:10 scale models in the DB Museum were painstakingly hand-made by apprentices in the railway workshops.

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Some of the 1:10 models in the DB Museum involved more than 27,000 hours of work.

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The new exhibition area, the Modellarium, is around 450 m² in area.

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The DB Museum is based on a collection of historic railway models in 1:10 scale that goes back to the 19th century.

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The Modellarium was opened as a new exhibition area of the permanent exhibition on 16th April. In this way, the museum’s extensive model collection finds a permanent home.

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In the Modellarium, around 2,000 railway models in a wide range of scales are exhibited.

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