The Wiechert earthquake station Göttingen is the first and oldest in the world, which was equipped with seismographs, which provided scientifically evaluable seismograms and are still in function. The place of living history of science has enjoyed great popularity for years of visitors from the region and overseas.

Führungen & Events – lebendiges Treiben und informative Unterhaltung auf der Erdbebenwarte

It’s starting again!
Guided tours will take place again from Sunday, 6 June 2021, more information – see “Next guided tours

Aktuelle Beben

Our earth is actually constantly moving, but only major quakes cause damage. Where was something going on?

Gauß & Erdmagnetismus

The brilliant mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss was also famous for his research on earth magnetism.

Are you planning to visit the earthquake station?

Der Seismograph mit dem 17-Tonnen-Pendel – im Eisenblechkessel: der Schwerspat.

More than 100-year-old measuring instruments work just as the first day.

It’s this way! Welcome to the world famous and popular historical earthquake station in Hainberg in Göttingen.