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Address: Breite Strasse 1A, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 331 271810
10:00 - 18:00
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Very good, if a little overwhelming.

This was my third visit to the Museum, the second since its revamp. This is an essential museum for anyone interested in German Cinema and especially UFA, DEFA and the films of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 September 2016
Sleaford, Lincolnshire
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Sleaford, Lincolnshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This was my third visit to the Museum, the second since its revamp. This is an essential museum for anyone interested in German Cinema and especially UFA, DEFA and the films of the DDR and the Babelsberg Studios since unification. As a lifelong enthusiast for moving image, and lecturer in Film & TV Studies, I always find it too much... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Before this visit I wasn't aware of Babelsberg Film Studios but following this museum I was far more aware of it and it's output. Great museum, very clear, clean and takes you through all sorts of the background to movies. There's also a small reproduction of a 1920's cinemsa when you see quick excerpts of films made at babelsberg. If... More 

1 Thank Peter E
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Visited Potsdam on Feb 2016, mainly to see Sans Souci Park and Palaces. On my return to the airport I stumbled across this beautiful building which turned out to be the Film Museum. I was guided around by a charming and knowledgeable young guide, in flawless t. Without this, the museum would have been interesting, but I quickly realised an... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Went to Potsdam for the day and stumbled across this, we both work in and love film was a great little informative museum highly recommended

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Sykkylven Municipality, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

This is everything about how building look from outside for me Filmmuseum good but oransj Colour building was fantastic beautiful It is a very special and incredable beautiful building

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

For creative cinematography explorers only. Bring a tent or book a hostel nearby :) because you will be coming back for more.

1 Thank Ana S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2013

The entrance of the museum consists of a walk among mirrors - so you can actually see yourself (and others) in every mirror in the room , quite fascinating and very clever. We saw the Martin Scorsese exhibition which was very interesting.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2013

You will not be disappointed if you're interested of film and history! Have been there two times and it's worth the money (6 million)

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2013

You really need endless time to enjoy all the information you can find at Film Museum, Potsdam. I was interested in Babelsberg Studio history, so I focused on one not so big room full of photos, audio information, pieces of old film equipment (this technology revolution in film is great!), even make-up belonged to the film stars of the past.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2012

New exhibits illustrate strong cultural links with East African film and arts.

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