Tours of the Carillon Tower After the Concerts

Regular tours of the carillon tower are offered at the end of the concerts. No advance registration is necessary, just wait at the bottom of the tower for the carillonneur and remember that coming down takes a bit of time! Ascend the tower with him - there is no elevator, you must climb about 130 steps for the first section and then later another 60 but the stairway is modern and easy to ascend and you will be rewarded with a unique view of Berlin and its government buildings! The carillonneur, Jeffrey Bossin, guides you through the tower, answers your questions, explains the special features of the instrument and recounts the interesting history of the carillon in Berlin from its beginning under the first King of Prussia to the reunification of Germany. He demonstrates the instrument's fascinating playing technique and plays a virtuosic work for carillon for you on the big keyboard! Price: adults 7 euros, children (under 12) 3 euros, tours require at least four people.

The next regular tours will be offered
at 4 p.m. after the concerts on Sunday, May 1, Ascension Day Thursday, May 5, Sunday, May 8, Pentecost Sunday and Monday May 15 and 16, and Sunday, May 22 and 29.

Private and Special Tours, Concerts, and Lectures
Sign up for a special tour of the carillon tower!

Sign up for a group tour on a day and at a time suited to your itinerary:
Group tours on special days and times (for example Saturday morning or afternoon or weekdays bezween 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) are also on offer. Send an Email with your name, telephone number, and the date of your choice to: The carillonneur will contact you and confirm the date and time of the tour. Special group tours cost at least 50 Euros for the group (due to the extra time and effort involved), the price increasing according to the number  of participants.

It is also possible to commission private
concerts for weddings, open-air parties and picnics, birthdays, Christmas parties, etc. and special concerts for special events and meetings such as congresses, celebrations of the anniversary of an organization, etc. held in rooms rented in the House of World Cultures. Special group tours for schoolchildren, firms, groups visiting the Tiergarten and the government quarter, etc. are also available. The program, fees, and dates can be set individually. Concerts and longer recitals are usually possible Fridays between 5 and  8 p.m., Saturdays between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays between 3 and 8 p.m. Lectures with slides and music about the carillon are also available.

Further information:
phone +49 (030) 851 28 28

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