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© Ute Zscharnt für David Chipperfield Architects
James-Simon-Galerie, Ansicht des Haupteingangs © Ute Zscharnt für David Chipperfield Architects

Museums and Covid-19

Almost all Berlin museums are currently open in compliance with hygiene regulations. There is no obligation to prove a negative test result, complete vaccination or recovery for visiting the exhibition. Since 23 August, however, there is the rule "vaccinated, recovered or tested" for events.

Berlin's Museums

Here you can find a short introduction to Berlin's 200 museums, palaces, collections and memorials and their permanent exhibitions.

Museum Quarters

The Museum Island +++ Cultural Forum and Potsdamer Platz +++ Around Charlottenburg Palace

Museum Sunday

On each first sunday of the month, admission to more than 60 Berlin museums is free. Find all dates and important information here.

Thomas Bruns
Deutsches Historisches Museum, Zeughaus, Foyer, Fotograf: Thomas Bruns

Open on Mondays!

Unlike in other German cities, you can visit more than 60 museums in Berlin on Mondays. Click here for an overview.

Berliner Museumspass

All about Admission Fees

Free Entry +++ Admission Free on Special Days +++ Free Entry for Children and Young People

© Labyrinth Kindermuseum Berlin, Foto: Ulrich Sülflow
„Ganz weit weg – und doch so nah": Maafoh (6) und Victoria (4) haben viel Spaß in der Küche der Welt.

Children's Museums

There are some museums especially for children in Berlin. Find out more about them.

Cover des MuseumsJournal 3/2021 Juli - August - September © Kulturprojekte Berlin


In the quarterly museum journal you will find out everything you need to know about Berlin's museums and their upcoming exhibitions at first hand. You can expect reports on openings and special exhibitions, new acquisitions and museum politics.

© KPB / Museumsdienst Berlin
museumstip © Kulturprojekte Berlin


The museumstip provides quarterly information on guided tours, events and workshops by the Museum Service of Berlin's museums and memorials.

Information by Phone

You have urgent questions? Here you can find some central telephone numbers.