Stasi Museum BerlinR2 On the Long Night of Museums you can get advice and easily apply for access to documents. Important: please bring a valid ID with you!
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.
Berlin Hemp MuseumR1 R2 The Hanfparade (Hemp Parade) has taken place annually in Berlin since 1997 and is the largest demonstration for the legalisation of cannabis as a raw material, medicine and stimulant. For the Long Night of Museums we are opening the anniversary year "20 Years of the Hemp Parade" and hand the stage over to historical witnesses and fellow travellers. The amply illustrated special exhibition will be supplemented by an acoustic journey through two centuries of legalisation work. The museum cafe also tempts with hemp delicacies.
Zille MuseumR1 R2 Take a look around the Zille Museum and be ready for a few little surprise performances!
Stasi Museum BerlinR2 On the grounds of the former Stasi headquarters you can gain insights into the work and impact of the Stasi through photos, videos and audio clips.
Computer Games MuseumR2 Join a photo shooting with life-size video game stars from the collection of the Computer Games Museum! Bring your own photos from the 70s and 80s with game motifs for the special exhibition “Game Impact”. Then the photo pioneers will make a professional photo of you amongst the video game heroes for free. You can take a large copy away with you. You also have the chance to win an exclusive evening birthday party in the Computer Games Museum.
18:00-18:30, 19:00-19:30, 20:00-20:30, 21:00-21:30, 22:00-22:30, 23:00-23:30, 00:00-00:30, 01:00-01:30
Anne Frank CentreR1 R2 The life of Anne Frank in the context of the history of National Socialism, the persecution of Jews and the Second World War.
Stasi Museum BerlinR2 Instructions for how to search an apartment or follow someone show how the surveillance system worked in everyday GDR life.
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.
Stasi Museum BerlinR2 In der Langen Nacht finden durchgehend Führungen durch die Dauerausstellung statt, die über Geschichte, Funktion und Arbeitsweise der Stasi informiert. Der Rundgang führt auch durch das Büro des letzten Ministers für Staatssicherheit Erich Mielke, die Arbeitsräume seiner engsten Mitarbeiter und den großen Konferenzsaal.
18:00-18:30, 19:30-20:00, 21:00-21:30, 22:30-23:00, 00:00-00:30
Ephraim-PalaisR1 R2 Fuchs von Zimmer play swing in English and German. The musicians from three nations actively seek out a connection to their audience.
Berlin-Hohenschönhausen MemorialR2 The Stasi detention centre was located in a military restricted area, shielded from unauthorised persons by walls and watchtowers and marked on maps as an empty plot. A tour through the former restricted area.
18:00-19:30, 19:00-20:30, 20:00-21:30, 21:00-22:30, 22:00-23:30, 23:00-00:30, 00:00-01:30
Berlin-Hohenschönhausen MemorialR2 Historical witnesses and historians guide visitors through the cells and interrogation rooms in the former state security remand prison and give accounts of the prison conditions.
18:00-18:30, 20:00-20:30, 22:00-22:30
Stasi Museum BerlinR2 During a guided tour through the Stasi archives visitors can get a glimpse into the inner workings of the secret police. The tour leads you through selected archive rooms explaining the index card system and content of the repositories with 111km of filing, as well as plenty of videos, photos and audio recordings . Experts explain the virtual and manual reconstruction of shredded documents.
Stasi Museum BerlinR2 Tom Sello from the Robert Havemann Society presents film material showing the occupation of the Stasi headquarters in September 1990. He illustrates how the events of this time caused a public debate about what should be done with the Stasi files.
18:30-18:30, 19:30-20:00, 21:00-21:30
KnoblauchhausR1 R2 The curator Jan Mende demonstrates the impressive musical clock from 1797. Afterwards Imke Küster shows visitors that everyday life in the Biedermeier period wasn't always so sensible and respectable (“bieder”).
18:30-19:00, 20:30-21:00, 21:30-22:00, 23:00-00:00, 00:30-01:45
Ephraim-PalaisR1 R2 Lifestyle music from the 1920s with the city's best-known gramophone record DJ Stephan Wuthe. Who wants to dance?
18:30-20:00, 20:30-22:00, 22:30-00:00, 00:30-02:00
Berlin-Hohenschönhausen MemorialR2 The Stasi imprisoned those that could not be interrogated for health reasons in the prison hospital. The doctors and nurses were Stasi employees.
19:00-19:30, 21:00-21:30, 23:00-23:30
Stasi Museum BerlinR2 From 1950 to 1990 the Ministry for State Security was based in Berlin Lichtenberg. Here over two square kilometres of land was turned into a restricted area. On a tour, experts and historical witnesses address the history and development of the area.
MocTA - Museum of contemporary TrashArtR1 R2 Dedicated to Louise Bourgeois, the Grande Dame of TrashArt
Ephraim-PalaisR1 R2 Heike-Katrin Remus and Elisabeth Bartel talk about the hair fashions of the 1920s and show objects from the fashion and hairdressing collections.
19:30-21:00, 21:30-23:00, 23:30-01:00
Berlin-Hohenschönhausen MemorialR2 Visitors are shown the railway carriage used to transport prisoners ("Grotewohl Express"), the office rooms and the guards' sauna.
Stasi Museum BerlinR2 In September 1990, civil rights activists stormed House 7 of the former Stasi headquarters. They barricaded themselves in the offices and started a hunger strike. Their protest was directed primarily against the progressive destruction of Stasi documents. Occupation participants tell their story.