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Plain Talk
About the History of the Bode-Museum

18.11.2020 until further notice
Bode-Museum

For the very first time, the Bode-Museum itself is the focus of an exhibition. The Bode-Museum welcomes around a quarter of a million visitors every year, and its façade is one of Berlin’s most iconic images. However, the history of the building and the exhibitions it houses are often less well-known. And yet, the past and present of this building are intricately intertwined with the history of Berlin: just like Berlin, the Bode-Museum has survived the two World Wars, the Nazi era and the division of Germany, and is now confronting the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The special exhibition webpages allow audiences to explore the individual topic areas online. They have a range of material, including the info-sheets on selected works and a chronological overview of the history of the museum.

The exhibition is divided up into four central sections that define the museum:

A special exhibition of the Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst, Münzkabinett and Zentralarchiv of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Important restoration and conservation measures as well as art-technological examinations presented in the exhibition were made possible by the generous support of the Ernst von Siemens Kunststiftung.

Am Kupfergraben, Eingang über die Monbijoubrücke
10117 Berlin

wheelchair accessible

U-Bahn: Friedrichstraße
S-Bahn: Friedrichstraße, Hackescher Markt
Tram: Am Kupfergraben, Hackescher Markt
Bus: Staatsoper, Lustgarten, Friedrichstraße

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

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Bode-Museum
10,00 EUR Concessions 5,00
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