Permanent exhibition closed from January 1, 2023 to May 1, 2023


We regret that the permanent exhibition at the Museum Otto Weidt’s Workshop for the Blind will be closed for essential renovations, from January 1, 2023 to May 1, 2023. A temporary exhibitions is available for indivual visitors.

During this time, we cannot provide regular tours of the permanent exhibition. As an alternative during the period, we are offering outdoor tours from Mondays to Fridays, with an introduction to the history of Otto Weidt’s Workshop for the Blind. Further information is available here.

Please adhere to the general hygiene and distancing rules; we recommend wearing a mask over mouth and nose.


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.

This option cannot be booked between January 1, 2023 and May 1, 2023, since the permanent exhibition will be undergoing essential renovations during this time. As an alternative, we are offering an introduction with an outdoor tour during this period.


Introduction and Outdoor Tour (January 1, 2023 to May 1, 2023)

Introduction to the topic “Otto Weidt and Help for Persecuted Jews, 1941 to 1945” and outdoor tour

Length: 120 minutes maximum

Maximum participants: 30 (for school groups: up to 35)

Following an introduction to the history of Otto Weidt’s Workshop for the Blind in the museum’s seminar rooms, using photos and documents, we then offer a guided tour of the surrounding area. The Spandauer Vorstadt neighborhood still bears traces directly related to the history of the workshop for the blind.

This option can only be booked for January 1, 2023 to May 1, 2023, Mondays to Fridays.


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).