• Save the date: Berlin 2019

    We have started to plan our conference for 2019. It will take place in Berlin and also Dresden (Germany) from September 23rd to 25th. Details will be published soon 😀 But we can already let you know our hosts: German Museum of Technology Berlin Museum for Communication Berlin Transport Museum Dresden Bundeswehr Military History Museum

  • Impressions of the conference in Ottawa

    See you next year at the Deutsches Technikmuseum in Berlin! Excursion to the Canadian Railway Museum in St. Constant Conference participants trying the VR-App at the National Gallery of Canada Day 2: Canada Science and Technology Museum Day 1 at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum

  • Presidents letter: Join us at this year’s conference!

    Dear IATM members and non-members, This past year we had a wonderful conference that took us to Lucerne, Berne and through the historic tunnels to the Ticino district of Switzerland on the Italian border. We were warmly welcomed by the Transport Museum in Lucerne, the Museum of Communication in Berne and to Bellinzona in Ticino and the Castello Sasso Carbero. As always it was wonderful to bring together colleagues from museums facing the same issues with the same lack of resources. You can read the full report at here. In Switzerland we tried a new type of model for the sessions. Instead of having presenters at each session we broke…

  • Call for Paper now open!

    Please be sure to read all information below in preparing your submission for the special CIMUSET 46th CONFERENCE 2018, a joint conference with the International Association of Transport and Communications Museums (IATM) to be held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Submission Guidelines: • Abstracts must not exceed 250 words. • Submissions must be received by midnight (12:00AM, EST) June 29th, 2018. Late entries will not be considered. • All submissions will be vetted by the Review Committee. • Your submission (and any subsequent acceptance) of an abstract is a commitment by you to present your paper in person at the conference. • Submitters will be notified, via email, by the Review…


    Joint Conference with INGENIUM & CIMUSET “MUSEUMS IN A DIGITAL WORLD” IATM Part: CANADA , Ottawa/ Montreal, 15-17 (optional 18) October 2018, meet and greet 14 October Read more

  • Stephen Quick

    Presidents report for 2016

    This report will cover the activities for the International Association of Transport and Communication Museums (IATM) for the year 2016. The report will cover the objectives, conferences, activities, programs and significant results realized during this past year. For information on the Association please refer to our website at https://www.iatm.museum. The Association like many associations has been caught up in the transformation of museums and the question of their continued relevance occurring over the last years. It was felt that given the new visitor experience drivers, challenges associated with the care and stewardship of large post industrial revolution transport collections that it was time to pull together as an association and…

  • Next conference

    The next IATM conference will be held in Lucerne and Berne (Switzerland)  from September 24 to 27, 2017! Details will be published soon! Our hosts: Swiss Transport Museum Museum of Communication Berne