100% Cotton

Special exhibition
It is a true multi-talent: from jeans to banknotes, it is almost unthinkable to imagine our everyday life without cotton. “100% cotton” takes a look at the cultural stories that this plant has been writing for 5,000 years and also ventures a glimpse into the future.

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Oceania under construction

A new innovative exhibition about life and cultures in the Pacific Rim is being created. Please note that there may be increased noise for a short time due to the renovation work.

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The cabinet exhibition “American Dreams” will start on 31. March 2023. The exhibition shows around 60 photographs taken by Bremen-based photographer Volker Beinhorn.

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Diary and notes of Otto Tetens

Otto Tetens’ Samoa notes from the Übersee Museum archives dating back to 1902 can now be read online.

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Admission and opening

Are you planning a relaxed visit to the museum and would like to find out about opening hours or how to get there? Here you will find all the information you need for your visit.

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Provenance research and Repatriations

Since 2015, the Übersee-Museum has conducted long-term projects researching the provenance of collection items, supported by the German Center for the Loss of Cultural Property.

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Free Wifi & media guide

You can call up our media guide at any time from home and listen to audio tours of our exhibitions or information about the objects in the Übermaxx visible storage.

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