Please note the changed opening hours of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin since 16 April 2024. More

Please note: Due to renovation work on the first floor of the Kunstgewerbemuseum, the rooms with the medieval treasures will not be accessible until 1 June 2024. More


Library of the Kunstgewerbemuseum

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Tiergartenstraße 6
10785 Berlin

Library information

Kunstbibliothek information desk
Phone: +49 30 266424141
E-Mail: auskunft.kb[at]

Scope and holdings

Reference library of the Kunstgewerbemuseum
Collection policy decider:
Dr. Achim Stiegel
Collection areas: literature relating to the collection of European decorative art and design of all epochs from late antiquity onwards
Holdings statistics: approx. 19,000 volumes, 38 currently subscribed periodicals


Please order through the Kunstbibliothek, once provided, use will be in the reading room


Electronic catalogues: OPAC of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (contains titles acquired after 2003)
Traditional catalogues: alphabetical card catalogue