The Archäologisches Landesmuseum Brandenburg im Paulikloster focuses mainly on conservation and Archaeobiology. It holds various exhibitions, seminars, lectures, special tours, and educational opportunities throughout the year. The museum focuses specifically on the history of the Brandenburg area and Berlin, and has exhibits on prehistoric and Neolithic lifestyle and culture. The Archäologisches Landesmuseum Brandenburg im Paulikloster aims to draw the public closer to nature and show people the effects that civilization has had on the environment. Further, it endeavors to teach people what they can be doing to have a positive effect in their daily lives.
One Brandenburg's most monumental religious landmarks, the Dom zu Brandenburg is an example of the finest Gothic architecture. The church was founded around the 12th Century and is renowned for its brick Gothic architecture. The interiors are just as impressive as the exteriors, featuring a winged, gilded altar. A must-visit, the Brandenburg Cathedral is a historical and religious symbol.
Presenting a spellbinding facade, the Altstädter Rathaus Brandenburg is one of the most stunning landmarks of the city. Its architecture pertains to Gothic designs, and its marvelous visage draws crowds from far and wide. The five meters high Roland statue from the year 1474 is located in front of the town hall since 1946.
Museum im Freyhaus is located inside the historic Freyhaus building on the Ritterstraße. The museum talks about the history of the town in chrolonogical order, begnining from the 5th Century when early settlement began to take shape in the town. Also, this museum houses dramatic exhibits like the sword which was used for the execution of Hans-Hermann von Katte. The museum also gives a glimpse of the toy industry in the town of Brandenburg an der Havel. Ernst Paul Lehmann, the world famous toy company who is also the owner of the Freyhaus building has many of their Tin toys displayed in the museum.
The St. Gotthardtkirche is located close to the Brandenburg Cathedral and the St Catherine church and together the trio make the town's main churches. St. Gotthardtkirche is believed to be one of the town's oldest buildings and named after the Holy Godehard. The church is worth a visit for the treasures that it holds, some of them being the Baptismal Font, a priceless altar cloth adorned with the scene of a unicorn hunt from the Christian mythology and the Epitaph. The view of the town from St. Gotthardtkirche's wonderful stained glass windows is breathtaking.
Built in the year 1974, Friedenswarte is a scenic tower which was constructed as a lookout point. Situated right in the city center, it offers panoramic views of the whole town, and is a popular attraction among locals and visitor alike. The 32.5 meter (106.6 feet) tower can be ascended or descended using the double helix staircase.
New Chambers was built for Prussia's King Frederick the Great between 1771 and 1775. An orangery built at this site in the year 1745 was replaced by New Chambers. New Chambers is designed by Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff. The structure is found towards the west end of the massive Sanssouci Palace and well complements the Picture Gallery to its east. New Chambers is an excellent example of Frederican Rococo's late architectural style. His style came as a breath of fresh air during a time when Classical architectural style was dominating the scene.
Overlooking River Brandenburger Niederhavel, Ruine der Johannis-Kirche is a beautiful structure that has occupied its current location since 1237. An erstwhile Franciscans church, this historic edifice was partly restored through local funding but some of its sections are still in ruins. Mural-covered walls are the most striking feature of church's Gothic facade in addition to its neatly upgraded conical roof that can be spotted from quite a far. Ruine der Johannis-Kirche is a popular venue for several cultural events.
While in Michendorf while, visit the Volksbühne Michendorf that has been showcasing famous plays for over a decade. Throughout the year, the theater hosts plays such as Hansel and Gretel, Burning Love and many more talented artists. Besides plays, you can choose to attend their art exhibitions, readings, and concerts that are held on a regular basis.
Located within the Neuen Garten, this Orangerie is a masterpiece of sculpture. Dating back to 1791, this 86 meter long structure reflects Egyptian art and culture on its facade.
Situated in the beautiful town of Potsdam, the Erlöserkirche dates back to the 19th Century. The church reflects the spectacular Neo-Gothic architecture and its tower is particularly notable. Music is a significant part of the church and its young choir, as well as senior choirs, perform at the church. It hosts several other musical concerts as well.