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Exhibition Schwules Museum*

Berlin's Gay Museum (Schwules Museum) is one of the world's largest and most important institutions focusing on the broad range of human sexual identities and gender concepts. It houses many prominent exhibitions, archives and research contributions and has more than 35 mostly volunteer workers.
The museum is devoted to the great diversity of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans*-identifying community in history, culture and art. It also collects, preserves and showcases documents and testimonials from many decades of Queer life. A number of changing special exhibitions and events take place here as well.
The museum also has a reference library on homosexuality and related themes and an archive containing several collections and estates. Seven work stations and one media workspace offer visitors optimal conditions for reading and researching.

Opening hours,

  • Monday 14:00 - 18:00
  • Tuesday closed
  • Wednesday 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thursday 14:00 - 20:00
  • Friday 14:00 - 18:00
  • Saturday 14:00 - 19:00
  • Sunday 14:00 - 18:00

Reopening on May 27. We kindly ask you to purchase your tickets online in advance at Alternatively you can purchase your ticket directly at your visit - please consider that there might be some waiting time.

  • 1. January 14:00 - 18:00
  • 24. December closed
  • 25. December closed
  • 26. December 14:00 - 20:00
  • 31. December closed


Lützowstraße 73, 10785 Berlin


+49 (30) 69 59 90 50


+49 (30) 61 20 22 89



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Admission price 9,00 €

Reduced price 3,00 €


Matthias Hamann / SMU
Irène Mélix, Silberring, Rohdiamant (2018); Foto: Matthias Hamann; Modell: Sarah Douglas

Irène Mélix: lonely hearts


East Berlin's Coming Out

Fighting for queer spaces

©Victor Luque
Whole, 2018, ©Victor Luque


New Queer Art From Berlin And Beyond


Unrast Verlag
Buchcover "Solidarisch gegen Klassismus"

Gay Museum

Solidarisch gegen Klassismus


Digital Offer, Lecture, talk



Admission price

9,00 €

Reduced price

3,00 €

Group ticket

For groups of at least 10 persons the entrance fee is 6,00 € per person



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