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Eine Familie betrachtet Objekte im Mikroskopierzentrum des Museums. | Bildquelle: Museum für Naturkunde Berlin

Alongside guided tours and children’s birthday parties, the Museum has a range of further programmes and events for families. Please note the current dates in our event calendar. Unless otherwise stated, prices do not include admission.

Exploring the museum on your own 

There are various materials available for children and families to explore the museum and the exhibition areas on their own. Our discovery sheets, the museum rallies and much more are available here. Only in German!

Unfortunately, on-site educational programmes are currently not available at the museum.

Open Microscopy Centre

The Microscopy Centre is open every Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., as well as at special events, where visitors are free to use the microscopes and find out what issues scientists are trying to resolve at a natural history research museum. Visitors can bring in and study their own finds and objects.  

  • Dates: every Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m  
  • Cost: free of charge

Guided Tours for Families

This tour introduces visitors to the highlights of the exhibitions: the 13-metre-high Giraffatitan skeleton, the primeval bird Archaeopteryx, Knut the Polar Bear and the amazing biodiversity wall.

  • Dates: every Saturday and Sunday, 12:30 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. / during Berlin’s autumn, winter and Easter holidays daily, 12.30 p.m. and 2.00 p.m.
  • Cost: only available in German €4.00 / reduced: €2.00, for 45 min
  • tickets at the box office only, limited number of places available, no pre-booking

Long Days – Long Nights

The Museum is a regular participant in the Long Night of the Museums, the Long Night of the Sciences, the Long Day of Urban Nature and the Long Day of Biodiversity. All information on individual events and programmes are found in our event calendar.