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Altes Museum

Altes Museum

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Altes Museum

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

The exhibition of the Collection of Classical Antiquities brings together the Greeks, Etruscans and Romans. The collection includes jewellery and coins, tombs and sanctuaries, vases with impressive artwork and statues of well-known emperors and powerful gods, providing a unique insight into the antique world.

Altes Museum
Am Lustgarten
10178 Berlin
www.smb.museum/museen-un…

Public Transportation

Bus 100, 200, Bus 100, 200

R1 R7
Anne Frank Centre

Anne Frank Centre

Anne Frank Centre

The exhibition presents the world of Anne Frank, as well as her friends and family, in the historical context of National Socialism. There is also space given to young people from Berlin and their response today to the questions raised in Anne’s diary.

Anne Frank Centre
Rosenthaler Straße 39
10178 Berlin
www.annefrank.de

Public Transportation

Bus M48, TXL, 100, 200, Bus M48, TXL, 100, 200

R1 R2
Anti-War Museum

Anti-War Museum

Anti-War Museum

The Anti-War Museum displays photos, documents and objects from both World Wars as well as a large map showing current wars and conflicts.

Anti-War Museum
Brüsseler Straße 21
13353 Berlin
www.anti-kriegs-museum.de

Archenhold Observatory Berlin

Archenhold Observatory Berlin

Stiftung Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin

Archenhold Observatory Berlin

Stiftung Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin

The Archenhold-Sternwarte is the oldest and largest public observatory in Germany; it contains exhibitions exploring the solar system, the dimensions of space and the history of the development of astronomy.

Archenhold Observatory Berlin
Alt-Treptow 1
12435 Berlin
www.sdtb.de/Archenhold-S…

Public Transportation

Bus 165, 166, 265

R8
asisi Panorama Berlin

asisi Panorama Berlin

asisi Panorama Berlin

In a specially designed steel rotunda at Checkpoint Charlie, the Berlin artist Yadegar Asisi presents a monumental panorama of everyday life in Kreuzberg district in the 1980s, behind the Berlin Wall.

asisi Panorama Berlin
Friedrichstraße 205
Checkpoint Charlie
10117 Berlin
www.asisi.de

Public Transportation

U6, Bus M29

R4 R7
Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung

Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung

Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung

The Bauhaus Archive contains the largest collection on the history of the Bauhaus movement worldwide. The current special exhibition shows photographs by Hélène Binet depicting buildings by internationally famous artists, primarily in black and white.

Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung
Klingelhöferstraße 14
10785 Berlin
www.bauhaus.de

Public Transportation

Bus M29, 100, 106, 187, N26

R3
Berlin Cathedral

Berlin Cathedral

Berlin Cathedral

The Berlin Cathedral was built under Kaiser Wilhelm II between 1894 and 1905 as a royal and collegiate church of the Hohenzollern dynasty. Inside are works by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Christian Daniel Rauch and Friedrich August Stüler, among others, which originate from the previous church on the site. In the crypt there are over 90 sarcophagi from members of the House of Hohenzollern, dating from the 16th to the 20th century. The Cathedral is open late for the Long Night of Religions, which is taking place for the fourth time in Berlin on 29th August. Visitors to the Long Night of Museums are warmly invited to join the vespers and readings (6pm-11pm). At midnight, guests will be treated to an organ concert. The church and crypt are open until 2am.

Berlin Cathedral
Am Lustgarten
10178 Berlin
www.berlinerdom.de

Public Transportation

Bus 100, 200, Bus 100, 200

R1 R7
Berlin Fire Brigade Museum

Berlin Fire Brigade Museum

Berlin Fire Brigade Museum

The exhibition in the Tegel Fire Station tells the history of the Berlin Fire Brigade, starting with fire-fighting in the time of the first fire regulations in 1650 and taking us up to the current day. A particularly special exhibit stands in front of the Fire Brigade Museum: the very first rescue helicopter used in Berlin, the BO 105.

Berlin Fire Brigade Museum
Veitstraße 5
13507 Berlin
www.feuerwehrmuseum-berl…

Berlin Hemp Museum

Berlin Hemp Museum

Berlin Hemp Museum

The only hemp museum in Germany explores the diverse uses of the plant and its significance for different cultures across the world.

