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At the beginning of the 20th century, Berlin had evolved into one of the largest industrial centres of Europe. The leading economic sectors were the mechanical and the electrical industry. Encouraged by the industrialization boom of the city, construction, food and clothing industry grew into major ... more

The Berlin Route of Industrial Heritage

At the beginning of the 20th century, Berlin had evolved into one of the largest industrial centres of Europe. The leading economic sectors were the mechanical and the electrical industry. Encouraged by the industrialization boom of the city, construction, food and clothing industry grew into major industry sectors.

Berlin | Germany
Lifeworld Ship”, “From Ballooning to the Berlin Airlift”, “Trains, Locomotives and People”: any technological developments that Berlin witnessed during the past 120 years are showcased in the capital's Deutsches Technikmuseum (German Museum of Technology). Greeting travellers from a distance there ...
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German Technical Museum
Trebbiner Strasse 9
10963 Berlin, Germany

The museum of communications in Berlin claims to be Europe’s oldest postal museum. The collection was established in 1872 by the postmaster of imperial Germany, Heinrich von Stephan (1831-97), who, in 1866, had been commissioned by the government of Prussia to establish a federal postal service, ...
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Berlin Museum of Communications
Leipziger Strasse 16
10117 Berlin, Germany

Berlin | Germany
Brewhouse, warehouse, cooper’s workshop, horse stables, canteen and children’s home: the preserved complex of the historic Schultheiss Brewery clearly illustrates how a company that once ranked among the largest breweries in Europe was organized around 1900. The renovated industrial monument ...
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Culture Brewery
Schönhauser Allee 36
10405 Berlin, Germany

Berlin | Germany
How does electricity get into the socket? The Energy Museum in Berlin does not only vividly illustrate how electricity is generated and distributed, but it also traces the development of communication technology and home appliances. Several exhibits are shown in action. Whoever, for instance, kept ...
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Energy Museum
Teltowkanalstraße 9
12247 Berlin, Germany

The Friedrichshagen Waterworks in Berlin was considered the largest and most modern of its kind in Europe when it was completed in 1888. Its various buildings are dispersed in a park-like setting on the bank of the Müggelsee. The principal engineer was the Englishman Henry Gill, and the buildings ...
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Friedrichshagen Waterworks Museum
Müggelseedamm 307
12587 Berlin, Germany

Eingebettet zwischen Gewerbebauten und Hauptverkehrsstraße gleicht der Landschaftspark Herzberge einer Oase der Entschleunigung im Großstadtgetriebe. Mittendrin das Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts aus Backstein errichtete Gebäude-Ensemble des Evangelischen Krankenhauses Königin Elisabeth Herzberge. Das ...
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Herzberge Boiler House Museum
Herzbergstraße 79
10365 Berlin, Germany

Berlin | Germany
The industrial district Schöneweide is closely linked to Emil Rathenau. In 1896 he purchased an area of 92,000 square meters next to the river Spree to establish the Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft (AEG). Thus, he laid the foundations of one of the major industrial sites of his time. One year ...
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Industriesalon Schöneweide
Besucherzentrum für Industriekultur
Reinbeckstraße 9
12459 Berlin, Germany

Berlin | Germany
Architecture of high quality characterised the industrial history of Germany in the twentieth century and the acknowledged symbol of that quality is the Turbinenfabrik (turbine factory) in Huttenstrasse, Berlin, designed by Peter Behrens (1868-1940). Behrens was born in Hamburg, studied in various ...
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AEG Turbine Factory
Huttenstraße 12-19
10553 Berlin, Germany

Berlin | Germany
The military history museum in Berlin is part of the Bundeswehr Museum of Military History which is located in Dresden and is focussed on the cultural rather than the technical history of warfare, particularly aerial warfare. Displays illustrate such themes as crossing borders, defenceless victims, ...
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Military History Museum
Am Flugplatz Gatow 33
14089 Berlin, Germany