The museum in the former Schultheiss brewery (the Kulturbrauerei in Prenzlauer Berg shows the permanent exhibition "Alltag in der DDR” (Everyday life in the GDR).

The Berlin Kulturbrauerei is a building of 25,000 square metres protected as a monument since 1974, originally built as a brewery (the clue is in the name), and today is a cultural centre with cinemas, theatres, clubs and function rooms.

Refeshingly, the exhibition shows the lives of East German citizens during the GDR, country that existed from 1949 to 1990.

The exhibition shows numerous documents, film and sound recordings as well as biographical reports about everyday life in the GDR.

Visiting the exhibition is free of charge, takes an hour and is possible in different languages. The Audioguide with 20 listening stations in different languages can also be borrowed free of charge.

Other important events at the Kulturbrauerei are the Lucia Christmas Market or the street food "auf Achse".

Visitors Information – Museum in der Kulturbrauerei

Address: Knaackstrasße 97, Gebäude 6.2, 10435 Berlin, is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm, closing at 8 pm on Thursdays.

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