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Experience the past on site!

The history of Berlin dates back to the Middle Ages. History and stories can be discovered everywhere in the city. In over 700 museums, such as the five houses on Museum Island, you can travel back to ancient times. Guided tours, readings, discussions, workshops and numerous other event formats - especially for children and families - make history an interactive experience. The range of topics covered by the events ranges from archaeological finds to the Imperial Era, the golden 1920s, the First and Second World War, the fall of the Wall and reunification. Discover the history in events about Berlin's famous and buildings and less known corners, let yourself be guided through the boulevards and backyards. Learn more about the history behind Berlin's current cityscape, industrial heritage and architecture.