Tickets for the Berlin State Museums and Galleries

Altes Museum Berlin

Tickets for the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin are reasonably cheap with good combination deals — buy museum tickets and reserve free time-slot admission online for skip-the-line priority admissions. Tickets for the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (State Museums) are very reasonably priced for the quality and quantity of artworks and cultural objects on display. The most … Read more

Berlin State Museums – What Is Seen Where?

Museumsinsel Museums in Berlin seen from the Humboldt Forum

The names of the vast State Museums in Berlin hardly hint at what may be seen in the different buildings on Museumsinsel, Kulturforum, and beyond. The collections are better named but often spread through different museum buildings and exhibitions. The Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (state or national museums) in Berlin have some of the world’s … Read more

Visit the Alte Nationalgalerie in Berlin to See 19th Century Art

Caspar David Friedrich Alte Nationalgalerie Berlin

The Alte Nationalgalerie on Berlin’s Museum Island is filled with art from neoclassical and the romantics to the impressionists — the full spectrum of 19th-century paintings and sculptures. The Alte Nationalgalerie (Old National Gallery) in the shape of an antique Greek temple is one of the smaller museums on Berlin’s Museum Island. It is home … Read more

Opening Hours of the Berlin State Museums

Berlin Cultural Forum at Night

R301 The Staatliche Museen zu Berlin are mostly open Tuesday to Sunday, a few open on Monday, many have longer opening hours on Thursday evenings, and most museums open on public holidays. See Update for Opening Hours of the Berlin State Museums — the regular opening times listed below are not currently in use. Time-slot … Read more

Top Temporary Exhibitions on Berlin’s Museum Island in 2020

Detail of the Germanic Shield of Wachow

A critical look at Germanic tribes is the most-interesting temporary exhibition on Berlin’s Museum Island in 2020, although the opening of the Humboldt Forum will be the cultural highlight of the year.  The opening of the Humboldt Forum with museums from the Asian Art and Ethnological collection is the main cultural event on Berlin’s Museum … Read more