• The HNF is closed
    until 14 February!

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Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum
Fürstenallee 7, 33102 Paderborn

Tu – Fr:9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sa – Su:  10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Closed Monday

Guided tour

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HNF closed

Like all museums, the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum will be closed until 14 february due to the Corona pandemic!

  • Before we get to heaven, there´s life on earth, and it is here that we must build a socially just society.
    Heinz Nixdorf, 1986
  • There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.
    Ken Olson, 1977
  • The Internet? Is that thing still around?
    Homer Simpson
  • Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window.
    Steve Wozniak
  • Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.
    Popular Mechanics, 1949
  • Spam will be a thing of the past in two years’ time.
    Bill Gates, 2004

Take a trip through 5,000 years of history and get to know inventors, entrepreneurs, historical machines and the latest technological developments in the process.

Our Instagram channel contains our most beautiful snapshots and all the latest news about the HNF.

A trip to the HNF turns a birthday party with friends into a real highlight.

As part of the national designation “Travel for Everyone”, the HNF has been certified and now bears the distinction “accessibility certified”.


The multimedia guide can be borrowed free of charge from the museum shop.


54 fascinating photos provide an overview of the main objects in the museum, from the clay tablet to the robot.


Get an extremely realistic virtual impression of the HNF with the 360-degree panoramas!


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1883 erfand Paul Nipkow die später nach ihm benannte Scheibe. Ab 1923 erprobte der Schotte John Logie Baird ähnliche Scheiben für Bildübertragungen. Am 26. Januar 1926 führte er in London sein System vor. Es umfasste ein mechanisch-optisches Aufnahmegerät und einen separaten Empfänger. Das Bild bestand aus dreißig Zeilen. Blairs Präsentation gilt als Beginn des Fernsehens....

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