Museum 4.0 (museum4punkt0), since 2016

Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz (Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation)
Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Developing concepts for digital curation and digital content dissemination; using new dissemination methods to directly and immediately shape interaction with museum audiences

Target groups:
Museum audiences from seven cultural institutions in Germany selected as examples

Expected results:
Facilitating interdisciplinary and inter-regional cooperation between museums to develop digital offerings and dissemination methods; offering new ways of learning, experiencing and interacting with museums; testing pilot educational and digital content in different kinds of museums, such as museums for natural history, technology, migration, folk customs/intangible cultural heritage, art and cultural history

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Scenarios for implementing modern technology including virtual reality, augmented reality and 3D modelling tested through six sub-projects plans made to provide easy access to example projects by gradually putting the methods and materials/prototypes developed as part of the initiative online from 2020; findings discussed and common questions on data analysis, operating concepts, dissemination, visitor statistics and technical standards addressed

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

EU15 million

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
National Museums in Berlin
Public Sector
German Emigration Centre (Deutsches Auswandererhaus)
Public Sector
Deutsches Museum
Public Sector
Museums of Swabian-Alemannic Fastnacht
Public Sector
Senckenberg Museum of Natural History Görlitz
Public Sector
Berlin Palace – Humboldtforum Foundation
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)