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Museums

Barberini

Place: Potsdam

The Barberini Museum is a privately donated art museum. In changing exhibitions on 2200m² you can let above all impressionistic art have its effect on you. Among others you will find important works by Monet, Renoir and Sisley.

https://www.museum-barberini.com/

Potsdam Film Museum

Place: Potsdam

The Filmmuseum Potsdam is the oldest film museum in Germany. In addition to permanent exhibitions, temporary exhibitions, family exhibitions and foyer exhibitions regularly offer variety.

In addition, a museum shop invites you to stroll and a cinema invites you to relax. Silent film screenings are accompanied by music on the historic Welte cinema organ.

https://filmmuseum-potsdam.de

Historical mill of Sanssouci

Place: Potsdam

Much information on the subject of mills can be found in a permanent exhibition on three floors.

You can also buy locally produced articles in the mill shop.

www.historische-muehle-potsdam.de

Aleksandrovka

Place: Potsdam

Created between 1826 and 1827 at the request of Friedrich Wilhelm III to commemorate his deceased friend Tsar Alexander I, the Alexandrovka is now part of the Potsdam cultural landscape and a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

House number 2 now houses a museum. The other houses are used as residential buildings and restaurants.

https://alexandrowka.de

Excurcioins

Sanssouci Park

Place: Potsdam

Sanssouci - this is not only the castle of Old Fritz, his beloved refuge with a wide view over Potsdam. Sanssouci is above all the park with the unique terraces and the magnificent fountain in the centre, world-famous and included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1990. For more than 250 years, the highest levels of garden art have been united here with the works of the most talented architects and sculptors of their time.

https://www.spsg.de/schloesser-gaerten/objekt/park-sanssouci/

Biosphere

Place: Potsdam

Wanderlust? Potsdam offers a place that spreads a holiday mood all year round: the Biosphäre Potsdam. A jungle landscape with over 20,000 magnificent tropical plants and around 130 different animal species as well as an hourly thunderstorm with lightning and thunder not only transports the young guests to a distant world. The journey begins at the waterfall, leads along winding paths to the butterfly house and on to the high trail in the crowns of the up to 14-metre-high trees.

https://www.biosphaere-potsdam.de/

Treetop path Beelitz-Heilstätten

Place: Beelitz-Healing places

At a height of about 20m, the treetop path invites you to take a walk. On the 320m long steel and wooden construction the trees can be explored from above.

Anyone who has ever set foot on the enchanted grounds of the Beelitz sanatoriums knows about the magic of this facility. The buildings, which in the meantime have fallen into ruin, still radiate an incomparable charm. The extensive old park takes visitors back over 100 years into the past. Nature, history and architecture merge in this magical place to a total work of art.

The treetop path is nature, experience and history path at the same time.

https://baumundzeit.de/

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Events

Potsdam Castle Night

Place: Potsdam

On two consecutive evenings, the famous UNESCO World Heritage Park Sanssouci turns into a true summer night's dream! A varied cultural programme with fascinating artists invites you to marvel. In addition, the impressive architecture and garden art, culinary experiences, a large fireworks display on both evenings. The Potsdam Castle Night - a wonderful event that inspires.

https://www.potsdamer-schloessernacht.de/

Potsdam Sanssouci Music Festival

Place: Potsdam

Music in historical places. Since 1991, the Potsdam Sanssouci Music Festival has enjoyed the privilege of performing in a unique cultural landscape. Whether in the Sanssouci Park with Frederick II's world-famous Vineyard Castle and the New Palace, the terraces of the Orangery or the intimate New Chambers, in the New Garden with the Marble Palace and the Palmensaal or in the romantic-neogothic ambience of the Babelsberg Palace and Park - everywhere the castles and gardens are revived with music, and the concert and opera experience is casually combined with a walk in the green.

https://www.musikfestspiele-potsdam.de/

Potsdam Dance Days

Place: Potsdam

Since 1991, the Potsdam Dance Days have established themselves as an outstanding international dance festival in Potsdam and remain the most important festival for performing arts in the state of Brandenburg. For twelve days, the state capital of Brandenburg becomes the stage for the international dance scene.

http://www.potsdamer-tanztage.de/

City Tours

City and castle tours "Alter Fritz

Place: Potsdam

Experience Potsdam as a dream and seduction under the spell of history and architecture as a landscape, vision and in contact with interesting people of European culture.

The tour starts daily at the hotel.

www.schloesserrundfahrten.de

Boat trip

Place: Potsdam

Discover Potsdam from the water and admire the beautiful parks and castles of the Hohenzollern dynasty on different routes at any time of the day.

https://www.schifffahrt-in-potsdam.de/

Potsdam Hinterhöfe

Place: Potsdam

The hidden backyards in the historic city centre hold great events and small anecdotes. An old soap factory, many half-timbered houses and a former prison reflect Potsdam's eventful history from the 18th century to the present day.

http://www.potsdamtourismus.de

Neubabelsberg Villa Colony - Film Stars, Villas, World History

Place: Potsdam

A walk through time with exciting stories: In Babelsberg lived film greats such as Heinz Rühmann or Marlene Dietrich and Erich Kästner found shelter in NS times. Mighty politicians like Truman resided here and made earth-shattering decisions.

http://www.potsdamtourismus.de