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.
Presenting fascinating exhibits which depict the progress and growth of steel production as well as the history of other technological and industrial developments, Industriemuseum Brandenburg makes for an interesting visit. Focused on the city, this museum is a treasure trove of information and is visited by scores of tourists and locals alike.
Breitlingsee is a huge lake in Brandenburg that has an area of 5.13 square kilometers (1.98 square miles). The River Havel empties into this lake. A picturesque location for tourists and locals, one can camp along the lake at a specially built campsite. Water sports can be indulged in here. Biking is also a popular sport.
Beetzsee consists of four lake basins connected together. It is a beautiful lake near Brandenburg and is a popular waterway. It is connected to the River Havel and the Silo Canal. Biking, windsurfing, hiking, fishing, swimming and sailing are popular activities here. Water sports competitions are also held in its waters.
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.
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.
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.
Schloss Nennhausen is a majestic edifice in the town of Nennhausen. Situated on Fouque-Platz, it dates back to the year 1737 and remains a striking example of Neo-Gothic style of architecture. At the start of the 18th Century, the sprawling castle gardens were created in Baroque design. The gardens were home to Germany's biggest and one of the oldest trees. The castle served as the residence to legendary personalities like Albert Einsein and Friedrich Baron de la Motte Fouque. Today, under private ownership, the castle operates as a fine venue for recitals and concerts. Also, the orangery serves as an idyllic spot for meetings and intimate celebrations.