The MACHmit! Museum for ChildrenFor the Long Night of Museums we are bringing Paul Klee's famous work The Twittering Machine to life! We're building a giant machine from all sorts of material that hisses, clanks and whirrs. The organist Thomas Noll will make the museum organ twitter and in the museum workshop you can create your own twittering pipe. There are also lots of other things to try out.
Berlinische GalerieR4 In the community garden in front of the Berlinische Galerie we're harvesting and celebrating! Garden and museum fans are invited over to prepare a green meal, sew and dye a tablecloth green, and gather on a long table to eat and chat.
16:00-16:30, 16:30-17:00, 18:00-18:30, 18:30-19:00
German Historical MuseumR1 R7 How did knights live many centuries ago? How heavy is a knight's armour? How did they move in it? Have a go for yourself! For children aged 5-10.
German Historical MuseumR1 R7 Why does a museum collect old things? What do these objects tell us about how people used to live? How are they kept safe? We're off on a journey of discovery through the 18th and 19th centuries and take another look at original exhibits. For accompanied children aged 5-7.
German Historical MuseumR1 R7 Together with Alexander von Humboldt, we're off on a search through the permanent exhibition for things that tell us about the lives of the Humboldt brothers. The natural scientist Alexander discovered faraway lands, exotic animals and climbed what was then the highest known mountain in the world. The Prussian minister Wilhelm transformed the education system 200 years ago. At the end is a short quiz. For children aged 8-12.
Labyrinth Children's Museum BerlinWelcome to our workshop! We're making a very different type of caleidoscope. In the painting workshop with Japanese artist Mitsushiro Nagatani you can work with natural materials. In cooperation with the Art and Culture Institute for Children in Tokyo and Akane Katsuragawa.
Jüdisches Museum BerlinR4 In three different tents the eye witnesses father, son and sheep report from different perspectives about a heady incident. Time for the detectives to get to work: What actually happened on Mount Moriah?
Museum für Naturkunde BerlinR5 Take a look at amber under the magnifying glass, sand down your own piece of amber and take it with you as a memento.
Mori Ôgai Memorial SiteR5 Ayatori, a form of cat's cradle for one or two hands, is one of Japan's most popular children’s games. Yumi Okuyama shows what formations can be created with a cord loop and which are especially well-known in her home country.
Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für GestaltungR3 How did the Bauhaus group imagine life in the cities of the future? Inspired by the Bauhaus Collection and the special exhibition by Hélène Binet, visitors can sketch and plan their own models.
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.
Domäne DahlemR6 We're investigating what happens in farming when it gets dark, and how plants and animals prepare themselves for the night.
Domäne DahlemR6 Why do hens roost at night? During a visit to the hen stall you can touch a hen, watch them feed and see how hens make themselves comfortable at night.
18:00-18:30, 19:00-19:30, 20:00-20:30
Bode-MuseumR1 R7 Keep an eye out! What kind of Long Nighter are you? More of a curious explorer or a speedy sightseer? A dreamer or a lover of detail? We want you to join the conversation on the Long Night of Museums. Keep an eye out for more offers like this from 7pm-1am.
Museum für Naturkunde BerlinR5 Our experts will identify the findings you bring along, whether its a bone from the woods, stones or fossils from the beach or an unusual insect from the windowsill.
Museum für Naturkunde BerlinR5 A game of discovery for children in the exhibitions
Museum für Naturkunde BerlinR5 Keep an eye out for our museum educators! They have amazing things to tell you about different exhibits.
Berlin U-Bahn MuseumIn the Berlin U-Bahn Museum you can touch almost everything. Give the signals in the hand gear signal box, which was the largest in Europe when it first started operations in 1931. Operate the driver's control panel and call through the announcement „Please mind the gap!“ Volunteers will answer all your questions and at the ticket stand you can get your hands on vintage tickets. For the Long Night, a special historic train will take passengers between the U-Bahn stations Wittenbergplatz and Ruhleben. The first departure from Wittenbergplatz will be at 5:21pm, the last departure from Ruhleben at 12:40am.
Museum für Naturkunde BerlinR5 Mountain crystal, calcite, dolomite or azurite – find your own collection piece to take with you.
Mori Ôgai Memorial SiteR5 What does your name in Japanese look like? Masko Iso will write it for you with an ink and brush. You can take the finished paper home with you.
Bröhan-MuseumR3 Inspired by the exhibition “Kimono”, we're folding our own paper kimonos.
Museum for Communication BerlinR4 R7 The artist Felix Bonowski's installation invites you to explore the behaviour of fluid crystalline networks and textures with your own body.
German Currywurst Museum BerlinR4 R7 Our quiz station will keep you entertained – embark on a voyage of discovery and learn exciting and curious facts about the Berlin's famous snack.