December 2009

Eastern observatory re-opens

After restoration of the Goerz reflecting telescope and structural refurbishment of the dome, the eastern observatory is again open to museum visitors.

November 2009

Opening of Centre for New Technologies (ZNT)

Following refurbishments and modernisation work, the former railway exhibition hall opens as an interactive exhibition and research platform.

November 2009

New member in Founders' Circle

Association of the Bavarian Construction Industry donates 5 million euros to the Future Initiative and joins the Founders' Circle.

February 2009

Federal funding announced

The German federal government approves 29 million euros for the Future Initiative from the Economic Stimulus Package II.