museum-digitalrheinland

Close

Search museums

Close

Search collections

museum-digital:rheinland

Blüte @ Stiftung KERAMION - Zentrum für moderne+historische Keramik (CC BY-NC-SA)

Museums, Collections, Objects ...

There are many good reasons to visit museums. Attending an event or an exhibition are just two of these. Museums "show" and "stage", they "educate" and "stimulate". But there is much more to museums than these: museums are places of safekeeping and research. These are two sides of a museum that are not often visible, yet they build the very core of a museum's visibility. It is the museum objects that are displayed, stored and studied. They are at the center of (almost) all work done in a museum. However, not all of objects kept in a museum can be showcased at once. Much has to remain in storage, hidden from the visitors.

On this website museums showcase their objects, in current exhibits and beyond. More than what can be shown in a museum's viewing space.

A random selection of objects can be found on the right. Click on them to learn more. More objects of interest can be found by using the search bar on the left.

Overviews and descriptions of the various objects, collections, and participating museums are accessible via the navigation bar at the top.

15 Museums
97 Collections
For example Brandenburg
1028 Objects
For example Hostilianus

Places

Find maps, for museums and objects ...

Deutschland

Timeline

On the timeline, you can find objects sorted by the chronology of events linked to them.

Timeline

Selected objects

Victorinus
Maxentius
Olympisches Diplom | XV. Olympische Winterspiele 1988, Calgary
Bartmannkrug
Zugangsberechtigung "Deelnemer Tribune" | Spiele der IX. Olympiade - 1928, Amsterdam
Julian
Herennius Etruscus
Deckelpokal mit Bacchanal
Tetricus II.
Tetricus I.
Tetricus I.
Claudius Gothicus
Maximinus Thrax
Bartmannkrug
Postumus
Heinrich Ehmsen, Für die Idee, um 1919/21
Maximianus
Victorinus
Lykien