The Marshall McLuhan Salon

The multimedia information centre of the Embassy of Canada in Berlin was named after the famous Canadian media philosopher Herbert Marshall McLuhan (1911 – 1980). It presents Canada using state-of-the-art technical equipment.

Embassy of Canada on Leipziger Platz

Canadian Embassy Building on Leipziger Platz

Visitors can interactively discover the rich and diverse culture of the country, its unique landscapes, its cutting-edge technologies and values. Different presentation units support the visitor’s research on Canada. They provide access to a unique data base containing hundreds of films, pictures and audio clips as well as over 1000 texts on Canadian topics, for visitors interested in Canada. The Marshall McLuhan Salon is open to the general public, participants in guided tours and guests of the Embassy.

Opening Hours

Fridays from 12pm to 5pm


The Embassy of Canada’s Education Program in the Marshall McLuhan Salon will suspend all tours as a precautionary measure in light of the Coronavirus situation until April 14, 2020.  All scheduled group visits during this time are unfortunately cancelled. The public opening hours in the Marshall McLuhan Salon are also cancelled and will resume on April 17, 2020. We hope to welcome you back to the Marshall McLuhan Salon once our program has resumed its regular working hours. We thank you for your understanding. 


Educational Tours

Mon - Thu mornings & afternoons

Appointments upon request


Leipziger Platz 17

10117 Berlin
Tel. 030-20312393