Otto Schott (1851 - 1935) is considered the founder of modern glass science and pioneer of the special glass industry. In 1884, together with Ernst Abbe and Carl Zeiss, he founded the Glastechnisches Laboratorium Schott & Gen, today's SCHOTT AG.

In the SCHOTT Villa in Jena, where Otto Schott once lived with his family, his life's work and the corporate and innovation history of the SCHOTT Group are presented in various exhibitions.

When you visit the SCHOTT Villa in Jena, you can go on a virtual time travel by using your smartphone and the SCHOTT Villa app. To do so, please download the free SCHOTT Villa App to your smartphone by clicking on the corresponding button at the bottom of this page.

Independent of a visit to the SCHOTT Villa, you can take a virtual tour of the villa here.

Opening times:

Tuesday to Thursday: 01.00 pm until 05.00 pm.

Admission free!

Bus parking available.
The SCHOTT Villa is accessible to wheel chair users.
Otto-Schott-Strasse 13
07745 Jena
Ute Haubold
Unternehmenskommunikation Jena
Phone:+49 (0)3641/681-5304
Fax:+49 (0)3641/681-5201

SCHOTT Villa App