One of the tasks of the MUT is also to make the collections of the University of Tübingen accessible to the public. Visit our museums and collections of the University of Tübingen. The special exhibitions of the MUT can also be found here.

Special exhibitions

Troia, Schliemann and Tübingen

28 October 2022 to 16 April 2023

In 2022, the Museum im Schloss Hohentübingen will celebrate its 25th birthday. To mark this anniversary, the MUT is planning the special exhibition "Troia, Schliemann and Tübingen" together with the Institute for Prehistory, Early History and Medieval Archaeology. The legendary discoverer of Troia, Heinrich Schliemann, will also celebrate his 200th birthday in 2022, and the University of Tübingen can look back on more than 30 years of Troia research: reasons enough to choose "Troia, Schliemann and Tübingen" as the theme of the annual exhibition 2022/23 at Schloss Hohentübingen.

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Troia for Kids

28. October 2022 to 16. April 2023

Accompanying the annual exhibition of the MUT, students of the University of Tübingen developed the discovery workshop "Troia for Kids" in the practical seminar "MUT for Everyone: 'Troia for Kids'" under the direction of Bettina Zundel M.A. This is supplemented by a quiz booklet developed by students as well as workshops and guided tours for children and young people. Through his workshop leads the Troian horse "Troi" ...

Katharina von Boehm-Bezing was responsible for the student project management and participation in the areas. The drawings of Troi in the discovery workshop were designed by Julia Noll-Rakus. This smaller presentation invites visitors to participate with various themes. The offerings include, for example, a shadow theater, a "text adventure," a reading corner where the Troian horse invites visitors, as well as peep boxes, tactile objects, a weaving workshop where a collaborative woven carpet is created, an art smithy, a photo wall with Ms. Schliemann, and much more.

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Permanent Exhibitions

Ancient Cultures

Worldwide unique treasures such as the earliest artworks and music instruments are guarded by the MUT at Höhentübingen Castle.

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Castle Laboratory Tübingen

The new, interactive exhibition is located directly at the worldwide oldest biochemistry workplace – in the former castle kitchen.

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The exhibition of the Ethnological Collection creates a fascinating trip through the areas of the South Seas and the Amazon lowlands.

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Bohnenberger Observatory

Since 1752, astronomers have been active at Hohentübingen Castle. The observatory, constructed by Johann G. F. Bohnenberger in 1814, lies at the cartographical centre point of the later kingdom of Württemberg and houses houses the "Reichenbach's repetition circle".

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Here you will find plateosaur skeletons, the skeletons of cave bears and the world's most important collection of stocky therapeutic dinosaurs from the southern hemisphere.

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Plant Diversity

On an area of ten hectares there are almost 10,000 plant species from all over the world, whose natural living conditions are modelled in the field and in the greenhouses.

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The permanent exhibition of the Psychological Collection shows instruments, equipment and objects of study from the last 100 years in connection with everyday questions to psychological miracles.

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Mind and Shape

The permanent exhibition offers insights into the world of mathematics. It is aimed at specialist scientists, as well as people without math expertise.

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The Mineral Collection presents important minerals, ores as well as gemstones from all over the world, and explains their significance for the understanding of the system Earth and for our life.

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The display collection in the Sigwartstraße presents many vertebrates and insect groups from Central Europe, as well as exotic animals from Africa, Asia, Australia and America.

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Graphic Collection

Since 1897, the Graphic Collection at the Art Historic Institute functions as teaching and art collection for the practice orientated education of students and is also available to the art interested public.

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Online Exhibitions

Further information about the Online Exhibitons can be found here.


In the archive you can see the exhibitions of the last years (only available in german).