Käthe Kollwitz Museum Berlin Closed

Show location on map
Käthe-Kollwitz-Museum Berlin, Außenansicht © Käthe-Kollwitz-Museum Berlin, 2016 © Käthe-Kollwitz-Museum Berlin, 2016

Käthe Kollwitz (1867–1945) was a sculptor and graphic artist who originated from Königsberg and lived and worked in Berlin for more than 50 years. She took many motifs and much inspiration for her work from her immediate environment, a working-class district in Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg neighbourhood. The Käthe Kollwitz Museum Berlin is a private institution devoted to the artist and her work: it has been housed since 1986 in a late-Classicist city villa on Fasanenstraße in the district of Charlottenburg. The museum emerged out of the collection of gallery owner Hans Pels-Leusden.
The Käthe Kollwitz Museum currently has over 200 drawings and printed graphics as well as 15 original posters and an equal number of sculptures. At the heart of the collection are the self-portraits created between 1888/89 and 1938, the "War" woodcut cycle from 1922/23, her work on the theme of death and the memorial for Karl Liebknecht from 1919/20.
A permanent exhibition is dedicated to the life and work of Käthe Kollwitz. Special exhibitions also usually take place four times a year.

Käthe Kollwitz Museum Berlin
Fasanenstraße 24
10719 Berlin

+49 (30) 882 52 10
+49 (30) 881 19 01
[javascript protected email address]
Social Networks
Monday -Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Last entry

Reopening from April 17, 2021.

1. January
11:00 - 16:00
24. December
31. December
Admission price
7,00 €

Free admission for people under 18, students and apprentices

Reduced price
4,00 €

Erwerbslose, Schwerbehinderte und Gruppen ab 12 Personen

Group ticket

Groups from 12 persons on

Yearly ticket

Click here for information about Yearly ticket.

Museum Shop

  • limited suitability for visual impairments limited suitability for visual impairments
  • limited suitability for blind people limited suitability for blind people

Mehr Barrierefreiheit bei mobidat

In German, English


Back to top