The picture shows an aerial photograph of a looted excavation site, Umma Tell Jokha, in Iraq (2003). The linear structures are the result of excavations of the Iraqi antiquities administration; the holes and trenches are the result of illegal excavation.

The ILLICID national research project investigates the illegal trade in cultural artefacts in Germany

Wednesday 04. March 2015

Michael Eissenhauer, Generaldirektor der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, verleiht den Realitätspreis an Merlin Hipp.

The winners of the idea competition MAKE A WISH / WÜNSCH DIR WAS! have been announced

Sunday 01. March 2015

On view is a photo: In front of the Ishtar Gate, Austrian President Dr Heinz Fischer signs the SPK's Golden Book: 'A most enjoyable return visit to this marvellous museum. Thank you! Heinz Fischer'.

Austrian head of state visits the Museumsinsel

Thursday 12. February 2015

Zu sehen sind: Enver Yücel, Gründer und Präsident der Bahcesehir Universität, Istanbul, Metin Kiratli, 1. Generalsekretär des Ministerpräsidenten Recep Erdogan, Heike Kropff, Abteilungsleiterin Bildung / Kommunikation - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Stefan Weber, Direktor des Museums für Islamische Kunst - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (v.l.n.r.).

The Cultural Stories educational programme - A nationwide programme promoting cultural education on the subject of Islamic art

Monday 02. February 2015

On view is the photo from WÜNSCH DIR WAS! Ideenwettbewerb für Jugendliche im Museum für Islamische Kunst.

MAKE A WISH / WÜNSCH DIR WAS! Idea competition for teenagers at the Museum für Islamische Kunst

Tuesday 25. November 2014

Zu sehen ist ein Foto des Pergamon-Altarsaales.

Extended opening hours for the Pergamonmuseum: open until 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, from 5 up to 27 September

Tuesday 09. September 2014

The image shows visitors at the Pergamonaltar in the Pergamonmuseum.

Pergamonmuseum and Museum Berggruen remain open to visitors.

Friday 18. April 2014

The image shows Dr. Beate Salje, Director of the Vorderasiatisches Museum since 1998. She retired at the end of February, 2014.

Beate Salje retires

Friday 28. February 2014

The image shows visitors on the stairs of the Pergamonaltar at the Pergamnmuseum

Pergamon Altar not on display from end of September 2014 until 2019

Saturday 22. February 2014

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Vorderasiatisches Museum's URUK exhibition comes to a close

Saturday 12. October 2013

'URUK - 5000 Years of the Megacity': 250 000th visitor gets official welcome

Tuesday 30. July 2013

Visitor entrance

10178 Berlin

Changed Visitor Entrance 07.01.2013[PDF

Getting there

U-Bahn U6 (Friedrichstraße)
S-Bahn S1, S2, S25 (Friedrichstraße); S5, S7, S75 (Hackescher Markt)
Tram M1, 12 (Am Kupfergraben); M4, M5, M6 (Hackescher Markt)
Bus TXL (Staatsoper); 100, 200 (Lustgarten); 147 (Friedrichstraße)<p><strong>Low-carbon public transport connections</strong><br /><a href="" target="_blank">Local traffic</a><br /><a href="" target="_blank">Long distance</a></p>

Tel 030 - 266 42 42 42 (Mon - Fri, 9 am - 4 pm)

Due to the modernization of our booking system, you may currently experience delays when trying to reach our staff on the telephone.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

Postal address:
Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 6
10117 Berlin

Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 266 42 5101
Fax: +49 (0)30 / 266 42 5102

Director: Prof. Dr. Andreas Scholl
Temporary Deputy Director: Dr. Martin Maischberger

Museum für Islamische Kunst

Postal address:
Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 6
10117 Berlin

Tel.: 030 / 266 42 5201
Fax: 030 / 266 42 5202

Director: Dr. Stefan Weber

Vorderasiatisches Museum
Postal address:
Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 6
10117 Berlin

Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 266 42 5601
Fax: +49 (0)30 / 266 42 5602

Director: Prof. Dr. Hilgert
Deputy Director: Dr. Lutz Martin a.i.

Due to construction works the Café at the Pergamonmuseum is currently closed.

Buchhandlung Walther König