Germany, Poland, Sweden: Travel News: Berlin Museum closes, Vodka Museum opens

Berlin (dpa/tmn)
In Berlin, a traditional house is closing for several years, while in Kraków a museum on a traditional spirit is opening. Visual excursions into space will soon be possible in Gothenburg.

The Märkisches Museum in Berlin will close for several years at the end of the year and will be extensively renovated during this time. Admission is therefore free in December, with the last time being open on December 30th. Adults otherwise pay seven euros.

The house, which opened in 1908 near the Spree and not far from the television tower, was the first building in the world to be city ​​Museum was designed, according to the Stiftung Stadtmuseum Berlin.

Second vodka museum in Poland

Kraków – In Kraków you can learn about the history, culture and production of vodka. That Muzeum Fabryka Vodki is divided into seven thematic exhibitions, as the Polish Tourist Board writes. Among other things, it is about the social importance of vodka for the people in Poland and about the production of the spirit: A distillation plant from the 19th century is also on display. If you want, you can book tickets with or without a tasting.

It is the second house of its kind in Poland: there is already a vodka museum in Warsaw.

Virtual 360 degree experience in Gothenburg Universeum

Gothenburg – Holidaymakers will soon be able to take visual space journeys at the Wisdome in Gothenburg. The newly built dome on the roof of the Science Museum Universeum has a 360-degree canvas with the latest visualization technology, according to tourism agency Visit Sweden. In addition to excursions into space, visitors can also immerse themselves in the world of visual effects.

The Wisdome offers space for 150 people and is scheduled to open its doors in spring 2023. In addition to the new dome, the Universeum includes several aquariums, experimental rooms and a covered rainforest.

Table football games in the Archeology Museum in Chemnitz

A new exhibition in Chemnitz presents the variety of football games in the living room and children’s room. Around 50 exhibits, including around 40 games, show this State Museum of Archeology in its foyer exhibition “Heim-Spiel. Table football in the pre-digital age”, which opens to visitors on Wednesday (November 23). However, you will look in vain for the pub table football or the game console. Instead, the focus is on the once popular games in which the ball is flicked across the field with a finger or set in motion with a blowpipe.

The games on display come from the collection of sports historian Hans-Peter Hock. The aim is to present the diversity of the table football game. Admission to the exhibition is free and can be seen until January 8th.


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