Science at your fingertips: see how the world works at museums of nature and technology

Those with a passion for nature and technology are spoilt for choice by Germany's fascinating museums. Best of all, many of the exhibitions allow you to learn by doing. So, if you've always wanted to ride on a steam engine, understand how solar technology works or hear whale song, these are the must-see museums for you.

The Ozeaneum aquarium in Stralsund is the latest addition to the German Oceanographic Museum.

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Marveling at the fire tornado, setting a ball in motion through brainwaves or lying as a fakir on a bed of nails: Over 350 interactive stations stimulate visitors to discover the world of scientific phenomena.

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One of the world's oldest scientific collections, the Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments in Dresden's Zwinger Palace is divided into five sections:

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The centrepiece of Schloss Freudenberg in Wiesbaden is a permanent interactive exhibition that explores the mind and the senses.

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The amazing collection at the Senckenberg Natural History Museum in Frankfurt sheds light on the evolution and diversity of life.

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The Shipbuilding and Maritime Museum

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The Technology Museum in Speyer contains the largest exhibition on manned space flights found outside Russia and America.

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