Queer History Half-Day Walking Tour

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Duration: 3h 30m
Location: Berlin, Germany | Berlin, Germany

Category: Tours & Sightseeing

Exploration of Berlin's vibrant gay neighborhood, Schöneberg
Chance to visit Tiergarten & a memorial to victims of Nazis
View of the Eldorado, the city's oldest transvestite bar
Stories about past & present renowned gay personalities
Broad archives at the Gay Museum in Kreuzberg

Guided walking tour of Berlin's gay districts
Live tour commentary provided in English


Get to know the city's gay and lesbian district, Schöneberg, and learn about gay history and culture on this intuitive walking tour. Explore the gay community and visit key places such as the memorial to homosexuals persecuted by the Nazis, Tiergarten, and the Gay Museum.

Start your walking tour in Schöneberg and learn about Berlin's eras of sexual experimentation as well as cruel repression and persecution. Along the way linger at one of the city's oldest gay and transvestite bars, the Eldorado, frequented by the openly gay Nazi SA leader Ernst Röhm and featured regular performances by Marlene Dietrich.

Then, stop at the poignant memorial for gay and lesbian victims persecuted and sent to the concentration camps by the Nazis. Walk through Tiergarten, a park known as the gay meadow hidden behind the Berlin Wall, and end your adventure with a tour of the Gay Museum in Kreuzberg, which houses one of the world's most comprehensive archives on gay and lesbian culture.

Cancellation Policy: 4 days
Know before you book: Children 11 and younger are complimentary., Check-in is 10 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

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