Notice for Group Visitors

Due to the current situation, all groups of more than 8 visitors can only attend the Museum Otto Weidt’s Workshop for the Blind as part of a free pre-booked event.

This can be a pre-booked guided tour or seminar, or alternatively an introduction to the permanent exhibition (approx. 20 min.) with a subsequent independent tour of the exhibition.

Appointments for these introductory events (max. 24 participants) must be requested via info(at) We apologize for any inconvenience.

Visits and Tours

Dear visitors,

the Museum Otto Weidt's Workshop for the Blind is still open.

To protect our visitors and staff, and due to Berlin's current protective regulations against SARS-CoV-2, please note the following information for your visit:

  • From November 15, 2021, the 2G rule applies, restricting access to vaccinated and recovered visitors only.

    This means:

    - Visitors to the museum must present a valid digitally verifiable certificate of vaccination or recovery.

    - Visitors from 6 to 17 years of age are exempt from this requirement, but must present proof of a negative rapid antigen test from the day of the visit.

    - School students
    up to and including 17 years of age are also exempt from the requirement, but must present their student ID or BVG school student ticket as proof of regular testing.

    - Persons who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons are also exempt. They must present certification of a medical exemption and proof of a negative PCR test (taken no more than 48 hours previously)

  • Before entering the exhibition, please procced to Reception on the first floor to show the relevant proof and a valid photo ID.
  • If you have had contact to anyone infected with COVID-19 in the past 14 days or have an infection of the upper airways yourself, we must ask you to refrain from visiting the museum.
  • Please disinfect your hands when entering the building.
  • Visitors must wear a medical mask or an FFP2 mask covering their mouth and nose.

  • Please observe the general distancing and hygiene rules for avoiding corona (SARS-CoV-2) infections.

  • Only a limited number of visitors are allowed access to the Museum Otto Weidt's Workshop for the Blind at one time.

  • You can view all exhibition rooms.

  • For hygiene reasons, please only operate the media stations in the exhibition using a stylus pen (available at reception). Please return the stylus pen at the end of your visit. Thank you!

  • Until further notice, the Museum Otto Weidt's Workshop for the Blind closes at 6 p.m.

thank you for your understanding and look forward to your visit.


Guided tours around the exhibition are free and can be arranged in German, English, French, Italian and Hebrew, for groups of 8 persons minimum.

Tours last approximately 60 minutes and are recommended from age 10 and up.

The tours can be extended by a tour of the Spandauer Vorstadt area, where there are a number of historical traces directly linked to the history of the Workshop for the Blind.

To book our educational events, please use our booking calendar.

Please register 6 to 8 weeks before your desired date.

We are happy to advise you on our educational program via info(at) or by telephone: 030 / 28 59 94 07

Educational events are subject to the current access and hygiene regulations. We will provide important current information for booked events in good time for your visit.

Audio guides are available in German, English, French, Italian, Spanish and Hebrew. The exhibition texts are in German, English and Braille (German).