The Citadel was build in the 16th century and is today one of Europe’s best preserved renaissance-fortresses. With a tour through the exhibition “Castle and Citadel” you will learn everything about the history of the Citadel as well as about the architecture of the building and its architects. A visit of the exhibition “Unveiled. Berlin and its Monuments” with the statues of the Siegesallee and the head of the former Lenin monument is also part of the tour. Afterwards you can enjoy a wonderful view from the top of Berlins oldest building, the Julius Tower.
Open tours (in German):
Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.
Admission: 3,- € (plus entrance fee/3,50 € per capita when 10 or more persons take part)
Non-German tours for groups (up to 25 persons) can be booked for 85,- € (plus entrance fee). School classes and student groups have free entrance to the Citadel, if a tour is booked.
“Unveiled. Berlin and its Monuments”
This unique museum with its many monuments offers more than you may see on first sight. You will find a lot of information about Berlin and German history. Discover the hidden stories behind the monuments and take part in an exhibition tour!
Tours for groups (up to 25 persons) can be booked for 85,- € (plus entrance admission for Citadel). School classes and student groups have free entrance to the Citadel, if a tour is booked.
For day care and primary school groups various sessions are offered free of charge. With stories, songs and a lot of fun the children discover the Citadel and its museums and thereby get to know much about history.
The current programme in German can be downloaded here.
Please ask if a session in English is available.
(+49) 030 / 354 944 -233, fax -296
For groups of children workshops thematically closely linked to castle and fortress are available from Kulturprojekte Berlin.
Find information in German about the current programme here.
Please ask if a workshop in English is available.