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Gallery Weekend 2019: 5 must-see art shows

The last weekend of April is one of the most awaited for the art lovers: it’s time for the Gallery Weekend! From April 25th through the 28th, institutions, galleries, artists, collectors and other project spaces collaborate to create one of the most exciting art events of the year in Berlin. There is just so much going on that you need a

Berlin highlights in 2019

As if there weren’t enough to do during the year in Berlin, with traditional events, like the transmediale/CTM Festival, Berlinale, the Carnival of Cultures, Gallery Weekend, Christopher Street Day (Gay Pride), Tanz im August, the Long Nights of Museums and Berlin Art Week, among many, many others, 2019 has three very special events

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!

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

Hohenschönhausen, the “Stasi Prison”

I had been living in Berlin for well over a month and had seen most of the tourist hot spots. When two friends were coming to visit from Bonn, I struggled to think of what we could do that I hadn’t seen already. As I was contemplating how to fill a rainy afternoon in Berlin, my friend suggested a tour of Hohenschönhausen Museum and Memorial. I
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