Jakob Kudsk Steensen
An immersive installation that leads us to Berlin's origins as a swamp formed by a glacial valley over 10,000 years old.
Jul 10, 2021 — Sep 26, 2021
Halle am Berghain


Do I need a ticket to visit Berl-Berl?

All visitors must reserve timed tickets in advance online to visit the exhibition at Halle am Berghain.

Do I need to purchase a ticket to enter can be accessed for free. If you want to see specific events happening inside the online world, however, you will need to buy a ticket via the LAS website.

Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets for the exhibition can be purchased via the LAS website. Tickets will not be available to buy on-site. Please book your tickets and time slots in advance. Tickets are not refundable. If you want to change the date of your visit after purchasing a ticket you have to contact the support team of at least 24h in advance of your scheduled visit. Tickets are only valid for the person whose name is on the personalised ticket.

What is the regular ticket price?

A regular ticket costs 10 €.

Who is entitled to a reduced ticket?

Reduced tickets are available for students, seniors (65+), unemployed, people with disabilities and artists upon presentation of relevant identification.

Reduced exhibition tickets: 5 €

Family ticket: 20 € (max. 2 adults, 5 children)

Group ticket: 8 € p.P. (min. 5 people)

Pupils / ICOM card and press cardholders: free entry

Students are asked to present a student card. If you are a person with disabilities, please provide your “Schwerbehindertenausweis B” or an international equivalent. As an artist, please provide a KSK-Membership (Künstlersozialkasse) document. Journalists are asked to present a valid press card.

Who gets free admission?

Free admission to visitors under 12, ICOM-card and press card holders. Holders of the German “Schwerbehindertenausweis B” or international equivalents are entitled to request a free ticket for their escort.  Including the neighbourhood and local partner institutions is important to us, which is why we send out special invitations and offer a free ticket for direct neighbours, this includes residents of the following streets: Str. der Pariser Kommune (section Lange Str. to Rüdersdorfer Str.), Rüdersdorfer Str. (section Str. der Pariser Kommune to Marchlewskistr.), Am Wriezener Bahnhof, Wriezener Karree. They receive a free ticket upon presentation of German ID card (Personalausweis) or registration certificate (Meldebescheinigung).

Do I still have to book a timeslot in advance if I have an invitation or a free ticket?

Yes, due to the current pandemic situation all visitors have to book time slots in advance. The stay is limited to max 60 min for all visitors.

Can I purchase more than one ticket?

Yes, group tickets can be purchased as well (min. 5 people). To complete the booking the names and email addresses of all group members must be entered. You can also buy single tickets for others as long as you add their name, address, mail address and phone number correctly. This data will only be accessed in the event of a concrete suspicion of infection and will not be passed on to third parties. Your personal data will be deleted by us four weeks after receipt.

How can I cancel or rebook a ticket?

Up to 24h prior to the booked time slot tickets can be exchanged and refunded via the customer service of which can be reached under the following number +49 (0)221 300 843 11 or email address [email protected].

It is not possible to enter the exhibition past the booked time slot, tickets cannot be refunded when arriving late to the exhibition.

I can’t find my ticket anymore. What do I do now?

Please contact under the following number +49 (0)221 300 843 11 or email address [email protected] (mailto:[email protected]) .

On site
What are the opening hours?

Mo-Th 13:00 - 22:00 h

Fr - Su 11:00 - 23:00 h

Last entry 1 hour before the exhibition closes.

How long can I stay in the exhibition?

The maximum duration of the visit is 60 min due to current Covid regulations.

The narrative of the work loops after approximately 20 minutes. However, the loop is never identical. If you want to know more about this aspect of the work, feel free to ask a member of our visitor service on-site.

Is it permitted to take photos inside the exhibition?

Yes, taking pictures inside the exhibition is allowed.

You are very welcome to share your Berl-Berl experience on social media with us! Instagram: @LightArtSpace @jakob_kudsk_steensen Hashtags: #LASBerlin #BerlBerl #JakobKudskSteensen On Facebook, please tag LAS Light Art Space, and on Twitter please mention #LASBerlin.

Is the exhibition suited for small children?

We welcome children of all ages to visit the exhibition. However, we recommend bringing noise-cancelling headphones for children with you as the sound aspect of the installation is quite loud.

Is it permitted to take dogs inside the exhibtition space?

No, dogs are not permitted inside the exhibition space.

What languages does the on-site staff speak?

Depending on the day, our LAS guides speak German, English, Turkish, French, Italian, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Finnish and Georgian.

Are there lockers on-site?

Yes, you can place valuables in the lockers on-site. Please refrain from bringing large baggage with you as lockers are made for smaller bags.

How to get there
How can I reach the exhibition space at Halle am Berghain?

Halle am Berghain can be reached via public transportation (S-Bahn Ostbahnhof or S+U Warschauer Straße). From Ostbahnhof or S+U Bahnhof Warschauer Straße it's a 10 min walk to Halle am Berghain.

Please note that Halle am Berghain is not accessible through the gate on Rüdersdorfer Straße. Check the map on your ticket for wayfinding.

Which COVID-19 protective measures are taken? What social distancing measures will be in place?

Please check the Berl-Berl visitor information page above to prepare yourself for your visit.

All visitors will have to register in advance, show a negative test result or vaccination certificate upon entering, wear FFP2 masks and follow the distancing rules of 1,5 m distance, 1 person per 10 sqm. Visitors can only stay for a max of 1 hour.

Are the exhibition spaces and restrooms accessible for visitors in a wheelchair?

The entrance to the Halle am Berghain is accessible for people with limited mobility, wheelchairs and prams. You can also reach the upper exhibition floor via a lift. Barrier-free toilets are located on the upper floor. Our visitor service team will be happy to assist you on-site.

Is there on-site assistance available for visitors with impaired mobility?

Yes, our visitor service team is happy to assist. Accompanying persons of people with severe disabilities receive free admission.

Is there a parking lot for people with disabilities?

Unfortunately, there are no parking spaces available on-site, because Halle am Berghain is only a temporary exhibition space. However, visitors with disabilities can park on Rüdersdorfer Straße and access the exhibition space via the entrance on the street. This entrance is not an official one but will be open from 11 am - 6 pm. If you want to use this option, please contact our visitor service team via email one day prior to your visit under [email protected] and call them on +49 162 9569289 when you are at the entrance.

Can I bring my guide dog into the exhibition space?

Yes, visitors who rely on the assistance of guide dogs are permitted to take them inside the exhibition. Other dogs are not allowed inside the exhibition space.