The Top10 editorial team presents ten places where you can experience culture in Berlin either for free or at a very reasonable price. The budget for a Berlin weekend is limited? Fortunately, Berlin is one of the few big cities in which you can live with less money. In this way, smart spenders can provide themselves with culture and fun even in times of crisis. And often for free!

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    The famous Berliner Philharmoniker give a free lunch concert for music lovers every Tuesday between September and June in the foyer of the Philharmonie.

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    If you love modern art but can't afford an original or love variety, you can simply borrow works of art from the Gallery n.b.k. Artothek in Berlin-Mitte.

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    The interactive permanent exhibition Europa Experience at the European House Berlin at the Brandenburg Gate takes visitors on a journey throughout the European Union.

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    Reading novels, poetry slams, poetry, blog authors, and Twitter lectures - the free reading stage in ORi is particularly varied.

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    German Radio plays are performed free of charge every second Sunday at the HörTheater at Heimathafen in Berlin-Neukölln.

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    A very special city tour is the Berlin Free Tour. Here every participant pays as much as he or she wants.

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    Every Friday the Alte Kantine (old canteen) in the Kulturbrauerei invites you to the party series "Kantine Deluxe". Every Monday at 10 pm the "Hungry Monday", a party with buffet, is celebrated for little money.

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    With a little luck customers of Hekticket at the zoo can see musicals, comedy, plays or even concerts at half price.

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    Admission to the Helmut Newton Foundation at the Museum of Photography is free for all visitors under 18 years of age!

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    The Zentral – and Landesbibliothek Belrin (Central and State Library Berlin) is the largest public library in Germany. More than 3.4 million electronic and printed media are available to readers at two locations.