Long Night of the Sciences
Date not announced yet
On the "smartest night of the year", numerous scientific institutions and laboratories open their doors and invite visitors to participate.
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Once a year, numerous scientific institutions in Berlin and Potsdam invite visitors to laboratories, archives, libraries and lecture halls that are otherwise not open to the public. From 5 PM until midnight, visitors can participate in exciting experiments, learn about current research results and enjoy stimulating conversations. Around 27,000 visitors took advantage of this opportunity last year.
Where Scientists and Citizens Exchange Ideas
What makes the Long Night of the Sciences so special is the personal encounter between scientists and citizens, the thrilling experience of discovering usually "hidden" places, and the vivid atmosphere of a nightly event. Above all, it's not only the visitors who learn a lot this night - the scientists, too, get inspiration and useful feedback from their dialogue with the public. Therefore discussion groups and join-in activities have increased from year to year, including over 300 events for children and young people.
“Be Smarter”: Event Promotes Research against Fake News
Once, the Long Night of the Sciences 2022 takes a stand against misrepresentations, invented truths and irrationalism. The guiding idea: science as an answer to fake news, conspiracy theories and fatal errors.
At a Glance
- Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften 2023
- various locations in Berlin and Potsdam
- not announced yet
- Admission Fee
€14 Euro, reduced fee €9, free for children under 6
August 27, 2022
Once a year, many museums and exhibition venues in the capital open their doors at night and welcome visitors to the Long Night of Museums.
Christopher Street Day, Classic Open Air at Gendarmenmarkt, Botanical Night and more events in Berlin in July.
Last edited: 1. August 2022