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.

Every 1st Sunday of the month – 2 pm

  • 3rd June 2018
  • 1st July 2018
  • 5th August 2018
Führungen & Events – lebendiges Treiben und informative Unterhaltung auf der Erdbebenwarte

On every first Sunday of the month, there is something going on at 2:00 pm on the grounds of the historic earthquake station.

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?

Führungen & Events der WIechert'schen Erdbebenwarte

14. FEBRUARY 2018

YouTube video about the earthquake station

In January 2018, Tom Scott, a YouTube filmmaker with over 1 million followers, filmed...

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.