The exhibition "American Archaeology" presents the great diversity of pre-Hispanic cultures in Meso-, Central and South America from 2,000 BC to the first half of the 16th century. Exhibits include unique stelae from Guatemala with carved reliefs, painted stoneware vessels of the Maya, Aztec stone figures of gods and a selection of gold objects from Central America, Colombia and Peru.
The display of South American archaeology is currently closed. The Goldkammer, or gold room, however remains open to visitors.
Lansstraße 8 / Arnimallee 25
Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Tue 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 11:00 - 18:00
Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Opening times on public holidays Plan your visit
JuniorMuseum: Sat and Sun opened from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.,
Tue to Fri only for booked groups.
Upper floor open from 11 a.m.
Please notice: The exhibition "Art from Arfrica" ended 2 June 2013.
Other parts are open: "Kamerun-Thron", "Africa in Berlin", "Das Königreich Benin" and "Bamum. Tradition und Innovation im Karemuner Land".
Last admission and ticket sales 30 minutes before closing time.
Area ticket Dahlem
8,00 EUR Concessions 4,00
Museum pass Berlin 3-day-ticket valid for Berlin museums, possibly extra payment for temporary exhibitions
24,00 EUR Concessions 12,00
Annual ticket Basic permanent exhibitions, valid to certain times
Annual ticket Classic temporary exhibitions not included
50,00 EUR Concessions 25,00
Annual ticket Classic Plus including temporary exhibitions hosted by the National Museums in Berlin
100,00 EUR Concessions 50,00
Annual membership Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
from just 25,- EUR