Lehmann & Werder Museumsmedien GbR

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Profile of the organisation

Media & Web for culture and remembrance

Museumsmedien is an SME focused on the development of web offers and multimedia solutions. The main emphasis is on the development of interactive media for the educational work in memorials, museums, exhibitions and other cultural institutions. The service Museumsmedien offers goes from consultancy to the final media-product. This includes software development, database development, screen design, hardware consultancy and staff training. Museumsmedien is specialized on the use of open source technology as e.g. MySQL, Typo3 or Ubuntu Linux.

Role in the project

Museumsmedien is leader of one of the museums subpilots and provider of the Toolbox. The Toolbox will target mainly educational staff and exhibition managers from small and medium-sized museums and memorials, with the aim of enabling them to use Europeana for creating educational worksheets, presentations or storyboards for a media production. A Best practice video example will be produced.

Key personnel

Beatrix Lehmann is a diploma museologist (UAS).

Together with Peter Werder she founded Lehmann & Werder Museumsmedien in 1997. Her main field of interest is the usability of digital media in cultural institutions, like museums, memorial centres, associations and research institutions. She planed several projects for Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, the Institute for Museum Research in Berlin, the German Resistance Memorial Center, the German Museum Association, the Topography of Terror, Berlin. In the EU funded project HarmoSearch, her task was to coordinate the dissemination work package.

From 2001 – 2014 she was lecturer in museology at Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) in Berlin (University of Applied Sciences) and Touro College Berlin.

Peter Werder is a diploma museologist (UAS). Under his direction Museumsmedien produces digital media for museums, memorial centres and research institutions. As technical manager he is among others responsible for websites in several EU- Projects e.g. – the European exhibition portal (, EGMUS (, ENUMERATE (, Collections Mobility ( and HarmoSearch ( during the duration of the project.

From 2001 – 2009 he was lecturer in museology at Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft in Berlin (HTW).