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Each event in our new series entitled ‘One Object – Many Questions’ will focus on a particular exhibit, exploring its history and stories in conversation with an expert.

The censored children’s Bible from Colonia Dignidad, which can be seen in the inaugural exhibition of the Humboldt Lab, is a moving document to look at. The cult, led by German Paul Schäfer, obscured numerous passages – particularly those concerning love, marriage, sexuality and family – from children growing up in Colonia.

Birgit Rasch, Creative Producer of the recently aired, highly acclaimed documentary series Colonia Dignidad – A German Cult in Chile, will explain how the censored children’s Bible found its way into the exhibition, and talk about the intense research and work that was carried out over several years to produce the documentary.

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Practical info

  • “2G” regulation (valid from 15 November 2021)

    In accordance with the Federal State of Berlin’s updated measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, please be informed that since Monday, 15 November 2021, the “2G“ rule applies to all visits to the Humboldt Forum. This rule generally applies to entering the building, as well as to visitors of exhibitions and participants of events, educational programmes, and guided tours.

    A digitally legible vaccination certificate or a digital recovery certificate must be presented as proof. A physical vaccination certificate without a legible QR code or a valid test certificate is no longer sufficient.

    Exceptions include children aged five and below, as well as children and adolescents aged 17 or below upon presentation of a student ID Unvaccinated visitors with a medical certificate are also exempt. These visitors must present a valid, negative PCR test result that is no older than 24 hours.

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    Visitors aged 6 and above, as well as all staff members, are required to wear a medical or FFP2 face mask indoors.

    The Berlin administration’s centralised COVID-19 information can be found here.

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