German Historical Museum

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In Berlin's historical centre, the German Historical Museum (Deutsches Historisches Museum) is housed in two architecturally stunning buildings: the Zeughaus (Armoury) is the most important preserved Baroque building in Berlin, and I.M. Pei designed a highly modern building immediately behind it. The Chinese-American architect also designed the glass roof that protects the interior courtyard of the Zeughaus with its famous giant masks created by Andreas Schlüter.
The Zeughaus has been home to the permanent exhibition "Deutsche Geschichte in Bildern und Zeugnissen" ("German History in Images and Testimonials") since 2006. In a chronologically organised circuit, the museum conveys 2,000 years of German history in a European context. Links between political developments in individual European states are depicted alongside their cultural-historical relationships. Over 7,000 unique pieces from the collection of the German Historical Museum bring the past to life and illustrate events using multimedia stations and educational offerings.
The exhibition hall designed by I. M. Pei has four floors that act as a backdrop to changing exhibitions in which key events, developments and aspects of German history are examined in-depth. 

German Historical Museum
Unter den Linden 2
10117 Berlin

Telephone
+49 (30) 203 04-0
Booking Telephone
+49 (30) 203 04-751
Fax
+49 (30) 203 04-543
Website
www.dhm.de
Social Networks
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Monday -Sunday
10:00 - 20:00

The Museum has decided to open the temporary exhibition "Hannah Arendt and the Twentieth Century" to visitors in the Pei building from 11 May 2020 as a first step. The permanent exhibition in the Zeughaus will remain closed until further notice.

24. December
Closed
Admission price
8,00 €

Day ticket for all exhibitions

Reduced price
4,00 €

Free up to 18 years

Family ticket

Click here for information about Family ticket.

Member of Museumspass Berlin
Booking Telephone
+49 (30) 203 04-751

Museum Shop, Cafe, Library, Diaper changing table

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  • well-equipped for people with learning difficulties well-equipped for people with learning difficulties
  • good wheelchair accessibility good wheelchair accessibility
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  • limited wheelchair-friendly WC facilities limited wheelchair-friendly WC facilities
  • wheelchair-friendly lift wheelchair-friendly lift
  • Parking for disabled persons Parking for disabled persons
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