10178 S3 S4 S6 S9 Hackescher Markt Mitte
Hours: Tu-Su: 10AM-6PM
General Admission: Varies depending on the exhibition.
The Altes Museum houses the royal art treasures for public viewing.
D – 10785 Berlin Charlottenburg
Hours: M – Sa, 10AM – 6PM; Sundays and public holidays: closed
General Admission: Free
While construction work is in progress, we welcome visitors at the temporary bauhaus-archiv at Knesebeckstraße 1-2. The bauhaus-shop has relocated there as well.
The Bauhaus movement was dedicated to bringing the creation of all things under architecture. The Bauhuas movement also coined the phrase ‘form follows function’. The Bauhaus Archiv-Museum is dedicated to archiving all things Bauhaus: including its contributions to art, design, and architecture. Its collection holds examples of furniture, photographs, paintings, graphic works, metal works, as well as work that led up to the creation of the Bauhaus and its children the Chicago’s New Bauhaus and the Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm.
Hours: W – M 11AM – 5PM
The Brüke Museum exhibits a collection of work created by den Brüke movement. Brüke means bridge in German and the Dresden painters in this group were some of the first German Expressionists, along with die Blaue Reiter artists who were mainly from Munich.
14059 Berlin Charlottenburg
U-Bahn: Richard-Wagner-Platz or Sophie-Charlotte-Platz
Bus: 109, 309, M45 Stop: Schloss Charlottenburg
Hours: T – Su 10AM- 6PM and on public holidays; closed December 24th and 31st
Admission: 8€ / reduced 5€
State Museum for art and design including Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Functionalism (1889-1939). Its primary focus and most notable collections are of art nouveau works called jugendstil.
Deutsches Historisches Museum
Unter den Linden 2
S-Bahn: Hackescher Markt und Friedrichstraße
U-Bahn: Französische Straße, Hausvogteiplatz und Friedrichstraße
Bus: 100, 157, 200 und 348
Haltestellen: Staatsoper oder Lustgarten
Hours: Daily 10AM – 6PM
General Admission: 8€
The German Historical Museum is known by the acronym DHM, and is devoted to German history. It describes itself as a place of “enlightenment and understanding of the shared history of Germans and Europeans”.
Gemäldegalerie – Picture Gallery
10785 Berlin Tiergarten
S-Bahn: Potsdamer Platz
U-Bahn: Potsdamer Platz
Bus: 129, 148, 200, 248, 341, 348
Hours: Tu – Su: 10AM – 6PM, Th: 10AM – 10PM
The Picture Gallery possesses one of the world’s finest collections of European art from the 13th to 18th century.
Niederkirchnerstraße 7/ Ecke Stresemannstr
110 10963 Berlin
S-Bahn: 1, 2, 25 Haltestellen: Potsdamer Platz oder Anhalter Bahnhof
U-Bahn: Line 2 Haltestelle: Potsdamer Platz
Bus: 129 Anhalter Bahnhof, 248, 341 Abgeordnetenhaus
Hours: Tu-F: 11am – 5pm, Sa: 10am – 5pm, Su: 11am – 5pm, First Wednesday of the month until 7pm
Originally a museum of applied arts and a listed historical monument since 1966, this building is a well-known Berlin exhibition hall.
Die Neue Nationalgalerie
Potsdamer Straße 50
10785 Berlin Tiergarten
Hours: Tu- F: 10AM – 6PM; Th – 10AM – 10PM; Sa – Su: 11AM – 6PM
Designed in the 60s by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, who intended to create a modern temple of art in steel and glass. The Museum exhibits 20th century German and International painting.
10557 Berlin Tiergarten
Hours: Tu – F: 10AM – 6PM; Th until 10PM, Sa – Su 11AM – 6PM
10719 Berlin Charlottenburg
Hours: W – M 11Am – 6PM
Museum dedicated to the artist. It owns one of the largest collections of works by the German artist Käthe Kollwitz, who lived and worked in Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg for over 50 years. The museum opened in 1986, and traces its origins to the art collector Hans Pels-Leusden.
Museum für Fotografie
U-Bahn: U1 (Kurfürstendamm); U2, U9 Stop: Zoologischer Garten
S-Bahn: S5, S7, S75 Stop: Zoologischer Garten
Bus: M19, M29 (Kurfürstendamm); M45, M46, M49, X9, X10, X34, 100, 109, 110, 200, 204, 245, 249 Stop: Zoologischer Garten
Hours: Tu – Su 11AM – 7PM
“The Museum für Fotografie (Museum of Photography) has been a magnet for photography enthusiasts from all over the world since its opening in 2004.”