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Visitor Information

Opening Hours

Berlin Wall Memorial

  • Exhibition on the outdoor grounds: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. (power will be switched off after 10 p.m.)
  • Documentation Center: Thursday to Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Visitor Center: Thursday to Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • The exhibition at S-Bahnhof Nordbahnhof “Border and Ghost Stations in Divided Berlin” can be visited during the opening hours of the S-Bahn station.

Marienfelde Refugee Center

Thursday to Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

East Side Gallery

Open at all times

Info-van hours:
Friday to Sunday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m

Günter Litfin Memorial

May 1 - October 31
Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Checkpoint Charlie

Digitally accessible through our augmented reality app “Cold War Berlin”

Parliament of Trees

The Parliament of Trees will be open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

Prices

Admission to all our exhibitions is free

Prices for tours: €3.50 per person, reduced €2.50 (students, ALG 2 recipients, asylum-seekers, people with a disabled ID or Berlin Pass). Groups with less than ten people pay a flat fee of €35. There is no charge for schoolchildren.

Getting Here

Getting here

Berlin Wall Memorial

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Arrival

S-Bahn
S1, S2, S25, S26 | S-Bahnhof Nordbahnhof
Tram
M10 | S-Bahnhof Nordbahnhof
Bus
247 | S Nordbahnhof/Gartenstr.
U-Bahn
U6 | U-Bahnhof Naturkundemuseum
U8 | U-Bahnhof Bernauer Straße

Contact

Bernauer Straße 119, 13355 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0)30 213085-123
E-Mail: info [at] stiftung-berliner-mauer.de

Marienfelde Refugee Center Museum

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Arrival
S-Bahn
S2 | S-Bahnhof Marienfelde
Bus
M77 | Erinnerungsstätte Marienfelde

Contact

Marienfelder Allee 66/80, 12277 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0)30 213085-210
E-Mail: info-enm [at] stiftung-berliner-mauer.de

East Side Gallery

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Arrival
S-Bahn
S3, S5, S7, S9, S75 | S- und U-Bahnhof Warschauer Straße
U-Bahn
U1, U3 | S- und U-Bahnhof Warschauer Straße
Tram
M10, M13 | S- und U-Bahnhof Warschauer Straße
Bus
347 | S- und U-Bahnhof Warschauer Straße
300 | East Side Gallery oder Tamara-Danz-Straße

Contact
Mühlenstraße 47–80, 10243 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0)30 213085-222
E-Mail: eastsidegallery [at] stiftung-berliner-mauer.de

Günter Litfin Memorial

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Arrival
U-Bahn

U6 | Schwartzkopffstraße (Aufzug)
Tram
M5, M8, M10 | Invalidenpark
Bus
120 | Bundeswehrkrankenhaus
120, 142, 147, 245 | Invalidenpark

Contact
Kieler Straße 2, 10155 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0)30 213085-123
E-Mail: info [at] stiftung-berliner-mauer.de

Accessibility

Most of the outdoor exhibitions are barrier-free. Parking for people with disabilities is available at most sites. The permanent exhibitions and seminar rooms at the Berlin Wall Memorial and the Marienfelde Refugee Center are barrier-free. The Günter Litfin Memorial is not barrier-free.

Learn more about accessibility from the respective websites:

Information in simple German language is available at the Berlin Wall Foundation, the Berlin Wall Memorial and the Marienfelde Refugee Center Museum.

Corona Measures

FAQ

FAQ

Where did the Wall stand?

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From August 13, 1961 to November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall enclosed West Berlin across 155 km and cut through the middle of the city center. Find more information here.

Which sites belong to the Berlin Wall Foundation?

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Six historical sites belong to the Berlin Wall Foundation: The Berlin Wall Memorial on Bernauer Strasse is the central memorial dedicated to German division; the Marienfelde Refugee Center Museum on flight and immigration from the GDR; the Günter Litfin Memorial honors Günter Litfin, the East Side Gallery and Parliament of Trees.  The foundation is currently developing a concept for an educational site and memorial at Checkpoint Charlie.

Are the historical sites barrier-free?

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The historic sites are mostly accessible without barriers. Please refer to the respective location pages for more information.

Are there special programs for kids and families?

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The sites of the Berlin Wall Foundation offer a wide range of exciting activities designed specifically for children and their families on the history of German division, the Berlin Wall and flight from the GDR. More information here.

Can I conduct research at the foundation?

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The foundation’s collections, research and press archives, and reference holdings are open to the public.

More information here

How can I support the Berlin Wall Foundation?

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If you would like to support the work of the Berlin Wall Foundation and thus the sustainable operation of its six sites, you are welcome to do so with a donation. You can find more information here.

Do I need permission to film and take photographs at the historic sites?

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In principle, all photo, film and audio recordings at all locations of the Berlin Wall Foundation must be registered and approved in advance. You can find more information here.

Who do I contact if I have an inquiry about a collaborative project?

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Do you have an idea for a collaboration project, or an idea for an event or a project? Please send your inquiry to presse [at] stiftung-berliner-mauer.de We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Does the foundation rent out space for events?

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It is possible to rent the event hall of the Berlin Wall Memorial in the Visitor Center, depending on the size and topic of the event. Please send your inquiry to presse [at] stiftung-berliner-mauer.de

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