Science Trips to Berlin

Who's it for?

  • Secondary School, Sixth Form

Curriculum Included

Key Highlights

  • Explore the German Technology Museum
  • 'Discover What Moves Us' at the Ottobock Science Centre
  • Visit the Archenhold Observatory & museum and see the world's longest refracting telescope
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SELECTED DATES in Spring 2024 | Summer 2024 | Autumn 2024 | Winter & Christmas 2024

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About this trip

Berlin is a truly fantastic, cosmopolitan city and has so much to offer all student groups. The wealth of relevant science visits on offer in particular for GCSE and A Level groups combined with world famous historical sites mean we can create your perfect trip.

Students can explore the city's fantastic science outlets, including the Archenhold Observatory to see the world's longest moveable refracting telescope. Science trips also include a visit to the world famous BMW plant where classes will be guided through the production process to understand how this brand has become so global today.

Take a look at a sample itinerary to see what a science trip to Berlin with WST could look like.

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Sample itinerary for a 4 day trip

Day 1
Morning

Daytime flight and transfer to your accommodation

Afternoon

Time permitting take a guided tour of Central Berlin covering key historical sites of the city centre

Evening

Evening meal at your hotel

Day 2
Morning

Explore the German Technology Museum on a guided tour

Afternoon

Gets 'hands-on' at the Spectrum Science Centre

Evening

Evening meal at your hotel. Evening visit to the top of the TV Tower in Alexanderplatz

Day 3
Morning

'Discover What Moves Us' at the Ottobock Science Centre

Afternoon

Visits the Archenhold Observatory & museum and see the world's longest refracting telescope

Evening

Evening meal at your hotel

Day 4
Morning

Visit the Ritter Sport Museum and flagship store or spend some free time in the city

Afternoon

Transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK

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Educational Visits In Berlin

Other Study Visits

  • Science Center Spectrum
    Some 150 interactive exhibits make science and technology a special experience at Science Center Spectrum, located by the German Technical Museum. Attractive and astonishing phenomena encourage students to join in the experiments independently. Fundamental laws of nature, the basics of science and technical principles are explained in a fun way.
  • The Plastinarium (Guben)
    The PLASTINARIUM combines the moving experience of seeing a BODY WORLDS Exhibition with an opportunity to witness first-hand some practical steps of Plastination. Located in Guben, the 3,000m2 Exhibition space is set up as a fully operational Plastination laboratory.
  • BMW Plant Berlin – Motorcycles
    A fascinating visit where students experience live production and take a look behind the scenes with company experts. The products made by the BMW Group inspire with unique design, dynamic and agility. The BMW Berlin Plant has a long tradition as a production site with an exciting history.
  • Bewag Power Plant
    BeWag are able to organise guided tours for student groups around 2 of their power plants, Reuter West CHP plant which is coal fired, as well as the most modern gas fired power plant Mitte CHP plant, located in the city centre.

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Other Cultural Visits

  • The Story of Berlin
    An interactive museum that explores 800 years of Berlin’s history. There are 23 theme rooms equipped with multi-media technology.
  • Museum Island
    A group of museums located in the centre of Berlin on the River Spree: Alte Nationalgalerie: 19th Century paintings and sculptures from artists such as Monet, Renoir, Cezanne. Pergamon Museum: Antiquities, Islamic Art, Middle Eastern Art and objects. Bode Museum: Home to a collection of sculptures from Byzantium through to the Middle Ages. The New Museum and The Old Museum: Greek, Roman and Egyptian art.
  • Kurfürstendamm
    This is the main shopping street in Berlin and home to one of Europe’s largest department stores, KaDeWe, with all that a major store offers.
  • Timeride Berlin
    Take a seat in a bus of the 80s and set off on a VR city tour, to experience a border control at Checkpoint Charlie, drive along Friedrichstrasse and see the Palace of the Republic shining in its former glory.
  • Bowling
    Berlin has a range of bowling centres throughout the city. Ask us for more information if you wish to book a session.
  • Tropical Islands Water park
    An indoor tropical beach with waters slides, lagoons, rapids and wave pools. Great fun and a great place for students to burn off excess energy. This is approximately a one hour drive from the centre of Berlin.

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