|Location:||Subway Station Gesundbrunnen.|
MAR daily 10-16.
APR to OCT Mon-Fri 10-16, Sat, Sun, Fei 9-16.
NOV daily 10-16.
DEC to FEB Thu-Mon 10-16, Tue, Wed 10-14.
Closed 22-DEC to 26-DEC, 01-JAN.
Tour 1, 2, 3: Adults EUR 12, Reduced EUR 10.
Tour M: Adults EUR 15, Reduced EUR 12.
|Classification:||World War II Bunker Secret Bunker Underground Railway Cellar Tunnel Subterranea Museum|
|Address:||Berliner Unterwelten e.V., Brunnenstraße 105, 13355 Berlin, Tel: +49-30-49910517, Fax: +49-30-49910519.|
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|1997||Berliner Unterwelten e.V. founded.|
|MAR-1998||Bunker B rented from the BVG.|
|1999||Bunker B declared a National Monument (Denkmalschutz).|
|2005||Berliner Unterwelten-Museum opened.|
Berliner Unterwelten (Berlin Underworlds Association) is a non profit organization which offers various tours into the underground of Germany's capital Berlin. Once founded as a group of enthusiasts who tried to explore the underground remains of the German history, they now started to guide tourists and urban explorers into the underground. The tours range from very easy touristic tours to rather strenuous explorations which require some climbing skills. All tours start at the Unterwelten Museum, at the subway station Gesundbrunnen.
The tours show many different kinds of underground structures. It starts with Third Reich bunkers, World War II remains, torture cells of the SS, and hiding places of the anti-Nazi resistance. However, the most famous Führerbunker, the bunker where Adolf Hitler died, was destroyed completely by the Allied Forces after the war and there is only a sign to commemorate the history where it once was. There is a Cold War bunker with decontamination chambers and equipment to survive Armageddon. It was equipped for 3,600 civilians to survive one year. And there are tours to abandoned underground stations, flight tunnels by the East German opposition movements, brewery cellars, and more. Most subterranea we list on showcaves.com are of one kind, but beneath the city of Berlin all kinds of subterranea constructed during its history can be found.
The club also created an underground museum named Berliner Unterwelten-Museum which is located in Bunker B in the subway station Gesundbrunnen. The underground bunker is owned by the BVG, the public transport operator of Berlin. It was rented by the club, they were successful in protecting it by its official status as a National Monument. They renovated the bunker and used the space to create an underground museum. The museum was opened to the public in 2005 during a city wide Night of the Museums. It is dedicated to the air raids during World War II. But the museum has no open hours, it is visited as a part of the Tour 1.