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Steam-powered pumping station
Zeppelinstraße 176, 14467 Potsdam Driving directions
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access during temporary exhibitions - May-Oct: weekends and Bank Hols 10am-6pm

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To make the fountains of Potsdam work, Friedrich Wilhelm IV designed a Moorish-inspired pavilion to house the steam pumps that would power them. The "mosque" (1841-43) is a highly effective marriage of art and industry. You also get to see the machinery during your visit.

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