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Little BIG City, Berlin

Little BIG City, Berlin

Little BIG City starts with a waiting room and a big countdown. A projection of a person welcomes you in English and German. Eventually, the doors open and you enter the attraction itself. There, beautifully detailed models showcase scenes and moments from Berlin history, from the Middle Ages to the fall of the city's great dividing wall.

It's not a model of the entire city (as some people think because of its name), but a tour through the history of Berlin told with models. There are animatronic bits, projections, moving vehicles, buttons and levers and wheels that kids can use to make something happen. And all around the attraction are storytelling boxes where visitors can activate the projection of a Little BIG Citizen to tell a story in German or English.

With the models themselves being so filled with detail, it's a bit of a game of "spot the reference"; like a Pixar movie has in-jokes for movie buffs, so Little BIG City is full of little plateaus that Berlin buffs will get more out of than other visitors. In any case, it's a model city that entertains, bringing out the inner kid in 'big' visitors, too.

Tip:
Free access with the Berlin Pass or when buying a combo ticket for Madame Tussauds, the AquaDom, and other attractions.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 10am–7pm (last entry: 6pm), except Nov 4–17: Mon-Fri: 10am–5pm (last entry: 4pm); Sat-Sun: 10am–7pm (last entry: 6pm)

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Sight Name: Little BIG City
Sight Location: Berlin, Germany
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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