Art of Islamic Cultures

Pergamon Museum

Show location on map
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Kramer

The Museum of Islamic Art is situated in the south wing of the Pergamonmuseum. Its permanent exhibition is dedicated to the art of Islamic peoples from the eighth to the nineteenth century. The works of art originate from the vast area stretching from Spain to India. The collection's main focus is on the Middle East including Egypt and Iran.

The broad spectrum of the collection includes architectural decorations, applied arts and crafts, jewelry, and rare illuminated and calligraphed manuscripts. The architectural decorations represent one of the major attractions, conveying also typical concepts of space and environments in various media: stone (the façade from Mshatta), stuccoes (archaeological finds from Samarra), painted wooden panelling (Aleppo Room) and wall ceramics in various techniques (prayer niches from Kashan and Konya).

The applied arts include works in all possible materials: ceramic vessels, metalwork, carvings in wood and bone, glasses, textiles, carpets. Within the area of books and ancient writings, the calligraphic works and miniatures from albums of Mogul times are of particular significance.

Pergamon Museum
Am Kupfergraben 5
Besuchereingang momentan über Bodestraße 1-3 neben dem Neuen Museum
10117 Berlin

Organizer

Museum of Islamic Art

Service Telephone
+49 (30) 266 42 42 42
Booking Telephone
+49 (30) 266 42 42 42
Website
www.smb.museum/muse…
Email
[javascript protected email address]
Website
www.smb.museum/en/e…
Monday - Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday - Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
1. January
12:00 - 18:00
8. March
10:00 - 18:00
1. May
10:00 - 18:00
3. October
10:00 - 18:00
24. December
Closed
25. December
10:00 - 18:00
26. December
10:00 - 18:00
31. December
10:00 - 14:00
Admission price
19,00 €

Pergamonmuseum + Das Panorama
Area Ticket Museum Island: 18,00 €
Online-Tickets: https://shop.smb.museum/#/museum/14

Reduced price
9,50 €

Pergamonmuseum + Das Panorama
Area Ticket Museum Island: 9,00 €

Yearly ticket

Click here for information about Yearly ticket.

Member of Museumspass Berlin

Buy ticket

Booking Telephone
+49 (30) 266 42 42 42
Back to top