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Taking in art, dance, history, architecture, performance, archaeology, food, science, music and technology, this year’s Long Night of the Museums will happen across 80 of Berlin’s museums. Don't miss it Aug 25, starting at 18:00. more

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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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