Open Heritage Day

Open Heritage Day

September 09 and 10, 2023

At the Open Heritage Day, also known as Open Monument Day, numerous monuments which are usually closed to the public open their doors for visitors.

  • Kindl – Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst© dpa
    Former Kindl brewery
  • Bötzow Brauerei© Landesdenkmalamt Berlin, Anne Herdin
    Bötzow brewery
  • Polizeigefängnis Keibelstraße© Landesdenkmalamt Berlin, Fotograf: Wolfgang Bittner
    Former East German police prison on Keibelstraße
  • Blick auf den ehemaligen Flughafen Tegel© dpa
    Former Airport Berlin-Tegel (TXL)
  • Katholische Herz-Jesu-Kirche© Landesdenkmalamt Berlin, Fotograf: Wolfgang Bittner
    Catholic church Herz Jesu
The Open Heritage Day is a Europe-wide event that takes place every year in September. Its aim is to sensitize people for the meaning of cultural heritage and to awaken their interest for the care and preservation of ancient monuments. In Berlin, more than 300 monuments will participate in 2022.

History at Your Fingertips

On Open Monument Day in Berlin, visitors can go on guided tours of monuments that are usually closed to the general public. Monument conservators report on their tasks using concrete examples, show their day-to-day work and make it tangible to visitors. Other experts, such as archeologists, restorers and craftspeople demonstrate special work techniques and lead the visitors' eye to details which would normally remain hidden.

At a Glance

Open Heritage Day 2023
various monuments in Berlin
9. September 2023
10. September 2023
Admission Fee
Program (in German)

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| Last edited: 5. October 2022