Museum Director Dr. Oliver Götze presented the annual program in Nuremberg. Peak in the first half of the exhibition “Beer, train and bananas”. On April 11, the show will be opened in the open. The most unusual freight transport exhibition shows in a humorous way, what strange variety was promoted to goods in recent decades by rail – from circus elephants to sea fishing, from lime to the brandy.
Dr. Oliver Götze: “The freight is often in the shadow of passenger transport. However, no other transport area offered similar curious custom solutions, understandings and innovations. With our special we want to continue our series of vehicle exhibitions in the open air and tell the exciting stories of freight transport. ”
In contrast, the two display depots of DB recorded significant increase in visitors Museum: In Koblenz there were approximately 42,034 guests more than ever before (2017: 38,000; + 10%); (: 10 600 2017) to Halle (Saale) 14 780 guests, almost 40% more than last year came the first time.
Were particularly popular in Nuremberg the “Blue Night” in May with around 6,000 guests and the “Eagle Birthday” in December with around 1,500 visitors to each a single day.
Opened in December temporary exhibition “top secret track” in the first half of the year offers a colorful supporting program:
– Exciting spectacle guides give insights into dark secrets of railway history (at 01.02, 29.03 and 31.05…)
– In Illustration Workshops adults and children of illustrator exhibition Sonja Gagel to the art of drawing to learn (at 02.05 and 06.04..).
– Lectures bring all sorts of curious to light (20.2 and 27.3.).
In keeping with the outdoor exhibition “Beer, train and bananas” organized by the National Railway Museum for Father’s Day beer festival for the whole family – with live music, restaurants and many attractions.
“Grandpa Eagle”, a new character from the world of “The Little ICE and Friends”, is the star of a new exhibition unit and displays the most recent visitors many facets and vehicles of the railway.
In addition, the DB Museum offers summer trips in the legendary Trans Europe Express (TEE) to this year from Nuremberg to Regensburg. For there can be better than to enjoy the passing scenery in the club car with a glass of champagne TEA?