Get behind the scenes
Look at the worlds of science, technology and media - or visit one of a kind historic buildings like The Giant Wind Tunnel. Explore Adlershof by foot or bus and experience one hundred years of history.
We offer six tours accompanied by experts. They usually last two hours and include an introductory presentation and a tour of the site. We would be happy to put together an individual tour for you. Prices are available upon request.
1. Secret Places to Discover
This exciting VIP tour for (a maximum of 20 people) opens doors to places that are normally closed to the public. The extraordinary journey through the eventful history of Adlershof offers surprising experiences and meetings that you will keep in mind.
2. Film and TV from Adlershof - with highlight stunt show
Go for a tour through the TV studios in Adlershof and discover popular settings from TV and film, additionally you can watch professional stuntmen during training. During this tour you will learn about exciting stories and anecdotes of popular TV shows and get an unforgettable glimpse into the world of film and television.
3. Engine of growth energy policy: Adlershof on the road to an energy-efficient city
The Energy revolution offers great opportunities for innovation and growth.
Besides switching the power supply, especially measures for energy efficiency in production and construction as well as the development of new energy technologies are in demand.
In our exciting tour you can find out more about new storage technologies, concepts for sustainable site management, energy-efficient building and living, installed solar systems and
the application of alternative energy resources such as geothermal.
It is also part of the tour to visit our new center for photovoltaic and renewable energy.
4. Model for sustainable site management
This study tour provides information on the advanced integrated energy concept of Adlershof that is currently unique in style and extent.
In addition, new approaches to rainwater and landscape management will be vividly explained. Innovation, progress and sustainability - not a contradiction in Adlershof.
5. From reconstruction and early beginnings - a stroll through the history of the technology campus
What was once the first motor-airport in Germany is now the site of one of Europe's largest science and technology parks.
Travel into Adlershof's glamorous and diverse past.
6. Science and research highlights
This tour offers a fascinating look into the world of science and technology: from particle accelerators and crystal growth, to the Mars camera, virtual reality and the production of solar modules.
7. City planning and prize winning architecture
This thematic tour provides important information about the overall city planning and development strategy for Adlershof and offers an overview of examples of outstanding architecture for science and research.
8. How does a science and technology park work
Germany's reunification has made possible the creation of one of the most prosperous examples of successful economic development in the new federal states - the former East Germany.
Today Adlershof is known all over Europe as a shining example of the successful reconstruction of an entire region. The tour offers an overview of the development of the site since 1989.
9. Historical stations of aviation
Adlershof's one hundred-year history began in 1909 with Germany's first motorized flight. The Johannisthal Airfield quickly became a meeting place of the daring pioneers of aviation and their flying machines.
Loose yourself in the excitement of this unique era!
10. Television in Adlershof: before and after 1989
Experts agree, Berlin Adlershof is a site that offers perfect conditions for tv and movie productions. It has everything to meet the demands of modern television and event production.
Experience an exciting journey through the highlights of today's German television while also discovering the history of TV made in Adlershof.
11. Successful economic development on the example of Adlershof
The close cooperation between economy and sciences is one of the reasons for the outstanding growth. The Technology park also scores with a strong brand and cluster strategy as well as a founder policy and a profile-conforming marketing. This study tour provides an insight into how Adlershof (as a private-public-partnership) is successfully developed and commercialised.
12. Photovoltaic: technology of the future
Photovoltaic is one of the most innovative field of technology in Adlershof. Here you can find a very high density of research capacity and entrepreneurial activities, especially in the field of nano- and thin film technology.
You will pass high-modern Photovoltaic equipment on roofs, facades and open spaces, and at non-university research institutions as well as production facilities for solar modules and photovoltaic systems within your guided tour.
13. Energy-efficient building in Adlershof
This guided tour will inform you about the sustainable concept of development for the City of Science, Economy and Media, elaborate on measures of rainwater utilisation, present to you examples of solar architecture and the use of photovoltaics on building roofs and fronts in the course of a tour and it will broach the issue of the site’s integrated provision with energy.