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Fotografie Flugversuch Otto Lilienthals (f0805) @ Otto-Lilienthal-Museum (CC BY-NC-SA)

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There are many good reasons to visit museums. Attending an event or an exhibition are just two of these. Museums "show" and "stage", they "educate" and "stimulate". But there is much more to museums than these: museums are places of safekeeping and research. These are two sides of a museum that are not often visible, yet they build the very core of a museum's visibility. It is the museum objects that are displayed, stored and studied. They are at the center of (almost) all work done in a museum. However, not all of objects kept in a museum can be showcased at once. Much has to remain in storage, hidden from the visitors.

On this website museums showcase their objects, in current exhibits and beyond. More than what can be shown in a museum's viewing space.

A random selection of objects can be found on the right. Click on them to learn more. More objects of interest can be found by using the search bar on the left.

Overviews and descriptions of the various objects, collections, and participating museums are accessible via the navigation bar at the top.

6 Museums
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18 Collections
397 Objects


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Flugmodell mit starrem, geschlagenen Flügel
Otto Lilienthal: Normalsegelapparat, Replik
Modell Ornitopter
Anklamer Richtschwert: damaszierter Stahl, Länge: 118 cm, Länge der Klinge: 90 cm, Der Griff des Zweihänders ist mit Silberdraht verziert.
Zeichnung Detail des Flugappaarates von Otto Lilienthal
Bahnstrecke in der Dünenlandschaft
Ausweis für Otto Lilienthal
Korkbild des Stettiner Tores in Pyritz
Haffkahn auf der Peene
Militärpass von Otto Lilienthal
Fotografie: Otto Lilienthal im Flug auf Schmuckkarton
Fotografie: Flug Otto Lilienthals (f0069)
Kamera Goerz/Anschütz
Delphinluftschiff mit "Wellpropeller"
Münze Zeppelinflug
Modell Ballon "Humboldt"
Militärisches Führungsattest für Otto Lilienthal
Medaille der Lilienthal-Gesellschaft