Highlights of the Exhibition

The OZEANEUM’s permanent exhibit display a number of rare original animals and plants as well as those produced in-house.

Ozeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Ozeaneum, Stiftung Deutsches Meeresmuseum

Reliefglobus by Ausstellung WeltmeerOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Ocean Exhibit 

The first stop on the tour is focused around the theme of “oceanic biodiversity.” The exhibition takes visitors down into the blue waters of the world’s oceans. On display are various exhibits that provide a glimpse of life under water.

The glass model of the Agalmopsis elegans jellyfish.Ozeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Small transparent capsules protect the stingers.Ozeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

A hidden treasure showcase in the Ocean exhibit at the OZEANEUMOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

The bizarre shells of murex snails, also known as rock snails, protects the animal against predators.Ozeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Showcase in the Ocean exhibit – Diversity of marine life at the OZEANEUM.Ozeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Baltic Sea exhibitOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Baltic Sea Exhibit 

Travelling along a virtual route through the Baltic Sea and along its shores, the exhibit paints a picture of the various shorelines and their typical communities.

Schwebende Planktonwolke by Ausstellung OstseeOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Krebslarvenmodell by Ausstellung OstseeOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Schweinswale sind die einzigen in der Ostsee heimischen Wale und ein Schwerpunkt der Forschung am Duetschen MeeresmuseumOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Sea eagle in the wintry landscapeOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Ringed seals have a round head shapeOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Die in arktischen gewässern lebenden Eisenten überwintern auf der OstseeOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

View into the exhibitionOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Exploration and Exploitation of the Seas

The layout of the exhibit is modeled on a ship's deck. Beyond the railing, large marine research equipment is presented, as are model marine life specimens .

Gallery of research vesselsOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Model of the research vessel POLARSTERNOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Diorama in the Exploration and Exploitation of the Seas exhibit.Ozeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Site scan sonar to study the seabedOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

The helmets are height adjustable and can be worn by all ages.Ozeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

In der Ausstellung Erforschung und Nutzung der Meere wird der Schwertfisch zusammen mit anderen Meeresbewohnern gezeigtOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Die Artenvielfalt der Meere by Ausstellung Erforschung und Nutzung der MeereOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

This photography slide at the OZEANEUM was used in the 1970s.Ozeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Manganese nodules contain valuable metals.Ozeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Mit dem industriellen Abbau von Manganknollen wurde bisher noch nicht begonnenOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Schleppnetz by Ausstellung Erforschung und Nutzung der MeereOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Ein 15 Meter großer Pottwal im Kampf mit einem RiesenkalmarOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

1:1 Giants of the Seas 

The last stop of the museum tour offers visitors a one-of-a-kind exhibit. Just like divers, visitors delve under the water into the fascinating world of whales and other marine giants.

Mantarochen sind friedliche Meeresriesen und ernähren sich wie Blauwale von kleinen MeerestierenOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Sailors once told of gigantic monsters after encounters with giant squid.Ozeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

The giant clam is threatened with extinction thanks to pollution and overfishing.Ozeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

Konserviertes Herz eines Finnwals im Vergleich zu einem menschlichen HerzOzeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

The specimen featured in the OZEANEUM is just under six meters long.Ozeaneum, Foundation German Oceanographic Museum

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