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Berlin’s Kunstgewerbe Museum is a splendid collection of decorative arts and home furnishing exhibits ranging from the Middle Ages to the modern day.
Kunstgewerbemuseum
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Berlin’s Kunstgewerbe Museum (Museum of Applied Arts) with its second site opened in May 2004 - in Schloss Köpenick (Köpenick Castle) is a splendid collection of decorative arts and home furnishing exhibits ranging from the Middle Ages to the modern day. The range of craftsmanship displayed in the museum includes some great treasures such as the medieval Welpenschatz or Guelph Treasure and Emperor Barbarossa’s Baptismal Font as examples of the intricate masterpieces of goldsmiths’ skills as well as silverware of great beauty such as the Lüneberg Council silverware.

The objects which range from ceramics to furniture, jewellery, glass, silverware; Renaissance Majolica and a smattering of utilitarian, everyday household products are displayed, shedding light on the long historical development of the applied arts from the Middle Ages to Art Nouveau. The present day is represented by the recently acquired fashion collection Kamer-Ruf.

Address: Kunstgewerbemuseum
Tiergartenstraße 6
10785 Berlin
Phone: 030 266 29 51
Internet: www.smb.museum/kgm
Opening Hours: Tue + Wed + Fri 10 - 18 o'clock, Thu 10 - 18 o'clock,
Sat + Sun 11 - 18 o'clock

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