Museum in Schöneberg

Museum der Unerhörten Dinge

'Every object tells a story' could be the motto of this kooky collection of curiosities. Find madness nibbling at your psyche as you try to find the meaning in displays about Swiss cowpat-worshippers or Goethe's sto…
Museum in Schöneberg

Urban Nation

Creating a museum for street art may be akin to caging a wild animal. Yet, this showcase of works by top urban artists pulls the genre out from the underpasses and abandoned buildings and makes them accessible to an…
Museum in Schöneberg

Schwules Museum

In a former print shop, this nonprofit museum is one of the largest and most important cultural institutions documenting LGBTIQ culture around the world, albeit with a special focus on Berlin and Germany. It present…
Cemetery in Schöneberg

Alter St Matthäus Kirchhof

This pretty cemetery, created in 1856, was a favourite final resting place for Berlin's 19th-century bourgeoisie; it brims with opulent gravestones and memorials. Celebrities buried here include the Brothers Grimm a…
Historic Site in Schöneberg

Christopher Isherwood Apartment

In 1929 the Anglo-American writer Christopher Isherwood moved to this pretty residential building from London, to escape the sexual oppression in England and to live out his homosexual fantasies. His experiences and…
Park in Schöneberg


This romantic little park is dominated by the richly ornamented sandstone Königskolonnaden (Royal Colonnades), a pair of rococo arcades designed in 1780 by Brandenburg Gate–architect Carl von Gontard. They originall…
Historic Site in Schöneberg

David Bowie Apartment

A memorial plaque marks the house where the late David Bowie and his buddy Iggy Pop bunked in the late '70s. The seven-room flat was on the 1st floor; Pop later moved into his own digs across the back courtyard.
Historic Site in Schöneberg


Today the highest court in the state of Berlin, the Kammergericht gained notoriety during the Nazi years when it hosted more than 20 show trials of the Nazi Volksgerichthof (People's Court) against participants – re…
Historic Site in Schöneberg

Rathaus Schöneberg

The town hall of Schöneberg was the seat of the West Berlin government from 1948 to 1990. Internationally, though, it is best remembered for a single day in 1963 when US President John F Kennedy expressed his solida…