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Archaeological State Collection

National Network: 
Germany
Address: 
Lerchenfeldstrasse 2
80538 Munich
Germany
Telephone: 
0049 89 21124 468
Organisation Type: 
Public Institution
Year of Establishment: 
1885
Fields of Activity: 
General Information: 

The Archaeological State Collection in Munich has a collection of artefacts representing central European and Mediterranean Arts and Archaeology. We have about 60 employees responsible for the main collection and 11 daughter museums in Bavaria. The budgetary provided by the state is fixed to different sectors of our work (conservation, research, museum work etc.). For exhibitions and public affairs the regular budget p.a. is about 90.000 €. Additionally we have different funding by science or cultural foundations. Concrete projects: preparation of the big Exhibition: "Alexander the Great - Ruler of the world (2013)". Our main partners are Archaeological Museums and Institutions in Germany and Europe.

Mission and Objectives: 

Presentation of the cultural relationships between the Mediterraneum and Central Europe in prehistoric and protohistoric times.

Main Projects / Activities: 

Research and exhibitions, e.g. 2011/2012 “In southern light - Encountering of antique cultures between the Mediterranean Sea and Central Europe”. “Alexander the Great” (2013). “Art of the Cyklades” (2014).

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

Exchange of exhibitions, exchange of researchers.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

Staying in contact with international museums and research communities working in the same field.

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Prof. Dr. Rupert Gebhard
Head of the organisation: 
Prof. Dr. Rupert Gebhard
Contact (2) Full Name: 
Dr. Andrea Lorentzen