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Filmmuseum Potsdam

Breite Strasse 1A, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 331 271810
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Very interesting

A fascinating insight into the animators in film. Lots of exhibits showing how animation was done... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Flirting with the movie camera.

Movie making can be likened to flirting with one or more cameras aimed at you where you are trying... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vilnius, Lithuania
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  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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Breite Strasse 1A, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 331 271810
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A fascinating insight into the animators in film. Lots of exhibits showing how animation was done, from Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" to "Grand Budapest Hotel". A definite must to see

Thank 522depeche
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Movie making can be likened to flirting with one or more cameras aimed at you where you are trying to show off your best or worst sides or brightest or saddest moods in a make believe or realistic setting - dramatic, comedy, or something in...More

Thank gregoryjarosch50
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I am a Professor of Film History, and was disappointed by the lack of historical material on UFA and the Weimar. I enjoyed the exhibit on dance in film, but wanted a more academic experience all in all.

Thank DeeDBache
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is a must for fans of film from it's earliest days of the flickering black and white screen through the classics of the sixties including early German films and their influence on film making.

Thank baccy
Reviewed 4 June 2017

An great little museum in the heart of Potsdam, showing the city's history in the film museum, with items from films such a Inglourious Basterds, V for Vendetta, and many, many, other films. Worth a visit if you area in the area and you are...More

Thank MattSRob
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I was only made aware of this museum as I'd heard it was used by Quentin Tarantino while making his famous film Inglourious Basterds. It was a pleasant surprise in the end. Lots of interesting information to read, some good photos and costumes, and most...More

Thank jebskulker
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Really enjoyed this museum as we visited spontaneously and far bigger then anticipated and though not German really found it interesting as it linked with a book I am reading about Berlin

Thank CaroleP267
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This was my third visit to the Museum, the second since its revamp. This is an essential museum for anyone interested in German Cinema and especially UFA, DEFA and the films of the DDR and the Babelsberg Studios since unification. As a lifelong enthusiast for...More

4  Thank TomSleaford
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Before this visit I wasn't aware of Babelsberg Film Studios but following this museum I was far more aware of it and it's output. Great museum, very clear, clean and takes you through all sorts of the background to movies. There's also a small reproduction...More

3  Thank Peter E
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Visited Potsdam on Feb 2016, mainly to see Sans Souci Park and Palaces. On my return to the airport I stumbled across this beautiful building which turned out to be the Film Museum. I was guided around by a charming and knowledgeable young guide, in...More

2  Thank 2010Lesley
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