The Übersee-Museum offers a broad programme of events for adults on the varied topics of our museum. In addition to classic guided tours, you will find special offers such as museum talks, musical or creative workshops and more.

The team of the Learning and Public Engagement department will be happy to advise you and answer your questions about the individual options.

Are you interested in an individual package? Then this is also the right place for you. Various formats of the museum can on request be booked for private groups. From themed birthday tours to playing Javanese gamelan instruments: We look forward to creating a special experience for your event together with you.

Junger Mann steht hinter einer Vitrine mit einem Helm und einem Rundschild.


Once a month, scientists from the Übersee-Museum or other experts present current topics related to the museum’s themes.

To the lectures
Blick in die Asien-Ausstellung im Dämmerlicht

Public tours

The Übersee-Museum offers a wide range of in-depth guided tours on topics from the fields of ethnology, natural history and commerce, as well as on current special exhibitions.

To the tours

Courses and workshops

The courses offered by the Übersee-Museum are as various as the topics in Übersee: whether Ikebana, Qigong in the Japanese garden of the house, African drumming and more – it’s worth trying out!

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Schattenspielfiguren im Detail


Exotic indulgences: at the Übersee-Museum, there are regular opportunities to experience live rituals from overseas, such as a Japanese tea ceremony. The processing and preparation of coffee can also be experienced in a demonstration.

To the demonstrations