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Archenhold-Sternwarte © SPB, Foto: Frank-Michael Arndt 2013


History of the Archenhold Sternwarte

Photos and texts provide an overview of the history of the Archenhold Sternwarte from its beginnings to today. A chronological and thematic presentation also reveals political and cultural connections.


Alt-Treptow 1 12435  Berlin

Permanent exhibitions

Observatories: From the first celestial observations to modern space astronomy

Non-optical Astronomy - Experimental Laboratory: Experimental setups for the detection of cosmic rays

The solar system: models illustrate the structure and dimensions of the planetary system

The Meridian Circle: Reconstructed observation space of an astronomer from the 19th century

Observing and measuring: Interactive experiments for astronomical observation and measurement

Heaven - Workstation Earth: Historical literature and exhibits on the subject of "Astronomy and Location". 

Opening hours:
Wed - Sun, 14.00 to 16.30, the visit of the museum is free of charge. Guided tours and events can be booked and take place outside opening hours.

Event calendar

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