Museum Utopie und Alltag


Location Eisenhüttenstadt

Erich-Weinert-Allee 3
15890 Eisenhüttenstadt

Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday, national holidays
11.00 – 17.00

If the national holiday is on a Monday, the museum is open. Closed on Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, New Year, even on Mondays.
The exhibitions are barrier-free. An elevator and a barrier-free toilet are available.


Adults: € 4
Concessions: € 2*

Groups: € 40**
Guided tours: € 30 / 50 ***
Schulprojekte:  €15 plus 1 € p. P

*Pupils, Students, disabled  persons, Seniors; Children aged under 7: free
** up to 20 people
*** up to 12 people
Tue-Fr: € 30 € / Sa-So: € 50

Location Beeskow

Access via Burg Beeskow
Frankfurter Strasse 23
15848 Beeskow

Guided tours Art Archive:

The Archive in Beeskow can be visited on guided tours. Please see our programme for details. In addition to public guided tours during the current event programme, it is also possible to book special tours.
Please contact us in advance at: +49 (0)3366 – 352727


Per person: € 9
Concessions: € 7*

Special guided tours:
€ 26 per group, plus entrance per person
*Pupils, Students, disabled  persons
** up to 20 people

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Museum Utopie und Alltag

Tel: 03364 – 417 355
Fax: 03364 – 418 947

Postal and invoice adress:
Landkreis Oder-Spree
Kunstarchiv / DOK
Breitscheidstr. 7
15848 Beeskow


Contact Press:

Sabrina Kotzian
Phone: 03366 – 35 2735

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Guided tours & workshops

Guided tours


Workshop Documentation Centre of Everyday Culture of the GDR: Photo Kevin Fuchs

The Museum of Utopia and Daily Life offers seminars and workshops to school classes in Secondary Levels I and II. The workshops last two or more days and cover various themes.

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For school classes

We offer workshops lasting two or more days to groups of schoolchildren. The workshops can focus on the independent preparation, implementation and assessment of a discussion with contemporary witnesses. Please arrange a date well in advance.

Secondary Levels I and II can also attend seminars and workshops on the following themes:

  • Everyday life and governance in the GDR, based on the exhibition, a film and objects in the collection
  • Architecture, urban planning and visual arts based on the example of the planned city of Eisenhüttenstadt
  • Religion, politics and society in the GDR, focusing on the example of Eisenhüttenstadt

Modules in these fields can be optionally combined. Our team can provide individual advice and support with applications.

Tel.: +49 (0)3364 – 41 73 55

Regular workshops are also held in cooperation with schools in the region, where the field of everyday culture in the GDR is approached in an artistic and creative way.


School projects

Documentation Centre of Everyday Culture of the GDR: Photo Kevin Fuchs

Expert personnel supervise the school project days in the fields of historical, political and cultural education. The communicated content is compatible with the school subjects of history, politics, economics, geography, art, “social, religious and ethics studies” (“LER”) and religious studies.

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The projects are aimed at problem-orientated teaching and the independent development of skills, as well as gaining insight into key aspects of the social, everyday and cultural history of the GDR.

The programme is framed by introductory and assessment group-sessions. The core modules are a guided tour of the exhibition, watching and discussing the documentary film and working with original contemporary witnesses. The schoolchildren work in small groups to develop their own questions and possible solutions to a given task. The results are shared in a collective exchange of findings at the end.

Duration: approx. 4 – 5 hours

The costs for participating are € 1 per pupil per day, plus € 15 (total) for the group guided tour.

Please contact us for detailed information on the events’ content and timetabling. We also warmly invite you to our teachers’ seminars, which provide in-depth information on the museum’s educational programme and allow teachers to discuss them with the museum.

Tel.: + 49 (0)3364 – 41 73 55