“Breaking Lab” at the Leibniz research museums


On July 18, the video and livestream series of the eight Leibniz research museums starts together with the Science YouTuber “Breaking Lab”. Jacob Beautemps alias “Breaking Lab” dives into “A World in Motion” over the next six months. Together with experts from the museums, he explores diverse research topics and takes a look behind the scenes. On November 14, “Breaking Lab” will visit LIB, Museum Koenig Bonn for a livestream focusing on the topic of biodiversity.

The first livestream at the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg will feature exciting objects in motion. Jacob will talk to experts on site as well as researchers at the Deutsches Museum in Munich and the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung in Frankfurt. And of course with you! Questions can be asked directly to Jacob and our researchers. There will also be a live quiz.

But this is just the beginning. After the first joint

livestream on July 18, starting at 6 p.m. here

“Breaking Lab” will go on a journey through the Leibniz research museums in further livestreams and videos. While “a world in change” with a special focus on biodiversity will be the topic at Museum Koenig Bonn in November, other research museums will take up topics such as mobility or digitalization. We will discuss many questions about our world in motion together and gain very special insights behind the scenes of the research museums.

Here is an overview of the dates to make a note of:

  • July 18 Livestream at the Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nuremberg starting at 6 p.m.
  • August 30 Livestream at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin
  • This will be followed by video releases filmed at the Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum Bremerhaven, at MONREPOS – Archäologisches Forschungszentrum und Museum für menschliche Verhaltensevolution in Neuwied, at the Deutschen Bergbau-Museum Bochum and the Senckenberg Naturmuseum Frankfurt t.b.d.
  • November 14 Livestream at the LIB, Museum Koenig Bonn
  • As well as another livestream at the Deutsches Museum in Munich in December

The livestreams and videos are created through a collaboration of the Leibniz research museums with “Breaking Lab” as part of the joint “Aktionsplan” of the eight museums. This is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the federal states in which the research museums are located, following a decision by the Bundestag.


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