Did you know that film classics like "Das Boot" or "Die unendliche Geschichte" were shot in Munich? With huge studios, set roads and production offices, Bavaria Filmstadt is its own little world with a long tradition.
Entertainment has been made in the south of Munich for over 100 years. But it's not just the big screen that is at home here, but also successful TV shows like "1,2 oder 3" and series like "Die Rosenheim-Cops" or "Sturm der Liebe". Likewise, much of what you know from streaming portals is created here.
For those who want to take a look behind the scenes, Bavaria Filmstadt offers a guided tour and a 4D cinema experience. On the approximately 90-minute Filmstadt tour, guides present the bustling atmosphere of a production site with twelve studios, workshops, post-production studios as well as costume and furniture stores. In addition to the well-known sets and decorations from major film classics and blockbusters, Bavaria Filmstadt also presents novelties such as the fairytale palace set from the fantasy cinema film "The Magic Flute" during the railing tour.
They also have interesting stories in store about the filming of cinema classics and TV highlights. Guests will experience a colourful programme of hands-on stations and impressive decorations, including a set from the film adaptation of the children's book "Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer" by Michael Ende.
Another new feature of the Filmstadt tour is a cinematic journey through the more than 100-year history of the company and the productions made in Geiselgasteig - from the first silent films to iconic crime series and the science fiction genre. In addition to photos, texts and cinematic impressions of films shot in Geiselgasteig, original props, decorations and costumes are presented. Interactive offers and augmented reality also provide the opportunity to become active yourself and immerse yourself in the world of film professionals.
In the 4-D cinema, Bavaria Filmstadt will be showing an exciting new animated adventure: "Mogli's Jungle Adventure" is a fast-paced race between the popular Mogli and the time-honoured Baghira. For the Filmstadt Komplett programme with 4-D experience cinema and guided tour, you should allow around four hours.
Dogs and their owners are in good hands on an excursion to the Bavaria Filmstadt. Dogs are always welcome on a leash during the tour of the 300,000 sqm media location.
Good to know: Admission here is reduced with the München Card, and free with the City Pass. No matter which card you choose, public transport is free in any case.