Special exhibition Work & Migration

Fotocollage, bestehend aus einem Mann vor einer Schreibmachine und einer Frau beim Spagelstechen

Work & Migration

Stories of migration are stories from here. They are stories about our society, featuring objects that reveal personal perspectives. The narrative focus is on the world of work, which brings together and connects people. To exhibition collects facts and stories – to promote an open discussion about migration. It highlights how people living in the same country influence each other, thereby manifesting a shared narrative.

Special Exhibition Work & Migration

From 13 November 2021 to 19 June 2022

Daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Exhibition Migration in seven chapters

Homo Heidelbergensis as the first “migrant”. “Guest workers” as driving force behind Germany’s post-war economic recovery from 1955 onwards until today’s successful entrepreneurs with immigrant roots. Migration shapes the world, provides impetus for further development, and transforms countries to their advantage. This is the main claim of the exhibition, which also serves as space for discussion. Once a migrant, always a migrant – who are we? A room designed as a canteen invites visitors to engage in conversations.

Our hashtag: #Workandmigration

Funded by the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts.


Exhibition Interactive stations

How does it feel to work the assembly line? In the exhibition, you can build a tractor under time pressure or deliver items as a bike courier on tight deadlines. We also look forward to hearing your stories: bring a photo of your first day at school, you and your car or your wedding day on your smartphone and upload it to one of our digital picture frames in the exhibition. Become part of the show!

Exhibition Tours

Free tours are available in German and various other languages. We also offer tours in simple language, German sign language and touch tours for the blind. Furthermore, custom tours for private groups or companies on their desired date are available for a fee.

Free tours

Paid tours