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A range of services offered by the Rathgen-Forschungslabor in the areas of conservation science, art technology and archaeometry are also available to external customers:

  • in accordance with the Berlin Declaration, from 2003: Download PDF.
  • A list of fees can be found here: Download PDF (German).
  • Students of colleges and universities that cooperate with the Rathgen-Forschungslabor are eligible for a discount.

In addition, as one of the Kunstbibliothek's external specialist libraries, the Rathgen-Forschungslabor also contains an extensive collection of literature on the:

  • conservation,
  • restoration,
  • and material analysis of artworks and cultural artefacts.

Use of the research laboratory's library is available by appointment

If you require assistance with any questions or problems, please contact the Rathgen-Forschungslabor. Our staff will be happy to discuss the matter with you in greater detail.


postal address
Schloßstraße 1 a
14059 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 266427120
Fax: +49 30 266427110