Special Opening Hours during Public Holidays

On public holidays, generally the same opening times apply for the museums at the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin as on Sundays. Special announcements are made for exceptions to this general rule, for example, at Christmas and New Year. Please check the website for more details closer to the date.

2019:

Christmas Eve (Tue 24 December 2019)

  • all museums are closed
     

Christmas Day (Wed 25 December 2019)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum closed

Boxing Day (Thu 26 December 2019)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday

New Year's Eve (Tue 31 December 2019)

  • open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Pergamon Museum, Pergamonmuseum. Das Panorama and Neues Museum
  • all other museums are closed

2020:

New Year (Wed 1 January 2020)

  • all museums open 12 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum closed

International Women's Day ( Sun 8 March 2020)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday

Easter (Fri 10 April to Mon 13 April 2020)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum Monday (13 April) closed

May Day (Fri 1 May 2020)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday

Ascension Day (Thu 21 May 2020)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday

Whitsun (Sat 30 May - 1 June 2020)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum Monday closed

German Unification Day (Sat 3 October 2020)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday

Christmas Eve (Thu 24 December 2020)

  • all museums are closed

Christmas Day (Fri 25 December 2020)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum closed

Boxing Day (Sat 26 December 2020)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday

New Year's Eve (Thu 31 December 2020)

  • open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Pergamon Museum, Pergamonmuseum. Das Panorama and Neues Museum
  • all other museums are closed

2021:

New Year (Fri 1 January 2021)

  • all museums open 12 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum closed