Long Night of the Sciences

Long Night of the Sciences

5 June 2021

On the "smartest night of the year" scientific institutions, laboratories and libraries which are usually closed to the public open their doors for visitors.

Long Night of the Sciences

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From late afternoon to midnight over 70 scientific institutions across Berlin and Potsdam give an insight into their work, conduct exciting experiments and offer the latest research findings. There are more than 2000 events in research centres, institutes, laboratories and archives - from the natural sciences and engineering to politics and the humanities - that attract around 28,000 visitors every year.

Dialogue between science and citizens

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.

Programme and tickets

Copies of the printed programme are available at Dussmann Culture Department Store, at selected box offices, and participating institutions. Tickets are available from May at the locations mentioned above.
Opening Hours
5 June 2021, 5 pm. - midnight
Admission Fee
14 Euros, 9 Euros (reduced price), 27 Euros (family) ticket, children under the age of six free
Useful hints
The complete list of institutions and the full programme is available on the event's website.
Internet
Official website of Long Night of the Sciences (in German)

Photo Galleries (in German)

Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften 2018

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    Küken für die Wissenschaft
  • Besucher des schallgedämpften Raums© dpa
    Besucher des schallgedämpften Raums
  • Klingende Berührungen© dpa
    Klingende Berührungen
  • Schallgedämpfter Raum der TU Berlin© dpa
    Schallgedämpfter Raum der TU Berlin

Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften

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    Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften
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    Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften
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    Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften
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    Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften
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    Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften

Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften 2015

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    Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften
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    Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften
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    Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften 2015
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    Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften
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    Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften
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    Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften
The Bode Museum at the Long Night of Museums
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Long Night of Museums

Cancelled

Once a year museums in Berlin open their doors and welcome visitors to the Long Night of Museums. Alongside the permanent exhibitions, artistic performances are on display until early in the morning. more

Source: Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften e.V/Berlin.de

| Last edited: 19. January 2021