Discover the Bauhaus

By bike through Berlin, with a backpack through Weimar, with the app through Dessau. The three Bauhaus institutions offer exciting tours on which you can explore the traces of the Bauhaus.


bauhaus_tours in Berlin

Discover the Bauhaus in Berlin on a walk, a bike tour through the city or by bus: The bauhaus_tours of the Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin take you to Berlin’s modernist architecture. The topics range from architecture of the Bauhäusler in Berlin to contemporary building projects and current urban development.

The public tours take place regularly. Please check the calendar of the Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin. More information on registration and booking here.

Foto: Anja Steinmann

bauhaus bag in Weimar

Take an expedition by yourself or with your family, school class or just a group of friends – the bauhaus bags of the Bauhaus Museum Weimar make it possible. The rucksacks can be borrowed for 5 euros each (plus a 20-euro deposit) at the ticket counter of the museum.

The Bauhaus kids Felix Klee and Brigitte Marcks accompany you to all the important Bauhaus sites in Weimar. They describe what life was like at the world-famous school of design, present experiments with shapes and colours, and show them how to become designers themselves. In your rucksack you’ll also find exciting materials, challenges and stories that can inspire your own creative ambitions.

For children ages 6 to 12.

Further information

Klassik Stiftung Weimar

Discover the Bauhaus in Dessau

In Dessau you can experience the Bauhaus building and the Masters’ Houses in public guided tours or individually. The public tours in the Bauhaus Building are daily at 11 am and in the Masters’ Houses daily at 12:30 pm, meeting point is the Visitor Center in the Bauhaus Building. The Bauhaus Building and the Masters’ Houses are almost 100 years old. Besides, they are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Accordingly, the buildings must be permanently maintained and regularly renovated. At present, the Bauhaus Building and Masters’ Houses are being restored and parts of the buildings cannot be visited.

Public guided tours of the Dessau-Törten Housing Estate take place daily at 3 pm, meeting point is the Konsum Building. During the 1.5-hour tour (approx. 2 km), a model flat in the Houses with Balcony Access and the SieTö I terraced house are visited from the inside.

If you feel like taking an individual tour, use the free Bauhaus Dessau App. In it you will also find an audio highlight tour with which you can visit the exhibition Versuchsstätte Bauhaus. The Collection at the Bauhaus Museum Dessau.

You can find more information here.

Konsumgebäude in der Siedlung Dessau-Törten
Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau / Foto: Meyer, Thomas, 2019 / OSTKREUZ
Konsumgebäude in der Siedlung Dessau-Törten (1928), mit nach historischem Vorbild rekonstruiertem Schriftzug, Architekt: Walter Gropius, 2019
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