Schulmuseum (School Museum)

You will find out how schools developed and what classrooms looked like in 1850, 1900 and 1930. Historic teaching materials and quaint exhibits like old slate pencil boxes, satchels and the big cardboard cones filled with sweets and little presents received on the first day of school, bring back fond memories of long-gone schooldays.

At the Schulmuseum Friedrichshafen (school museum) it´s like going back to school. During your visit you will find out how schools developed and what classrooms looked like in 1850, 1900 and 1930. Historic teaching materials and quaint exhibits like old slate pencil boxes, satchels and the big cardboard cones filled with sweets and little presents received on the first day of school, bring back fond memories of long-gone schooldays. On the two seater school bench you can try out writing on slates. Negative aspects of former school life are represented too, for example how discipline and obedience were enforced on pupils by caning, shaming them on a wooden donkey or making them kneel on a three-sided piece of wood.

Contact

Schulmuseum (School Museum)
Friedrichstraße 14
88045 Friedrichshafen
Phone +49 7541 203-55610

http://www.schulmuseum.friedrichshafen.de
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Opening hours
April to October: Tuesday to Sunday 10am - 5pm
November to March: Tuesday to Sunday 2 - 5pm