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with tower ascent of the Peter Behrens Building

This tour shows the historic founding center of Berlin's electrical industry with its exciting history. The guided tour explains the important industrial area in transition - towards a dynamic future location for science, production and art.

After an introduction with historical photographs and background information in the industrial salon, the tour starts: Along the imposing industrial facades, testimonies of Berlin's "electropolis", which once electrified the world.

Behind them are hidden places, such as the historic AEG canteen. Part of the large cable factory is now being repurposed as a modern campus of the HTW Berlin.

Peter Behrens Building - known from the film series BABYLON BERLIN

The tour's destination is a monument of industrial culture: an impressive floor factory, designed for automobile construction by industrial designer Peter Behrens. As a crowning finale, the fantastic Berlin panorama can be enjoyed from the high tower terrace.

  • All year round
  • every Friday at 5 p.m.
  • every Sunday at 12 o'clock
  • Meeting place: Industrial salon
  • Price: 12€ / reduced 8€
  • Duration: about 2,5 hours
(Program in German)
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