Berlin is an amazing combination of ultra-modern art, architecture and creative thinking, combined with a turbulent historical past that makes it a fascinating destination to take your student group to on your next study visit. For History groups there are numerous places to visit that invoke the memories and tell the turbulent story of Berlin's present and recent past. Berlin is a must-visit for your next student trip. There is easy access with regional flights from the UK, good quality accommodation and iconic sights around this fascinating city. Get in touch with our Berlin experts today to get the best possible prices and advice for you next school trip.
Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
Famous Reichstag Building
Berlin Wall East Side Gallery
Subject Specific Visits
Berlin City Walking Tour
Guided walking tours of the city can be arranged to take in many of Berlin’s most notable attractions. Tours can be tailored to your requirements.
The Story of Berlin
This interactive museum takes you through 800 years of Berlin history from its earliest mentions in the 13th Century, through two world wars and then reunification. End the visit with a tour of the nuclear bunker, still functional today.
The interactive museum helps the visitor discover life in the former East Germany. With a range of themed educational areas, the museum also includes a typical DDR five-roomed apartment.
Topography of Terror
Located on the site of the of the headquarters of the Gestapo, the SS high command and Reich Security Main Office where the Nazi war crimes were planned, this is now a place of remembrance and reflection.
Discover the world underneath the streets of Berlin in a labyrinth of subway tunnels, bunkers and abandoned metro stations. Tours are available focusing on air raids during the Second World War.
The Jewish Museum Berlin teaches us about the history of Jews in Germany - reflection on Jewish history and culture as well as on migration and diversity. Various guided tours and workshops are available.
Palace of Tears
Serving as a reminder of the partition of Germany after the construction of the Berlin Wall, the check-in hall was used for visiting friends and relatives crossing back from East to West Berlin.
Housed in the original headquarters of the Ministry of State Security, the Stasi shows how the East German secret police put millions of its citizens under surveillance using primitive bugging devices and hidden cameras.
During the period of Soviet occupation and persecution, political prisoners regarded as opposing or being obstructive to the communist dictatorship were incarcerated here.
Museum of Military History (Luftwaffe Museum)
Located on a former airfield the museum focuses on the history of German military aviation and includes more than 100 aircraft in an extensive outdoor display area.
House of the Wannsee Conference
In 1942 the heads of the Nazi government and SS meet at this mansion regarding their so-called Final Solution to the Jewish Question. The exhibition here documents the planning of the deportation and murder of the European Jews.
Other Top Visits
The Brandenburg Gate is probably Berlin’s signature attraction. Built in 1791 it was one of many historic city gates it is now reinvented as a symbol of unity for the new Berlin.
Today the Reichstag houses the German Parliament and is one of the most recognisable landmarks in Berlin. A must-see during you visit. Guided audio tours are available, but the highlight is probably the fantastic mirrored dome.
East Side Gallery
More than 100 paintings on what was once a section of the east side of the Berlin Wall, this is the longest (1.3km) open-air gallery in the World, commemorating the time of political change when the wall came down.
Berlin Television Tower
Berlin’s iconic TV tower is the city’s most visible landmark. Standing 368 metres high it is literally a must-see during you visit. The viewing platform provides stunning panoramic views over the city and beyond.
Berlin River Cruise
A cruise along the Spree river gives a view of historic and modern Berlin from a different perspective. The tour passes Bellevue Palace and the Chancellor's Office, Museum Island, Berlin Cathedral, and East Side Gallery.
Museum Island is a complex of five museums on an island in the Spree River in the historic heart of Berlin. The Old Museum, New Museum, Bode Museum, Pergamon Museum and Old National Gallery.
Panoramapunkt viewing platform
A ride in the fastest lift in Europe takes you to the viewing gallery on the 25th floor of Kollhof Tower, 100 meters above Potsdamer Platz in just 20 seconds.
Morning departure from UK for flight to Berlin. Arrival and transfer to your accommodation and check in. Free time for possible orientation and walking tour of the city. Evening at leisure.
Morning visit to the Holocaust Memorial (Memorial of Murdered Jews of Europe). A chance to grab some lunch before making your way to the famous Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie and then Reichstag Building for afternoon visit. Evening at leisure in the city.
Morning visit to the DDR Museum. Lunch and then afternoon excursion to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp Memorial and Museum. Evening at leisure in the city.
Morning visit to the Berlin's iconic TV Tower. Enjoy amazing panoramic views over the city. Some possible last minute shopping before making your way back to the airport for your flight back to the UK.
Where to Stay
Berlin has an excellent range of quality and centrally located accommodations, from clean and modern youth centres such as the Transit Loft and Meininger hotel and hostel chain, to more traditional hotels. We will select the best option for you and you group based on your preferred location and budget.