Berlin Hemp Museum
Mühlendamm 5
10178 Berlin
www.hanfmuseum.de

Public Transportation

Bus M48, TXL, 100, 200, Bus M48, TXL, 100, 200

R1 R2
Berlin Planetarium and Wilhelm Foerster Observatory

Berlin Planetarium and Wilhelm Foerster Observatory

Berlin Planetarium and Wilhelm Foerster Observatory

Equipped with the latest Fulldome technology, the planetarium’s huge dome is projected with a starry sky for a captivating visitor experience. In clear weather conditions, visitors can also view the stars from the observatory.

Berlin Planetarium and Wilhelm Foerster Observatory
Munsterdamm 90
12169 Berlin
www.planetarium-berlin.d…

Opening hours:

18 bis 24 Uhr

Public Transportation

R6
Berlin Story Museum and Bunker

Berlin Story Museum and Bunker

Berlin Story Museum and Bunker

In March, the Berlin Story Museum moved from Unter den Linden to a five-storey overground bunker near Anhalter Bahnhof. On one floor the museum presents the history of Berlin in 30 stages with installations, photos, films, city models and exhibits, letting you experience 800 years of history in only an hour. The bunker was built in 1943 to provide protection for up to 12,000 people during the Second World War and was connected to Anhalter Bahnhof station via tunnel. On the Long Night of the Museums you can take a look at the underground level, which has retained many original features including an emergency power generator.

Berlin Story Museum and Bunker
Schöneberger Straße 23A
10963 Berlin
www.berlinstory-museum.de

Public Transportation

Bus M29

R4
Berlin U-Bahn Museum

Berlin U-Bahn Museum

Berlin U-Bahn Museum

Based in a former station control centre, the museum focuses on the technology of Berlin’s underground network, including machine demonstrations.

Berlin U-Bahn Museum
Eingangshalle des U-Bahnhofs Olympia-Stadion, Rossitter Platz 1
14053 Berlin
www.ag-berliner-u-bahn.d…

Berlin Wall Memorial

Berlin Wall Memorial

Berlin Wall Memorial

Berlin Wall Memorial is the central remembrance site for the division of Germany. Located along the former border zone at Bernauer Straße, it stretches 1.4 km and is accompanied by multimedia portals and texts about everyday life by the Wall and escape attempts. This is the last piece of the Berlin Wall that has been retained in its original depth. The Documentation Centre holds a permanent exhibition about the building of the Wall, the series of events leading up to it and its consequences.

Berlin Wall Memorial
Bernauer Straße 111/119
13355 Berlin
www.berliner-mauer-geden…

Public Transportation

S1, S2, S25, Bus 245

R5
Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial

Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial

Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial

On the site of the main former remand prison the memorial presents the lives of political prisoners in the GDR and the inner workings of the Ministry of State Security (Stasi).

Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial
Genslerstraße 66
13055 Berlin
www.stiftung-hsh.de

Public Transportation

Bus 256, N56

R2
Berlinische Galerie

Berlinische Galerie

Berlin State Museum for Art, Photography and Architecture

Berlinische Galerie

Berlin State Museum for Art, Photography and Architecture

The special exhibition “Radically Modern” in the newly renovated Berlinische Galerie shows architectural visions for Berlin in the 1960s, following the destruction and division of the city. The state museum for modern art, photography and architecture collects and presents art created in Berlin from 1870 to today.

Berlinische Galerie
Alte Jakobstraße 124-128
10969 Berlin
www.berlinischegalerie.de

Public Transportation

Bus 248, N42

R4
Bertelsmann Unter den Linden 1

Bertelsmann Unter den Linden 1

Bertelsmann Unter den Linden 1

The representative office of Bertelsmann is a place for communication and cultural exchange, as well as a place for music and literature.

