Network and Research

The Missionsmuseum is part of a network of ethnological museums, missionary or other collections and scientific institutions at home and abroad.

Professional advice, scientific exchange and loans of objects are key issues for cooperation.


We would like to especially mention:

Opens external link in new windowMuseum 5 Kontinente (former Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde), München
To this State Museum of Ethnology we are closely connected by the history of our African collection.

Opens external link in new windowOverseas Korean Cultural Heritage Foundation (OKCHF), Seoul
Several teams from the Foundation scientifically investigated the Missionsmuseum's Korean collection between 2015 and 2017. The OKCHF has taken over the costs for restoration of the Korean Map of the World "Gonyeo jeondo".

Opens external link in new windowLinden-Museum, Stuttgart
One of the biggest State Museums of Ethnology in Europe which supported us with advice on presenting our collection.

Opens external link in new windowNational Museum of Korea, Seoul
Since 2013, this museum houses a permanent loan of 21 silk paintings of Korean landscape painter Jeong Seon (1676-1759) from the Missionsmuseums' collection.

Opens external link in new windowBenedictine Abbey St. Hildegard, Eibingen near Rüdesheim am Rhein
In the Abbey's restoration workshop for ecclesiastical records the Korean Map of the World "Gonyeo jeondo" was restored expertly in 2014/15. 

Opens external link in new windowZoologische Staatssammlung, München
The Zoological State Collection was involved in the scientific identification of the stuffed animals during the Missionsmuseum's redesign. The majority of St. Ottilien Fr. Johannes Häfliger's butterfly and beetles collection was transferred to the State Collection for scientific research.

Opens external link in new windowMuseum Mensch und Natur, München
This museum supported us during renovation with expert advice on the preservation of our zoological collection.

Opens external link in new windowKorea National Arboretum and Forest Museum, Gwangneung, Korea
A large herbarium from the beginning of the 20th century collected by St. Ottilien's missionary Fr. Andreas (André) Eckardt was donated to the Korea National Arboretum.

We would like to thank the Opens external link in new windowTutzing Mission Benedictine Sisters for the loan of objects from the Oksadok (Korea) prison camp, Opens external link in new windowBenedictine Abbey Ndanda (Tanzania) for the loan of the Nyangao monstrance and Opens external link in new windowBenedictine Abbey Peramiho (Tanzania) for surrendering the motorcycle.