Berlin-Karlshorst Museum, Berlin

Opened in 1995, the museum is located at the historical venue of the unconditional surrender of the German armed forces, the Wehrmacht, on 8 May 1945 and was a joint venture dedicated to the history of the German-Soviet war and the of Nazi rule.

With this act of ratification in Karlshorst of the surrender document signed the day before in Reims, World War II came to an end in Europe.

The building was the officers' mess of the Wehrmacht pioneer school and then the headquarters of the Soviet Military Administration in Germany. In 1949 at this location the Soviets handed over administrative authority to the first government of the German Democratic Republic (GDR). From 1967 to 1994 the building contained a branch of the “Central Museum of Armed Forces Moscow” featuring the unconditional surrender of nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War.

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Berliner Dom

The Cathedral of Berlin is the largest church in the city, and it serves as a vital centre for the Protestant church of Germany. Reaching out well beyond the borders of the parish and of Berlin, the cathedral attracts thousands of visitors, year after year, from Germany and abroad. If you are looking for great views of the city and a measure of history and educational value this is a great option for student groups and with price from read more ...

Evening Meals

Choose from a wide range of restaurants and packages for you and your students to dine at during your time in Berlin. With delicious food and drink available at The Hard Rock Cafe or if you prefer a low key meal at a local restaurant you'll be sure to find something to suit everyone! Call the Further & Higher Travel team today to book your evening meal for your next trip to Berlin!

Sightseeing Bus Tours

Let your students sit back and relax as they take in the sights on a Berlin bus tour. A fantastic tour to do if it's your first time to the city and a great way to travel. Many bus tours let you jump on and off so you can visit attractions, have lunch and go shopping. If you're interested in arranging a bus tour for your next educational trip to Berlin contact the FHT student team today for the best prices!

Walking Tours

A great way to see Berlin and learn at the same! Our bespoke walking tours will allow students to experience the city as well as find all the interesting spots Berlin has to offer related to their studies. From Art & Design students looking at local graffiti for inspiration to History students visting historical monuments we have something to suit everyone. And as your tour is completely tailor made we can arrange it to suit your e read more ...

Berlin Zoo

Berlin Zoo is the most visited zoo in Europe with about 3.0 million visitors per year from all over the world and a fun day for any group looking for a diversion. It is open all year long and can easily be reached by public transportation. Please contact us for prices.

Checkpoint Charlie

Checkpoint Charlie  was the name given by the Western Allies to the best-known Berlin Wall crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War and is now an iconic visit for History groups, symbolising as it does the division created by communism. Please contact the student travel team at FHT group Tours for further details on 01279 658221 and we will incorporate this educational visit into a great itinerary for you read more ...


The Fernsehturm or TV Tower offers a wonderful panoramic view over Berlin. The tower reaches a high of 350 m and as well as a restaurant there is a viewing platform at over 200m up. Ascent is via rapid lifts offering commentary and the viewing area details the history of the buildings on view. Please get in touch with us at FHT Group Tours for full details and we will arrange this study visit as part of any educational read more ...


One of the fastest lifts in Europe will take your student group to the Panoramapunkt viewing platform at Potsdamer Platz 1, atop the Kollhoff Tower. Here excellent views await you over both east and the west part of Berlin at a height of over 100m. Contact our Berlin student trips team at FHT Group Tours on 01279 658221 or email us on and we will arrange this as part of any school or college trip read more ...


A guided tour of the Reichstag building is one of the most popular visits in Berlin. It will explain the functions, working methods and composition of parliament whilst also covering the history and architecture of the building. The highlight at the end is the opportunity to visit the famous dome, which has become an iconic image in Berlin and gives a great view of the city.  

The Brandenburg Gate

The Brandenburg Gate has  in recent times beena symbol of both the partition of the city of Berlin and a symbol of the reunification of the city and as such is an iconic visit for any History group study tour to Berlin. Originally built over 200 years ago, it survived the onslaught of the final days of the Second World War damaged but still standing to find itself behind Russian lines in the partiton of the City. For nearly thirty yea read more ...

The Story of Berlin

The Story of Berlin opened its doors in 1999 and offers visiting student groups an insight into 800 years of history of the city of Berlin. Visitors are guided around the museum with hi-tech headsets, which give audio commentaries in English or German. Underneath the museum is an enormous nuclear shelter, designed and built during the Cold War to hold nearly 4000 people. Guided tours are possible.  

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