In the 1950s and 1960s aroused in Germany radiograms and audio equipment from the house of Cuba with such a beautiful name like Capri, Germany longing for southern countries. Since not all people could travel abroad, the Germans brought Italian ambience in their living room – just with Tonmöbeln from the house of Cuba.
After the war from Breslau has come to Wolfenbüttel Gerhard Kubetschek recognized the wishes of his fellow countrymen and produced enchanting music chests. More than 100 of the finest specimens are now on display in the museum in Cuba Wolfenbüttel – in the board room of the former Cuban plant.
The Cuban history is the history of the Economic Miracle’s Gerhard Kubetschek – recorded in the book “Gerhard Kubetschek – passionate entrepreneurs” of the Brunswick journalists Jörg Brokmann. Shortly before the 1948 currency reform based Kubetschek in Wolfenbüttel audio furniture company “Cuba”. After years of expansion has “Cuba” 1957 on three plants in Wolfenbüttel and Braunschweig. The mid-60s he bends the competition from the USA and realized from the sale of his company to General 80 million DM .At this time, 1966, he employed 4,000 people.
Visitors are kidnapped in Cuba Museum in the economic miracle. Based on the impressive career of theself-made man Gerhard Kubetschek the departure years of the Federal Republic are traced.
Every second Saturday in month: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Guided tour: On request by eMail or telephone.
Lindener Str. 15
(Entrance Gewerbehof KUBA, under the figures)
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