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Museum Sunday: Free Admission to Berlin Museums

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Dates: Museum Sundays in 2024

Top Participating Museums

Akademie der Künste Pariser Platz

Akademie der Künste Pariser Platz

Berlin’s Academy of Arts, founded in 1696 is its oldest and most prestigious cultural institution. With the best views of the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag, it is a popular centre hosting readings, discussions and cultural events.  more


Allied Museum

Located in the heart of the former US-sector in Berlin-Zehlendorf, the Allied Museum documents the history of the Western occupying powers during the Cold War era in Berlin from 1945 up to 1989.  more

Zukunft der Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz

Alte Nationalgalerie

Located in the heart of Museum Island, the Alte Nationalgalerie displays one of the most important collections of 19th century art in Germany.  more

Altes Museum

Altes Museum

The Altes Museum (Old Museum) is Berlin's oldest museum. It is part of the UNESCO-listed heritage site known as Museum Island opposite the Lustgarten in Berlin's eastern city centre.  more

Die Ausstellungshallen der Berlinischen Galerie

Berlinische Galerie

The Berlinische Galerie found is a unique, Berlin-focussed, multi-disciplinary collection bringing together Fine Art, Photography and Architecture.  more


Bode Museum

The baroque Bode-Museum is home to the Sculpture Collection and Museum of Byzantine Art.  more


Bröhan Museum

The Bröhan Museum is an internationally renowned collector’s museum of fine arts. The museum’s exhibits are presented as furnished room ensembles.  more


Brücke Museum

The Brücke Museum is dedicated to the work of the artist group known as ‘Die Brücke’ (The Bridge 1905-1913).  more

Friedrichswerdersche Kirche in Berlin-Mitte

Friedrichswerder Church

The Friedrichswerder Church is a masterpiece of neo-Gothic architecture and houses a collection of 19th century sculptures in the nave.  more

Gemäldegalerie (2)


Berlin's Gemäldegalerie ("Painting Gallery"), also known as the Old Masters Museums, shows one of the world's most impressive collections of European paintings.  more

German Historical Museum

German Historical Museum

More than 7,000 exclusive exhibits from the German Historical Museum's collections, whose historical testimonial value is utterly unique, are displayed over 8,000 square metres, presenting a lively, vivid tableau of German history.  more

Haus am Waldsee (2)

Haus am Waldsee

The Haus am Waldsee in Berlin-Zehlendorf is a museum dedicated to the international art scene in Berlin, showing changing exhibitions since 1946.  more

Haus der Kulturen der Welt

House of the Cultures of the World

The House of the Cultures of the World is an arts venue, exhibition and cultural centre in the Tiergarten area and one of Berlin's major landmarks.  more

Berlin - Humboldt Forum

Humboldt Forum

Located in the Berlin Palace, the Humboldt Forum is a modern museum inviting visitors to engage in a dialogue between art and science.  more

Eröffnung der James-Simon-Galerie

James Simon Gallery

The James Simon Gallery on Museum Island is the hub of the World Heritage-listed Pergamon Museum, Old National Gallery, Bode Museum, Old Museum and New Museum ensembles.  more

Jewish Museum Berlin

Jewish Museum Berlin

An architectural masterpiece, Daniel Libeskind's spectacular structure has firmly established itself as one of Berlin's most recognizable landmarks.  more

Kulturforum Potsdamer Platz

Kulturforum Potsdamer Platz

The Kulturforum at Potsdamer Platz consists of numerous museums. Together they establish the European Art Collection.  more


Kunstgewerbemuseum - Museum of Decorative Arts

Berlin's Kunstgewerbesmuseum features a splendid collection of decorative arts and home furnishing exhibits ranging from the Middle Ages to the modern day.  more

KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin Straßenansicht

KW Institute for Contemporary Art

The KW Institute for Contemporary Art is a Berlin institution - not only for the trend-conscious art scene but also for the many tourists who flock to the Mitte district.  more

Museum Berlin Karlshorst (1)

Museum Berlin-Karlshorst

On May 8, 1945 the end of World War II in Europe was decided in the building of the Museum Karlshorst with the surrender of the German Wehrmacht. This historic event is commemorated at the museum.  more


Museum Ephraim-Palais

The museum in the Ephraim-Palais offers changing special exhibitions on Berlin art and cultural history and the graphic collection of the city museum from the late 17th century to the present day.  more

Museum Europäischer Kulturen

Museum of European Cultures

The Museum of European Cultures in Berlin-Dahlem is devoted to the lifeworlds in Europe and European cultural contacts from the 18th century until today.  more

Musikinstrumtenden-Museum Berlin

Museum of Musical Instruments

The Museum of Musical Instruments collects and displays musical instruments of European art music from the 16th to the 21st century.  more

Museum für Naturkunde (2)

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum is one of the oldest museums in Berlin and features scientific collections on systematic zoology, palaeontology and mineralogy.  more

Neue Nationalgalerie

Neue Nationalgalerie

The Neue Nationalgalerie’s imposing steel and glass box near Potsdamer Platz is a mecca for lovers of contemporary art and architecture.  more

Das Neue Museum Berlin

Neues Museum

The Neues Museum houses the archaeological collections of the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection, the Museum of Pre- and Early History, as well as works from the Collection of Classical Antiquities.  more

Palais Populaire

Palais Populaire

The Palais Populaire is a Deutsche Bank project that aims to bring art and culture together.  more

Besuchstag im Pergamonmuseum

Pergamon Museum

One of the most popular attractions in Berlin, the Pergamon Museum is world famous for its archaeological holdings.  more


Pergamon Panorama

Permanent exhibition

In Yadegar Asisis' new Pergamon panorama, original parts of the Pergamon altar and a video installation can be seen.  more

Schwules Museum

Schwules Museum

The Schwules Museum ( "Gay Museum") explores and presents lesbian, gay, trans*, bisexual and queer life stories, themes and concepts in history, art and culture.  more

Zitadelle Spandau

Spandau Citadel

The Spandau Citadel is not only one of the best-preserved fortresses of the Renaissance period in Europe, but also an impressive event location for concerts and Renaissance fairs.  more

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