Schwules Museum

Schwules Museum

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

Schwules Museum

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Since 1985, the Schwules Museum has endeavored to research and present gay life. This work has resulted in a unique collection on gay social history and the development of gay emancipation, but also in a documentation of the suppression of gay self-expression.

Changing Exhibitions and Events Present Queer Life

Over time, the focus of the museum expanded, and today it also informs visitors about the great diversity of sexual identities and gender concepts. Changing exhibitions present interesting individual aspects and realities of life of queer people in Berlin and the world. Various events, including discussions, guided tours, film screenings, lectures and more, round off the program of the Schwules Museum.

Address, Opening Hours and Contact Information


Lu?tzowstraße 73
10785 Berlin
+40 (0)30 695 990 50
Opening Hours
Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12 noon till 6 PM
Thursday from 12 noon till 8 PM
Saturday from 2 PM till 7 PM
Sunday from 2 PM till 6 PM
The entire museum is wheelchair accessible.
Admission Fee
€9, reduced €3

Public transportation


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| Last edited: 19 January 2023