Direkt zum Inhalt der Seite springen
DeutschFrançaisItaliano
English » Museums

Museum für Film und Fernsehen

The Filmhaus in the Sony Centre at Potsdamer Platz houses Berlin’s Film and Television Museum and the Deutsche Kinematek (German Film Archive).
Museum für Film und Fernsehen
© Deutsche Kinemathek / Marian Stefanowski, 2009

Ideally located a few minutes walk from Marlene Dietrich Platz where Berlin’s International Film Festival "Berlinale" takes place every year in February, the Filmmuseum is a full immersion, multimedia experience into German film history.

The permanent exhibition “Film” provides a step by-step guide across the milestones of the cinematic era and the interaction between the moving image and society. 13 halls packed with over 1,000 exhibits ranging from film scripts to costumes and props; depict the historical and technological development of film-making from the silent-era to the special effects of the digital age as well as the careers of film directors who made history with their films. Highlights are the classic German expressionist masterpieces such as ‘The Cabinet of Dr Caligari’ and Fritz Lang’s ‘Metropolis’.

Other milestones covered are the culture boom of the Weimar Republic days from 1918-1933, the transformation of culture into ideological propaganda during the Nazi period with masterpieces such as Leni Riefenstahl’s ‘Olympia’ and the exodus of German film talent to Hollywood after 1933. A special section is devoted to the greatest German diva - Marlene Dietrich - with a number of her personal objects and memorabilia on show. A section is also dedicated to Science fiction as a genre and film animation.

Unique in Europe, the whole complex known as Filmhaus also houses a museum shop on the ground floor next to the ticket office, Berlin’s Film School the Deutsche Film und Fernsehakademie Berlin, the International Forum programme section of the Berlinale and the two Arsenal repertory cinemas with a bistro. Since 1962 the Stiftung Deutsche Kinematek (German Film Archive) has collected the legacy of German film production such as film copies, cinema, documents, photographic material and memorabilia. The Fernsehmuseum (TV Museum) which opened in May 31 2006, offers a journey across seven decades of German TV and its social cultural legacy from the 1920’s experiments to the popular mainstream audience formats of today.

Address: Museum für Film und Fernsehen
Potsdamer Straße 2
10785 Berlin
Phone: 030 300 903 0
Internet: www.deutsche-kinemathek.de 
Opening Hours: Tue - Sun 10-18, Thu 10-20
Admission Fee: 6 Euro, red. 4,50 Euro
Guided Tours: by appointment

Public transportation

Train (S-Bahn)
Underground
Bus
Train
Museumisland in Berlin

Museums in Berlin

Berlin's top museums with adresses, informations, opening hours and public transport. more »
Source: Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum für Film und Fernsehen, Bearbeitung: berlin.de
(Bilder: dpa; Accor Hotels; DDR Museum, Berlin 2013; BerlinOnline/argus/flashpics/fotolia.com; Antje Kraschinski)

Das Wetter

Wetterlage wolkig
10°C / 12°C
Weitere Aussichten…

Over 25 Accor hotels in Berlin

Accor
Accor welcomes you to over 25 modern and unique hotels in Berlin. Enjoy the special ambience and hospitality for a small price e.g. at Mercure, Novotel, ibis... more »

Find Hotels in Berlin

Hotel in Berlin
Find and book your ideal hotel in Berlin more »

New Year's Eve

Party in berlin
Party on! Get tickets for the most spectacular New Year's Eve celebrations in Berlin. more »

Bed & Breakfast in Berlin

Symbolbild Pensionen
Search and book affordable and centrally located pensions in Berlin more »

DDR Museum - Berlin's interactive museum 

DDR Museum
A hands-on experience of history: What was life like under socialism, between the Wall and State Security, nudism and Spreewald gherkins? more » 

Events & Festivals in Berlin

concert in berlin
Events and festivals in Berlin: Highlights of the Berlin culture programme, tips for theater, opera, concerts, movies, trade fairs and more »

Ticket Search in English

Tickets
Find & buy tickets online for concerts, events and more »

Photo Galleries in German

Berlin
Pictures of sights, monuments, places of interest and more »