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FAQs concerning the major travelling exhibition (only in german)

What costs are involved?
A borrowing fee of €180.00 per month is payable in advance. The borrower commits to taking out ‘nail to nail’ insurance to the value of €30,000.00 for the loan period. The borrower is liable for any damage to the exhibition. A copy of the insurance policy must be submitted in advance.

How many components does the full exhibition have?
The major exhibition consists of 25 six-part display stands for the suspension of the text or image banners and of five smaller, three-dimensional display objects.

What are the measurements of the largest/longest/widest component?
The pillar is highest (2.10 metres), the bed is widest (1m).

Are assembly instructions available?
There are assembly guidelines which will be handed out with the loan of the exhibition.
How much time is needed for assembly?
In our experience it takes two workers approx. one working day to set up the exhibition.

Which tools are needed for assembly?
The exhibition can be assembled with ordinary tools plus a TORX screw-driver set.

How much storage space is required?
The major exhibition needs a storage space of 4x4x2.20 metres.

How is the exhibition supplied?
The major exhibition comes in 14 wooden chests and an aluminium transport case. The transport case must only to be used for the exhibition banners and their protective packaging. The exhibition banners are rolled up and covered in foil. The following objects are also part of the exhibition:
1 bed
1 plywood question mark (2 parts)
1 wooden frame with steel rail
1 bust with base
2 trestles with a table top
1 perspex tube for magazines
Index of the major travelling exhibition

How are the components packed for transport?
The components are stored in wooden chests. The objects of the major exhibition are only wrapped in protective foil.

What vehicle is needed for transport?
A lorry with a loading platform is definitely required.

What is needed for loading and unloading?
Two strong persons are necessary for unloading and therefore need to accompany the transport. The Institute regrets that it cannot provide help with unloading.


Contact person for booking the exhibition

Archivist Prof. Dr. Martin Dinges
Institut für Geschichte der Medizin der Robert Bosch Stiftung  
Straußweg 17
D-70184 Stuttgart
Tel.: 0711 / 46 08 41 67 (direct)
Tel.: 0711 / 46 08 41 71+72 (Secretaries)
Fax: 0711 / 46 08 41 81

Contact person for the technical procedure

Archivist Sandra Dölker
Institut für Geschichte der Medizin der Robert Bosch Stiftung Stuttgart
Straußweg 17
D-70184 Stuttgart
Tel.: 0711 / 46 08 41 70
Fax: 0711 / 46 08 41 81