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Art of Islamic Cultures

01.01.2000 until further notice
Pergamonmuseum

The Museum of Islamic Art is situated in the south wing of the Pergamonmuseum. Its permanent exhibition is dedicated to the art of Islamic peoples from the eighth to the nineteenth century. The works of art originate from the vast area stretching from Spain to India. The collection's main focus is on the Middle East including Egypt and Iran.

The broad spectrum of the collection includes architectural decorations, applied arts and crafts, jewelry, and rare illuminated and calligraphed manuscripts. The architectural decorations represent one of the major attractions, conveying also typical concepts of space and environments in various media: stone (the façade from Mshatta), stuccoes (archaeological finds from Samarra), painted wooden panelling (Aleppo Room) and wall ceramics in various techniques (prayer niches from Kashan and Konya).

The applied arts include works in all possible materials: ceramic vessels, metalwork, carvings in wood and bone, glasses, textiles, carpets. Within the area of books and ancient writings, the calligraphic works and miniatures from albums of Mogul times are of particular significance.

Offers for

© Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin / Hans Christian Krass
The Museum Island – World Heritage in the heart of Berlin (Guided Tour in English)

Sat 15.12.2018 11:00 am
Museumsinsel Berlin
Public tour
More Dates : Sat 22.12.2018   Sat 29.12.2018  

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Pergamonmsueum / Achim Kleuker
Take five
Highlights of the Pergamonmuseum
(Guided Tour in English)

Sat 15.12.2018 11:00 am
Pergamonmuseum
Public tour
More Dates : Sat 22.12.2018   Sat 29.12.2018   Sat 05.01.2019   Mehr

© Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, Museumsinsel / Hans Christian Krass
Die Museumsinsel – Weltkulturerbe im Herzen Berlins
(Guides Tour in German)

Sat 15.12.2018 11:00 am
Museumsinsel Berlin
Public tour
More Dates : Sat 22.12.2018   Sat 29.12.2018  

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Pergamonmsueum / Achim Kleuker

Sat 15.12.2018 03:00 pm
Pergamonmuseum
Public tour
More Dates : Sun 16.12.2018   Sat 22.12.2018   Sun 23.12.2018   Mehr

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Reinhard Friedrich

Sun 16.12.2018 11:30 am
Pergamonmuseum
Exhibition talk

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Reinhard Friedrich

Sat 22.12.2018 02:00 pm
Pergamonmuseum
Workshop
More Dates : Sat 09.02.2019   Sat 23.02.2019   Sat 09.03.2019   Mehr

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst, Johannes Kramer

Sun 23.12.2018 11:30 am
Pergamonmuseum
Exhibition talk

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Pergamonmuseum / Anika Büssemeier

Sun 30.12.2018 11:30 am
Pergamonmuseum
Exhibition talk

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Neues Museum / Valerie Schmidt
#DAS_GLAUBE_ICH


Workshop

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst, Johannes Kramer
Achtung Monster!


Workshop

Zu sehen ist ein Ausschnitt aus einer fast vollständig erhaltene Stuckplatte, auf der ein Perlhuhn plastisch dargestellt ist.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst
Ausgraben, Forschen, Präsentieren


Workshop

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Pergamonmuseum / Valerie Schmidt
Fünf Highlights – eine Stunde


Ausstellungsgespräch

© Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin / Nina Hansch
Geheime Symbole – verschlüsselte Botschaften


Ausstellungsgespräch

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / RuB
Kalligrafie


Workshop

© bpk / Museum für Islamische Kunst, SMB / Christian Krug
Kulturtranfer


Ausstellungsgespräch

© Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin / Valerie Schmidt
Märchen und Mythen aus islamischen Kulturen


Ausstellungsgespräch

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Georg Niedermeiser
Muster – Kunst und Mathematik im Alltag


Workshop

© Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin / Valerie Schmidt
Religiöse Vielfalt islamischer Kulturen


Ausstellungsgespräch

© Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin / Nina Hansch
Schön und vollkommen?


Ausstellungsgespräch

Visitor entrance

Bodestraße
10178 Berlin

U-Bahn U6 (Friedrichstraße)
S-Bahn S1, S2, S25, S26 (Friedrichstraße); S3, S5, S7, S9 (Hackescher Markt)
Tram M1, 12 (Am Kupfergraben); M4, M5, M6 (Hackescher Markt)
Bus TXL (Staatsoper); 100, 200 (Lustgarten); 147 (Friedrichstraße)

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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Tue 10:00 - 18:00
Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00

Opening times on public holidays Plan your visit
During the current stage of renovations, the hall containing the Pergamon Altar is due to remain closed to the public until 2023. The north wing and the gallery of Hellenistic art are also affected by the closure. The South Wing of the Pergamonmuseum, featuring the Market Gate of Miletus, the Ishtar Gate and Processional Way from Babylon, and the Museum of Islamic Art, remains unaffected and is open to the public during this time.
At the moment the finds from Uruk and Habuba Kabira as well as the rooms with babylonian and ancient iranian monuments are not accessible to the public.

Please note that the elevator is out of order until further notice and that due to construction and the high volume of visitors, longer waiting times may be experienced.

Last admission and ticket sales 30 minutes before closing time.

Museum Island all exhibitions
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25,00 EUR

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50,00 EUR Concessions 25,00

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100,00 EUR Concessions 50,00


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