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  • Extavium -scientific interactive museum

    Marlene-Dietrich-Allee 9 14482 Potsdam

    How to Get There?


      The EXTAVIUM is accessible from across the country with Deutsche Bahn trains. The stop which will lead to the museum is Potsdam Medienstadt Babelsberg and from take a pleasant 15 minute stroll directly to the museum.

      DB BAHN

      The highway A115 with the exit to Filmpark/Potsdam Babelsberg leads to the EXTAVIUM. The entry is on the back site of the Filmpark Babelsberg.

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 52.387905
      LONGTITUDE: 13.116767



      The bus 601 and 690 go to Filmpark Babelsberg. The busses are running clockwise around the Filmpark via Henry George Street and Emil-Jannings-Straße. From the stop it´s only a 12 minute walk.

      Nearest station

      Filmpark Babelsberg

      Both international airport in Berlin, Schönefeld and Tegel are very close to the museum. There are a 30 minutes ride by car away. It is also possible to reach is with public transportation in 1 hour.

      Nearest airport

      Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld (SXF)

    Why Go There?

    Tue-Thu: 9am-2pm; Sa-Su: 11am-5pm. Holidays different times

    A museum, where children can learn something about science while exploring by themselves a lot of interesting things. The EXTAVIUM is the right place for everyone who's inquisitive.

    The EXTAVIUM is a scientific hands-on children's museum in Potsdam. Science is taught here in a very fun way. In experiment courses that are offered in addition to the exhibition. Young researchers can experiment different things under the guidance of a tutor. Children have the opportunity in the light laboratory to deal with the topics light and color or explore the forces of the nature in the course "water and air". Depending on the season, the EXTAVIUM offers different experimental classes.

    Condensed there are 130 exhibits, which can be touched, explored, tested, researched and many experiment courses with fun and educational elements, which can be joined. Visitors are active participants in this spectacle. This interactive world is a true adventure land, where experiment full of impact are awaiting curious explorers. The EXTAVIUM also offers special packages for children's birthdays.

    It is located in the city Potsdam, which has a lot of activities to do close by the EXTAVIUM. Tip: Take 3-4 days to explore the surrounded area with a day trip to Berlin.

    Take care, the direct access to EXTAVIUM is not via the main entrance to the film park Babelsberg, but located on its back. If you want to visit the Babelsberg Film Park and the EXTAVIUM in one day, you go easily through both entries and purchase a combined ticket.



    Location Details

    Escape Address: Marlene-Dietrich-Allee 9 14482 Potsdam, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany

    Things to do close by!

    Amusement park

    The Filmpark Babelsberg is 5 minutes away from Extavium. It is a Movie-Themed amusement park with live shows, a 4-D cinema and a lot of attractions for children and adults. There is a guided tram ride, which will explain the history of this special place.


    Ship tour in Potsdam departs from Lange Brücke approximately 10 min away from Extavium. There are different options, such as the 90-minutes palace cruise, the two-hour 'seven lake cruise' to Wannsee or the three-hour trip around several Havel lakes. Find more information:


    Bornstedt Crown Estate (Krongut Bornstedt): 15-20 minutes away from Extavium is a unique ensemble of Prussian history. Its history goes back to 1350 and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A lot of events take place at this estate, such as traditional festivals, and markets. The Sanssouci Palace is also only 400 meters away.

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