30th Museums Night in Berlin

Among the wealth of cultural attractions in Germany's capital are more than 170 museums, several of which can found on the highly acclaimed Museum Island. This unique collection of museums on an island in the river Spree was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status in 1999 and houses treasures from six thousand years of human history. Museums Night on 28 January 2012 offers an opportunity to see the exhibitions, collections and installations on Museum Island and throughout the city until the early hours. Hundreds of museums and exhibition venues will be opening their doors to visitors from 6pm to 2am as part of the event in Berlin.