The Anne Frank Zentrum, run by the German partners of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, is located directly next to the Hackesche Höfe in Berlin’s Mitte district. The exhibition “Anne Frank. here & now” focus on the famous diary and story of the Jewish girl and her family who fled to Amsterdam from Frankfurt am Main in 1933 and hid in a back courtyard attic there 1942 to 1944.
Bauhaus was the most important movement in design, architecture and art of the 20th century. And Bauhaus continued to influence beyond its own era: Bauhaus lamps, the steel pipe chair by Marcel Breuer and even the Bauhaus wallpaper are seen as modern classics today. In a building designed by Walter Gropius, the father of the Bauhaus movement, the world-wide largest collection on the history of Bauhaus and all aspects of its style can be found.
With its magnificent dome, the Berlin Cathedral is definitely one of the capital’s crowd pullers.
Located in the northern area of the Spree Island, many of the buildings that were previously located here date all the way back to the 15th century.
The Berlinische Galerie (Berlin Gallery) is one of the youngest museums in the city and collects art created in Berlin from 1870 to the present day – with both a local focus and at the same time international appeal. Founded in 1975, the Landesmuseum (State Museum) opened its own gallery in 2005 neighbouring the Jewish Museum in a spaciously converted industrial hall with 4,600 m² (50,000 ft²) exhibition space.
This unique exhibition at Checkpoint Charlie shows the connections between the Berlin Wall and international events such as the Korean War and the Cuban missile crisis. 16 media stations, pictures, posters, documents and original artefacts tell of the division of Berlin and Germany and the international dimensions of the East-West conflict.
The Bröhan Museum is a specialist and epoch museum with international orientation, displaying objects d’art from the periods Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Functionalism (1889 -1939). In addition the arts and crafts, some pieces from visual art genres are on display here. Furniture, table settings, vases, pictures, carpets and sculptures are joined together in room ensembles. An authentic impression of living spaces during the art nouveau, art deco and functionalism period are created.