Bertelsmann Unter den Linden 1
Unter den Linden 1
10117 Berlin
www.unter-den-linden-1.de

Public Transportation

Bus 100, 200, Bus 100, 200

R1 R7
BlackBox Kalter Krieg

BlackBox Kalter Krieg

BlackBox Kalter Krieg

The BlackBox Cold War exhibition depicts the division of Germany and Berlin in the context of the international Cold War conflict, at the site of the historic tank confrontation of 1961. Media terminals, films, original documents and artefacts show the complex relationship between the Berlin Wall, the Korean War and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

BlackBox Kalter Krieg
Friedrichstraße 47
Ecke Zimmerstraße
10117 Berlin
www.bfgg.de/zentrum-kalt…

Public Transportation

U6, Bus M29

R4 R7
Bode-Museum

Bode-Museum

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Bode-Museum

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

The special exhibition “ONE GOD – Abraham’s Legacy on the Nile” shows the different facets of religious life and the everyday coexistence of the Nile region’s three religious communities from antiquity to the Middle Ages. The permanent exhibition houses the Sculpture Collection with works from the Early Middle Ages to the late 18th century, the Museum of Byzantine Art and the collection of coins and medals, the Münzkabinett.

Bode-Museum
Am Kupfergraben
10178 Berlin
www.smb.museum/museen-un…

Public Transportation

Bus 100, 200, Bus 100, 200

R1 R7
Bröhan-Museum

Bröhan-Museum

State Museum for Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Functionalism (1889–1939)

Bröhan-Museum

State Museum for Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Functionalism (1889–1939)

Clothing finery – in the special exhibition “Kimono”, modern Japanese textile art meets the works of Jugendstil in an exciting dialogue. In the permanent exhibition, the internationally oriented epochal museum presents works of Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Functionalism.

Bröhan-Museum
Schloßstraße 1a
14059 Berlin
www.broehan-museum.de

Public Transportation

Bus M45, 109

R3
Brücke Museum Berlin

Brücke Museum Berlin

Brücke Museum Berlin

The only museum worldwide dedicated to the artist group “Brücke” currently houses a comprehensive exhibition of 100 works by Max Kaus and Erich Heckel. Kaus met Heckel, ten years his senior, in Ostend during the First World War. They cultivated not only a lively artistic exchange, but also an intense friendship, which finds expression in the their stylistically and thematically related works.

Brücke Museum Berlin
Bussardsteig 9
14195 Berlin
www.bruecke-museum.de

Opening hours:

18 bis 24 Uhr

Public Transportation

Bus 115

R6
Camaro Haus

Camaro Haus

Alexander und Renata Camaro Stiftung

Camaro Haus

Alexander und Renata Camaro Stiftung

Camaro House, built in 1893, once accommodated Käthe Kollwitz and Paula Modersohn-Becker’s painting lessons. The Alexander und Renata Camaro Foundation looks after the works of the artist couple, making them available to the public. They support artistic movements in fine art, dance, literature, film and music that are significantly influenced by the many-facetted works of Alexander Camaro. Camaro made a name for himself in Expressionist Dance in the 1930s and later taught at the Berlin State School of Fine Arts after the War.

Camaro Haus
Potsdamer Straße 98A
10785 Berlin
www.camaro-stiftung.de

Public Transportation

Bus M48, M85

Computer Games Museum

Computer Games Museum

Computer Games Museum

The Computer Games Museum houses the internationally unique permanent exhibition on the cultural history of gaming, showing the development of computer games over the years. See milestones like the first home video game console from 1972 (Odyssey), the first game computer (Commodore C64), and the first mass-produced computer game machine (ComputerSpace).

Computer Games Museum
Karl-Marx Allee 93A
10243 Berlin
www.computerspielemuseum…

Public Transportation

R2
Deutsche Bank KunstHalle

Deutsche Bank KunstHalle

Deutsche Bank KunstHalle

The current group exhibition “Photo Poetics: An Anthology” throws light on this recent development in photog raphy. In the tradition of concept art, the photographer creates very intimate still life images in his studio that give a deceptive appearance as documentary.

Deutsche Bank KunstHalle
Unter den Linden 13-15
10117 Berlin
www.deutsche-bank-kunsth…

Public Transportation

Bus 100, 200, Bus 100, 200

R1 R7
Deutsche Kinemathek

Deutsche Kinemathek

Museum for Film and Television

Deutsche Kinemathek

Museum for Film and Television

The Museum presents the entire history of film and television under one roof, from the first moving images through to digital film.

Deutsche Kinemathek
Potsdamer Straße 2
10785 Berlin
www.deutsche-kinemathek.…

Public Transportation

S1, S2, S25, U2, Bus M48, M85, 200

R1 R4 R5
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