Zitadelle Spandau, Alte Kaserne © typospace 2017

The Citadel (Zitadelle) was built in the 16th century and is today one of Europe’s best preserved renaissance-fortresses. With a tour through the exhibition “Castle and Citadel” you will learn everything about the history of the Citadel as well as about the architecture of the building and its architects. A visit of the exhibition “Unveiled. Berlin and its Monuments” with the statues of the Siegesallee and the head of the former Lenin monument is also part of the tour. Afterwards you can enjoy a wonderful view from the top of Berlins oldest building, the Julius Tower.


Am Juliusturm 64
13599 Berlin

Tel: +49 80) 30 354 944 0

Opening hours

Friday–Wednesday 10am–5pm
Thursday 1pm–8pm


Regular ticket 4,50 Euro
Reduced ticket 2,50 Euro


The following exhibition spaces are accessible for people with mobility impairments: “Unveiled. Berlin and its Monuments”, Arsenal, Old Barracks, Gallery Crown Prince (Kronprinz), Parade Hall, Jewish gravestones in the Archaeological Window. There are accessible toilets.