The High Point of the Berlin Year of Science

From physiology to physics, a stirring exhibition reflects 300 years of science in berlin, discovers Alison Abbott (nature Journal, Oct. 2010)

The exhibition “WeltWissen – World Knowledge” in the Martin-Gropius-Bau is the high point of the Berlin Year of Science. For the first time since the Reunification, the city as a whole takes a look from a united perspective at the history and present situation of its sciences.

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Duration of the Exhibition

24 September 2010 to 9 January 2011
Wed - Mo: 10.00 am – 8.00 pm, Closed on Tuesdays

Tickets and Guided Tours

6€, reduced 4€. Free admission for children and adolescents up to an including 16 years of age, 2 escorts each per kindergarten group or school class as well as recipients of unemployment benefit level II
Guided tours: Tel. 030 / 247 49 888 or

Online Tickets as of September
Tickets can be purchased on site. As of September 2010, you can also book tickets and guided tours online.

Guided tours
An overview tour, as well as three subject-specific group tours can be booked anytime in several languages. The overview tour is also available to blind and visually impaired participants and to groups with hearing impaired participants.

Fixed-Date Guided Tours
Saturday, 2.30 pm: Open guided tour "“WeltWissen – World Knowledge” in English
Sunday, 11.00 am: Family tour WeltWissen in German
Sunday, 2.30 pm: overview tour WeltWissen in German

Guided Tours during Special Events
Subject-specific group tours will be offered on fixed dates at the seven  “Knowledge Paths”. Guided tours for children will take place on all three Children’s Sundays.

The interactive audioguide will offer introductions and background information at 50 exhibits. Sequences particularly suitable for children are marked with a special symbol. The Audioguide is available in German and English for a fee of 4 Euro, discounted 3 Euro.

Location of Exhibition

Niederkirchnerstrasse 7 | Corner of Stresemannstr. 110, 10963 Berlin

Public Transport
Underground line 2 (Potsdamer Platz), city train lines 1, 2, 25 (Potsdamer
Platz or Anhalter Bahnhof), Buses: M29 (Anhalter Bahnhof) / M41 (Abgeordnetenhaus)

Floor Plan