Schloss Britz looks back on a long history. Originally, the castle was the residence of the associated manor Britz. Only at the beginning of the 19th century, the castle came into the possession of bourgeois manufacturers, which significantly expanded the manor and the castle. The last changes to the structure of the castle took place under the direction of the architect Carl Busse in 1880. Since then, Britz Castle has been a Neo-Renaissance building with a stair tower.
The castle can be visited today. In one part of the rooms you will find the permanent exhibition "Representative Home Decor of the Gründerzeit" and in the rest of the museum there are changing art exhibitions by famous artists.
Tuesday to Sunday from 11 to 19 o'clock
More information and admission fees can be found at schlossbritz.de.
October 4, 2018
The Schloss Britz is the former mansion on the historic manor of the former village Britz in the same district of Berlin. Today it is the seat of the cultural foundation Schloss Britz and accommodates in the faithfully reconstructed premises of the 19th century a museum for the living culture of the Wilhelminian period and also offers space for changing special exhibitions, readings and concerts. The approximately 300-year-old Gutspark is characterized by its old trees and an intricate network of paths from 1890. In 1997, the extensively reconstructed and restored park received the Gustav Meyer Prize. The castle is a protected cultural property according to the Hague Convention.
The adjoining estate with its historic outbuildings from the 19th century also offers space and space for Neukölln's other cultural institutions, such as the Neukölln Museum and the Paul Hindemith Music School, after a renovation period. (Wikipedia)
September 26, 2018
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