November 2011

All wrapped up

Work completed on roof and facade of main collections building.

October 2011

New main entrance for Verkehrszentrum branch museum

Entrance of Hall I of the Verkehrszentrum is re-opened after redesign in compliance with regulations for listed buildings.

October 2011

Revision of master plan

The refurbishment of the Congress Hall to develop a Forum of the Future is postponed. The Bavarian state government plans to build a concert hall at the site.

July 2011

Soaking up the rays

New photovoltaic facility on the roof of the Flugwerft Schleissheim branch museum begins generating power.

June 2011

Federal and state financing

Agreement signed between the Federal Republic of Germany, the Free State of Bavaria and the Deutsches Museum on the financing and implementation of the Future Initiative. The federal and state governments each contributed 180 million euros – including the funds from the Economic Stimulus II – resulting in a total budget of 400 million euros.

January 2011

Completion of the master plan

The master plan to implement the future initiative provides the basis for a redesign of the exhibitions, and is based on the results of numerous project teams and the ideas and proposals of external experts and planning specialists.