The Story of Berlin is an interactive museum that displays 800 years of Berlin history with modern multimedia technology that will let you experience the life of Berlin inhabitants in all the periods of its history. This private museum is self-financed since its creation in June 24th, 1999, and has lots of visitors each year; it's considered one of the most visited museums in the capital of Germany.
The Story of Berlin offers special tours for students and school groups with Berlin History in different eras and the influence of those events in German life. Some Guided tours (Story Rally) include material such as questionnaires for visitors. You'll find other tours for the youngest visitors (kids under 12) with games and other interactive activities.
One of Berlin's most famous attractions, the peculiar exhibition narrates the history of the German capital city from its foundation until the fall of the Wall. The Story of Berlin is divided into 25 theme rooms and gives attention to the feelings, thoughts and living conditions of common Berliners. One of its principal attractions is the nuclear bunker that was built during the Cold War in the 1970s. Guided tours are available every hour.
Address: Kurfürstendamm 207-208
Telephone: (0)30 887 20 100
Transport: Subway to Uhlandstrasse or Kurfürstendamm, S-Bahn to Savignyplatz or Zoologischer Garten, or bus to Uhlandstrasse
Opening time: Daily 10am to 8pm. Last guided tour at 6pm
Admission: €9.80 (adults), €3.50 (children aged 6-13). Other concessions available