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The greatest Socialist realist murals in Berlin 

During the days of the German Democratic Republic – GDR, from the late 1940s until 1989, the official form of art was known as Socialist realism. Intended to represent everyday life under Socialism, it portrayed the benefits of living and working in East Germany. Developed in the early 1920s, Socialist realism is a style of idealized

Discovering how Berliners used to live in the past: 5 house museums in Berlin

Have you ever wondered how people used to live in Berlin in the past? To satisfy your curiosity, we selected five house museums where you can travel back in time and discover different Berliner living conditions. This list features restored homes that span from the early 18th century down to the last days of the German Democratic Republic era!

Biking and walking routes: explore the beauty of Dahlem

Dahlem has always been one of Berlin’s most exclusive districts. Berliners like to say that Dahlem’s population doubles during the day thanks to the flow of students to the main campus of the Frei Universität, the Free University of Berlin. A house in Dahlem Located in the somehow underrated southwestern section of Berlin, this former

Explore Berlin in a Box

There’s a new pop-up art show in Berlin! The interactive exhibition Berlin in a Box features some of the German capital’s best-known landmarks, spread all over the city, and viewed from a very singular perspective. At the concept-mall Bikini Berlin, the exhibition focuses on photos and sound recordings by the great photographer Fabian

Lange Nacht der Museen 2018

80 Museums • 800 Events • 1 Ticket The Long Night of Museums is a Berlin original. Typical features of the Long Night are its unusual opening hours, until 2 am, the enormous variety of its programmes, the peep it offers behind the scenes of the museums and the personal contacts it affords with museum organisers, and not forgetting the

Zum letzten Mal: Tage der offenen Baustelle im Humboldt Forum

HISTORY IN THE RE-MAKING Our construction site opens to public for a weekend of film, music and conversation for the last time before our 2019 opening. The 25th and 26th of August 2018 are the final Open Days of the Construction Site – the very last opportunity for the public to tear through the gates of our huge construction site for a weekend
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