Are you interested in industrial and social history? Would you like to know who invented the zip fastener or read about how clocks are restored?

The TECHNOSEUM´s library owns over 100,000 books and 200 magazines as well as numerous CD-ROMs and DVDs. You can borrow or use them in our reading room. Our librarians will be happy to help you to find what you are looking for.

Opening hours

Wednesday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
and on telephone request.

Literature research at the museum library

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Rita Rey
Tel.: +49 (0) 621 / 42 98-760
Email: bibliothek(at)

Bettina Nolte
Tel.: +49 (0) 621 / 42 98-776
E-Mail: bibliothek(at)

Petra Memmer
Tel.: +49 (0) 621 / 42 98-897
E-Mail: petra.memmer(at)