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The Domäne Dahlem summer holiday program in the first and last weeks of the holidays offers lots of fun and variety for children between the ages of four and twelve. Whether you want to harvest grain from the field yourself, weave pretty wreaths or make your own herbal salt.


Just come along, you don't need to register for the programs, which last around an hour.


First week of the holidays

• Tuesday, July 23rd Grain harvest - harvest rye from the Domäne field and make a grain bouquet together
• Wednesday, July 24th Cress hedgehog made of clay - make a hedgehog out of clay for the cress seeds
• Thursday, July 25th Grain harvest - harvest rye from the Domäne field and make a grain bouquet together
• Friday, July 26th Wreath making - There are many different wild flowers and grasses in the orchard that can be used to make pretty wreaths.


Last week of the holidays

• Tuesday, August 27th Herbal salt – make your own herbal salt with freshly harvested herbs from the estate and a mortar and pestle.
• Wednesday, August 28th. Weaving wreaths – There are many different wild flowers and grasses in the meadow orchard that can be used to make pretty wreaths.
• Thursday, August 29th. Fairytale time – visit the animals of the estate and then read a story together in which animals play the main role.
• Friday, August 30th. Cress hedgehog made of clay – make a hedgehog out of clay for the cress seeds
Where: Workshop on the estate

When: Starts at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
Cost: €3 per child


In addition to the holiday program, the 30-minute Animal Time tour takes place every Thursday at 2:00 p.m. The focus is always on a different animal from the estate – so it's worth coming more often. Participation is free for children and adults with a museum ticket.

This summer, school children can also look forward to three week-long theater workshops from the Galli Theater children's theater on the estate. The basics of theater are taught through playing together with other children. Everyone rehearses a play with lots of fun in a pleasant atmosphere. The children learn to spark enthusiasm through acting, dancing and singing and to present their own play to parents and friends at the end of the week.

For all children who come to the estate at the weekend, the Galli Theater has prepared exciting plays that are performed on Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.


In addition to theater and the holiday program, all holiday children can let off steam on the water playground, go on a tractor ride with the family at the weekend and experience the farm's operations.


The Dahlem estate's museums and organic restaurants are open all summer long and look forward to visitors from young and old.


Domäne Dahlem

The Domäne Dahlem Foundation - Estate and Museum operates organic farming and two museums on the cultural history of agriculture and nutrition. The former manor looks back on over 800 years of history and is probably Germany's only farm with a direct subway connection.
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