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This month sees an infusion of fresh blood into Berlin’s dusty old institutions, starting with Rimini Protokoll’s Top Secret International (Staat 1) on Mar 1. more

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Looking for Berlin's most underground museum? Head to the Samurai Art Museum in Zehlendorf to see a collection that will only increase your Japanese yearnings. more

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Been to the newly renovated Zeiss Planetarium yet? It reopened at the tail-end of summer and with the weather taking a real dive, now may be the perfect time to look up – to the stars. Just polish up on your Kosmonautendeutsch. more

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You promised yourself to pack in a little culture this summer, but you're tired of the same ol' Mitte of the road spots? Head out west for three museums that won't disappoint. more

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What do Dalí, Egyptian queens and Karl Marx have in common? Facial hair! Exhibition "Beards – Between Nature and Razor" runs through Feb 28 at the Neues Museum – so goatee it now! more

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Berlin has never been afraid to house the big and now the Hauptstadt can count a T. rex skeleton among its more epic sights. On Dec 17, Museum of Natural History unveils Tristan, one the most well-preserved of all time. more

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This trio of unique museums in Schöneberg might just redefine the term for you. Check out some Unheard-of Things at their Museum, for instance; alternately, swing by Grüntaler9 on Nov 18 for the launch of its entire catalogue translated into English. more

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The joint venture of the Deutsches Historisches Museum and the Schwules Museum is as much a “queertopia” as a vibrant and (sometimes) saddening walk through 150 years of LGBTQ* history in Germany. On through December 1. Gay or straight, don’t miss! more

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Berlin has long been a celebrated centre of graffiti, but its arguably most pervasive medium – the sticker – is also amongst its most underrated. Oliver Baudach is changing that with his Friedrichshain-based Hatch Sticker Museum. more

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When it comes to unconventional museums, Berlin is at the forefront. One of the city's newest exciting additions is Generation 13, exhibiting artefacts-from video games to sneakers-of urban youth culture from the 1960s-1980s, or the 13th generation. more

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The current exhibition at the Jewish Museum, The Whole Truth… Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Jews, which includes the infamous "Jew in a box", has Gris baffled. more

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As soon as you set foot inside the free Museumswohnung, it’s like travelling 25 years into the past. Within the GDR-era apartment, find a socialist interior straight out of the 1970s and 1980s, granting a taste of Goodbye, Lenin! for free. more

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For all its much-vaunted grime, Berlin has its share of over-exposed, over-sanitised, and yes, overpriced tourist attractions. But scratch the surface, and you’ll be surprised what you can see on the cheap. more

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