Designs finalised and approved for new exhibitions in Phase I: Chemistry, Hydrological Engineering / Bridges and Tunnels, Electronics, Robotics, Mathematical cabinet, Model Railway, Agriculture and Nutrition, Music, Photo and Film. For the other exhibitions in Phase I, detailed concepts are complete.
Completion of subterranean shell construction for the new Electrical Centre.
Land purchased in Erding outside Munich for the future central depository of the Deutsches Museum.
Dieter Lang is appointed by the Administrative Board as the general agent for the Future Initiative construction project.
About 1,300 holes are drilled into walls, ceilings and floors to investigate the load-bearing capacity and stability of the more than 100-year-old building.