in the Meersburg Zeppelin Museum (founded March 1989) are contemporary
relics of a legendary aero-nautical epoch arranged in a historically
and geographically correct way.
and artistic items, original constructional pieces of airships,
aluminium girders, gas pressure gauges, altitude measuring instruments,
technical installations and aeronautical items, radio sets, navigational
equipment and everything to do with the Zeppelin.
the items displayed in the museum are original parts of old Zeppelins.
Eighty percent of them are of a technical nature.
of the army
place of construction:
view of the Zeppelin Museum in Meersburg
exceptional item is the world's only example of a bombing control
system from the LZ 6. Other outstanding exhibition items are: a
part of the Echolot system from the LZ 30, an airship gyroscopic
compass as well as an original defused bomb from World War I, found
in northern England.
technical rarities include the radio of a World War I Naval airship,
an airship propeller, original aluminium girders from the LZ 127
and LZ 129 "Hindenburg", an on-board machine gun and a
morse code installation built by the Luftschiffbau at the turn of
the century, a device from the company Zeiss (situated in Jena)
to mesasure wind speed, an original aluminium stool from the marine
airship L59, several original steering wheels from airships, one
of the first sets of binoculars which could be used at night from
the company Zeiss (belonged to Captain Hans von Schiller), several
exhibits belonging to Ernst A. Lehmann, and much much more.