Museum of Musical InstrumentsR1 R3 R4 R5 Rolls of thunder and twittering birds, the wail of sirens and ringing of bells – Jörg Joachim Riehle plays on the Mighty Wurlitzer theatre organ.
18:00-18:45, 19:00-19:45, 20:00-20:45
Museum für Naturkunde BerlinR5 With 15 million objects in the entomological collection, digitalisation could take ages. The special scanner Sat Scan allows whole insect cabinets to be documented.
Museum für Naturkunde BerlinR5 How does the internet change how we see natural history objects and how can natural history museums use the internet to present their collections? We show how insects can be captured digitally in high resolution to make the wonderful world of these little critters visible.
Stasi Museum BerlinR2 Employees talk about the destruction of documents and the arduous reconstruction process. Interested visitors can put together the pieces of a file puzzle.
18:00-18:30, 21:00-21:30, 23:00-23:30
Embassy of MongoliaR9 Hosoo & Transmongolia play on horse-head violins and impress with their traditional Mongolian throat singing.
Archenhold Observatory BerlinR8 Demonstration of a counting telescope and space radiation in a suppression chamber
Berlin Planetarium and Wilhelm Foerster ObservatoryR6 What can we see at the moment in the Berlin sky? What are those points of light?
Stasi Museum BerlinR2 For the first time thousands of pages of documents, numerous videos, photos and audio clips are available online in the Stasi Media Centre. Employees introduce the internet service.
18:00-19:00, 19:30-20:00, 22:00-22:30, 23:00-23:30, 00:00-00:30
Archenhold Observatory BerlinR8 A short talk on the construction of the instrument and a demonstration
Tränenpalast – Palace of TearsR1 Be ready for a little surprise – throughout the evening actors will periodically appear and act out short scenes in the exhibition.
Museum für Naturkunde BerlinR5 The lyricist Sabine Scho and the graphic artist Andreas Töpfer will make humankind's twelve senses audible and visible.
18:00-18:30, 18:45-19:15, 19:30-20:00, 20:15-20:45
Archenhold Observatory BerlinR8 Entertaining astronomy for children aged 7-10
Berlin Planetarium and Wilhelm Foerster ObservatoryR6 Dive into a fascinating world with the help of 360° video technology and become part of the story – no 3D glasses involved!
Bode-MuseumR1 R7 Looking at ancient clothing in the exhibition “ONE GOD”
19:00-20:00, 21:00-22:00, 23:00-00:00
Rixdorfer SchmiedeWatch as a 100kg air hammer made by the firm Bêché & Grohs is put to work. The smith explains the different steps in an entertaining fashion.
19:00-, 20:00-, 21:00-
Humboldt-BoxR1 R7 The phonograph cylinder is one of the earliest recording techniques. For the Long Night it will be on view and audible alongside the Musical World Map on the second floor.
MocTA - Museum of contemporary TrashArtR1 R2 Dedicated to Louise Bourgeois, the Grande Dame of TrashArt
Kunsthaus DahlemR6 A performance in cooperation with Tanztangente Steglitz
Museum for Communication BerlinR4 R7 An express introduction to robotics, in which you can also get to know our museums robots.
Museum of Musical InstrumentsR1 R3 R4 R5 A multimedia meeting with musical culture from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque periods, presented by Bernhard Morbach
20:00-20:30, 21:00-21:30, 00:00-00:30
Museum für Naturkunde BerlinR5 In numerous fairy tales, myths and legends the wolf appears as a figure of horror, in animal fables as a comic figure or even positively as a protector and provider for human children. Cathrin Alisch (vocals, viola) undertakes a foray into international wolf literature. At midnight, it will get eery with stories of werewolves.
Berlin Planetarium and Wilhelm Foerster ObservatoryR6 In the International Year of Light, experience how lasers can create spacial effects and paint pictures.