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Bibliothek

Public library

Public library

For over a century, the library of the DB Museum has been collecting magazines and books about every aspect of the railways as well as publications on related topics.

Sammlungen

Collections

Documents, photos and objects

Our repository currently contains 2.5 km of shelves for publications and other documents, over 1 million photos and countless original objects.

Restaurant Tapas y vino

Museum restaurant

TINTO – tapas y vino

TINTO – tapas y vino is the name of the restaurant in the DB Museum. Its menu includes classic main courses, tasty tapas and dishes to take away.

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Your event

A unique setting for celebrations and conferences

From conference rooms to our great hall, the DB Museum has space for all kinds of events

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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...

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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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