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Museum für Architekturzeichnung, Fassade zur Christinenstraße
© Roland Halbe
Museum für Architekturzeichnung, Fassade zur Christinenstraße

Summer in the City

Special places, small highlights, new additions to Berlin's museum landscape - here you will find our recommendations off the beaten track. Perfect for those spending the summer in Berlin.

Pablo Castagnola

Berlin Museum Gardens

Tips for the most beautiful green spots

Combining beauty with beauty - that's what a visit to Berlin's museum gardens is all about. We introduce you to special places right in nature, where you will also find a museum or two.

Berlin Art Week 2023, Neue Nationalgalerie
© Angelo Dal Bó for Berlin Art Week

Festivals and Events 2024

From the transmediale to the Gallery Weekend and the Long Night of Museums to Berlin Art Week - many Berlin events attract countless guests year after year. These events will continue to provide unforgettable experiences in 2024.

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Portrait of Hanna Bekker vom Rath, 1952, oil on canvas, Museum Wiesbaden, gifted by Maximiliane Kraft 2013,Foto: Museum Wiesbaden / Bernd Fickert © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2024
Foto: Museum Wiesbaden / Bernd Fickert © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2024
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Portrait of Hanna Bekker vom Rath, 1952, oil on canvas, Museum Wiesbaden, gifted by Maximiliane Kraft 2013

Preview 2024

This year you can once again look forward to many outstanding exhibitions in Berlin's museums. In this overview you can read which highlights await you.

Bode-Museum Am Kupfergraben, Museumsinsel Berlin, Berlin-Mitte
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker
Blick auf das Bode-Museum am Kupfergraben bei Nacht, im Hintergrund links ist der Fernsehturm zu sehen. Bodemuseum und Straßen sind hell erleuchtet, Museumsinsel Berlin, Berlin-Mitte © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

Museum Quarters

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

Café Restaurant Beba. Gropius Bau
© Foto: Cee Cee Berlin
Café Restaurant Beba. Gropius Bau. © Foto: Cee Cee Berlin

Berlin museum cafés

What would a museum visit be without a little break? We introduce you to some lovely Berlin museum cafés. A visit to the exhibitions in the museums is not a must everywhere.

Die Alte Nationalgalerie am 5.3.2022 mit Reiterstandbild und ukrainischer Flagge
© Museumsportal Berlin
Die Alte Nationalgalerie am 5.3.2022 mit Reiterstandbild und ukrainischer Flagge © Museumsportal Berlin

Offers of museums for refugees

In which Berlin museums do refugees receive free admission, where are there special guided tours and workshops? Our overview is constantly being expanded.

Deutsches Historisches Museum, Zeughaus, Foyer
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.

Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci
© SPSG. Foto: Leo Seidel
Die Treppen hoch zu Schloss Sanssouci, darauf zahlreiche Tourist*innen.

Special Offers for Tourists

You are in Berlin for a visit and want to discover most of the famous museums? Then try out the Museum Pass or the Berlin WelcomeCard.

© Museum für Naturkunde Berlin. Foto: Thomas Rosenthal

Families Welcome

Going to the museum with the whole family? Almost all museums of interest to adults and children alike offer family tickets, and some also offer a "small family ticket" for single parents or mothers and fathers travelling alone with their children.

ANOHA – Die Kinderwelt des Jüdischen Museums Berlin
Foto: Yves Sucksdorff
Elf Kinder rutschen auf der Holzarchitektur im ANOHA.

Children's museums

There is something for every child in Berlin's museum landscape! Whether space travel, time travel, farm animals or computer games, find recommendations for every interest and age.

Büro BumBum
Museumssonntag /Museum Sunday Visual. A woman with a smarthone (drawing) and a headline saying "Free entry"

Museum Sunday

On each first sunday of the month, admission to more than 70 Berlin museums is free. Find all dates and important information here.

Karte mit den Standorten der Berliner Museen
© Kulturprojekte Berlin
Karte mit den Standorten der Berliner Museen

Berlin's Museums

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

Berlinische Galerie, Treppenhalle
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Berlinische Galerie, Treppenhalle mit Besucher*innen.

Free Entry!

Most memorials and regional museums as well as some historical museums and collections are free to visit. Some museums offer free admission on special days or on certain occasions.

Der museumstip.
© KPB / Museumsdienst Berlin
Verschiedene Ausgaben des Museumstips liegen verstreut auf einem Tisch.

museumstip

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

Ein Portal aus dem 17. Jahrhundert am Museum als 3D-Modell in der App
Foto: jangled nerves GmbH

museum4punkt0

Symposium

What does the digital museum look like? A specialist conference at the Kulturforum, which marked the conclusion of the largest museum digitisation project in Germany to date, "museum4punkt0", showed that it is diverse and full of opportunities. Over the past six years, 27 museums have joined forces to form this development and learning network.

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