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The Hamburg school Museum: photos, description (Hamburger Schulmuseum)

Hamburg Museum devoted to the history of the school, was opened in 1991, but in 2006 moved to its current address - in the building of the former Evangelical real school, 1886, district of St. Pauli.

The Museum tells the history of the city school from 1890 to 1960. The exhibition is divided into eras: Imperial Germany, the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich and post-war divided Germany. In the premises of the preserved old furniture, including desks connected to chairs. Among the exhibits is also worth noting a school uniform, for example, the famous sailor, stationery, geographical maps of various times, drugs, equipment and tools beginning of the century, chemical experiments and other school supplies.

Also in the Museum is a rich archive of photographs and documents illustrating the school life of the early and mid twentieth century. Moreover, at the moment, an exhibition dedicated to the history of sentimental albums with verses of the XIX-XX centuries.

In the extensive Museum library has more than 10 thousand of textbooks and manuals. In addition, visitors are invited to learn the history of school education in Hamburg, addresses topics such as the development of pedagogical movement in support of progressive education, Jewish education and other aspects of school life in the city.

Among the exhibitions in the Hamburg school Museum, stand out the following: "the School and society in Imperial Germany" and "Childhood during the Third Reich", allowing to plunge into the lives of ordinary German citizens at different times. Another small exhibition "Street games of 1900" is dedicated to the typical games and toys of the century. The Museum includes a tour.

The Museum operates a gift shop where you can buy authentic stationery, books, postcards and toys of the century.