Special Exhibitions

May 12 – October 8, 2017

Revolutionary and State Premier – Kurt Eisner (1867-1919)

The Münchner Stadtmuseum is pleased to commemorate Kurt Eisner’s 150th birthday (Berlin 1867 - Munich 1919) with an exhibition that focuses on his career as journalist and politician. Even today many different movements lay claim to this charismatic public figure. This biographical exhibition is the first in a series of events in 2018/2019 in which the City of Munich turns a spotlight on the history of the German November Revolution.


March 24 – July 16, 2017

No secrets! – Images of Surveillance

Since Edward Snowden’s disclosures, no-one has been in any doubt about the existence of widespread digital surveillance and monitoring. However, it is not intelligence agencies alone that obtain data from our use of media technologies. Automated analysis of electronic processes, events and communications is also employed to interpret people’s behavior in the “Internet of Things” and the mind-blowing world of “Big Data”.


Since July 13, 2012

SOUNDLAB.1 – The Museum Goes Audible

The Music Collection as a "sound laboratory": In the Soundlab, an array of interactive exhibits encourages visitors to experiment with sound and acoustics: for example, by trying out a slit drum, a "xylonator" or the "stamping tubes."