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

  • 7 June 2020 – canceled
  • 5 July 2020 – conditionally
  • 2 August 2020 – conditionally

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

The guided tours on every first Sunday of the month from 14.00 hrs on the grounds of the historical seismological station are currently cancelled or start with restrictions. We will inform you promptly.

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.