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Bröhan Museum



The Bröhan Museum is an internationally renowned collector’s museum of fine arts. It shows shows the expanded collection of Karl H. Bröhan, including Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Functionalism and Berlin Secession.

The collection offers a unique insight into the development of art in Berlin from the end of the 19th century until the Second World War. Special emphasis is placed on Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Functionalism as well as the Berlin Secession. Meanwhile, the museum building is a work of art in and of itself: Its décor includes period lamps, porcelain, glass, silver and carpets complete with the furniture, wall paintings and drawings.

Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Berlin Secession: Art in Transition

Curved lines, inspiration from nature and new symmetries: Visitors to the Bröhan Museum can follow how Art Nouveau found its way into the various arts and crafts. Under the influence of modern, futuristic art, Art Deco developed, particularly in France. In the Bröhan Museum, numerous works by the likes of Jean Puiforcat, Jacques Émile Ruhlmann and Gerrit Rietveld bear witness to this development. Finally, a rich collection of paintings and graphics brings visitors closer to the Berlin Secession with its turn towards Expressionism.

Highlights at the Bröhan Museum

The furniture ensemble by Alfred Grenander (circa 1900), the porcelain figurines by Agathon Léonard (1899), and the painting "In the Romanesque Café" by Willy Jaecke (1912) are just a few highlights of the collection at the Bröhan Museum. The museum's Art Nouveau porcelain collection is also particularly extensive, representing the most important manufactories in Germany, France and Scandinavia.

Information, Address and Opening Hours

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Schloßstr. 1a
14059 Berlin
Opening Hours
Tuesday to Sunday and public holidays: 10 am to 6 pm, December 24 and 31 and Whit Monday: closed, January 01: 12 noon to 6 pm
+49 (0)30 326 906 00
The museum is barrier-free and has a wheelchair accessible elevator. Accessible restrooms available. Guide dogs and service dogs may be brought along. Guided tours for deaf visitors available upon request.
Admission Fee
€8, reduced fee €5. Free for visitors aged 0-18.

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Last edited: 9 August 2023