Berlin: Critical Berlin Castle/ Humboldt Forum Guided Tour

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Explore the Humboldt Forum in Berlin on a critical guided tour. Get familiar with a Decolonial perspective. We share Afro centric insights in order to create new narratives.

Highlights

  • Explore the Humboldt Forum from an Afrocentric perspective
  • See the items of the ethnological collection
  • Learn some key facts about colonialism and their relation to the Berlin castle
  • Find out more about the Humboldt brothers
  • Discover the history of the palace from a Decolonial perspective

Description

Learn about the history of the palace, during the tour from a critical point of view. Discover the exhibitions of the Humboldt Forum on a guided tour. Learn about the legacy of the Humboldt brothers and colonialism from an Afrocentric perspective. Find out why the Humboldt brothers are such important figures in German history as scientists. Uncover more about the role that various missionaries played during the spread of colonialism and understand the symbolic meaning of the cross on the roof of the museum. Browse through the ethnological collection of the museum and learn about pioneers. Most importantly you will gain a new perspective on colonial history and its cultural heritage and legacy in the modern day.

Includes

Tour guide Entry to the ethnological collection We will be seated outside for approximately 1hr before heading into the museum.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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