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Don’t Be Led up the Garden Path! Fiction and Facts of the Dahlem Campus

Interactive introductory tour. Many legends that have sprung up about events, places and the geniuses of the science campus should be treated with caution. In times of fake news, it is worth checking the facts several times. Follow in the footsteps of the Dahlem scientists and consider for yourself whether the anecdotes are true or false.

Collage: Wissenschaft in Berlin-Dahlem. Der Chemiker und Nobelpreisträger Fritz Haber (1868-1934), Ernst Ruska (1906-1988) am Elektronenmikroskop, Kaskadengenerator im Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Physik, 1940er-Jahre
Collage: Wissenschaft in Berlin-Dahlem. Der Chemiker und Nobelpreisträger Fritz Haber (1868-1934), Ernst Ruska (1906-1988) am Elektronenmikroskop, Kaskadengenerator im Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Physik, 1940er-Jahre Archiv der MPG/ Design for History Marketing

Splitting the atom, the first atomic reactor, the electron microscope – many inventions and findings which shaped history come from Dahlem. The first modern research campus was created here, outside the city gates on a greenfield site, in 1912 with the institutes of the Kaiser Wilhelm Society, predecessor of the Max Planck Society.

Many Nobel Prize Winners and well-known researchers worked or lived in Dahlem, including Lise Meitner, Otto Hahn, Werner Heisenberg and Albert Einstein. Their work is affecting us to the present day. With its large number of old and modern research buildings, Dahlem offers an insight into the history of science throughout the 20th century.

Open Sunday tours for individual visitors: Only in German
-May - October, every first and third Sunday of the month, 11 a.m.
-Meeting point: Harnack-Haus
-Costs: 8 € / reduced 5 €
-Duration: 90 minutes -Registration by email: dahlemtour@gv.mpg.de  

Group tours
-Guided city tour of the historical Berlin-Dahlem Campus can be booked as group tours
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Harnack-Haus (Tagungsstätte der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft)