Information Resource on Collections and Museums
at Universities in Germany
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This object database gathers and presents information on material models in research and education. We define material models as physical objects that represent reference objects that may be of physical or theoretical nature.

Search Options for Material Models

Information about the represented reference objects can be accessed independently:


The database material models currently contains 2636 objects.

Further Information on Models

Texts with further information regarding conceptual and historical aspects of different model types.


There exists an extensive documentation for the project Material Models in Research and Eduction.