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Tickets

Tickets & Admission

On-Site and Online Tickets

Tickets can be purchased at the ticket counters on site or online. They may be purchased up to four weeks in advance. To ensure reliable planning of your visit and avoid waiting in line at the ticket counters, we recommend booking your tickets online in advance:

For the visit, either day tickets or time-slot tickets are offered, depending on the museum. A day ticket allow visitors access any time during opening hours on the date of the ticket. Time-slot tickets are valid for 15 minutes, during which time you can enter the venue. After entering you can stay as long as you like during opening hours.

Time-slot tickets will be available for the following venues:

The Pergamonmuseum is currently completely closed due to construction work. You can see a selection of original artefacts from Pergamon at the exhibition building Pergamonmuseum. Das Panorama nearby.

Admission is free at the Friedrichswerderschen Kirche. The visit does not require a ticket.

Admission is free at the Ethnologisches Museum (Ethnological Museum) and the Museum für Asiatische Kunst (Asian Art Museum) at the Humboldt Forum. The visit does not require a ticket.

Tickets

Would you like to be able to visit your favourite works every day? You can enjoy art and culture as often as you wish ‒ 365 days a year at 15 museums with a Staatliche Museen zu Berlin annual pass.

Every first Sunday of the month is Museum Sunday in Berlin. Most museums have free admission then. The Staatliche Museen zu Berlin offer free day tickets, available on Museum Sunday at the museum ticket offices. There may be longer waiting times. More information here.

The Museumsinsel-Ticket allows admission to all museums on Museum Island in one day, without time-slot ticket!

The Museumsinsel Berlin in the heart of the city is crowd puller for numerous guests from all over the world. In 1999, UNESCO declared the Museum Island Berlin a World Heritage Site. If you would like to learn more about the museum buildings and collections on Museumsinsel, please click here.

With the area ticket Museumsinsel-Ticket you can visit all houses of the Museumsinsel:

Alte Nationalgalerie, Altes Museum, Bode-Museum, Neues Museum, Pergamonmuseum. Das Panorama.

The exhibition "Caspar David Friedrich. Infinite Landscapes" can be visited with an additional, chargeable time slot ticket, available in our online ticket shop.

The Museumsinsel-Ticket costs €24.

With Museumsinsel-Ticket you do not need an additional time-slot ticket at Neues Museum and Pergamonmuseum. Das Panorama!*

The Museumsinsel-Ticket is available at all ticket offices of the Staatliche Museen Berlin and in our online-shop. The ticket is valid for one day.

The Pergamonmuseum is currently completely closed due to construction work. You can see a selection of original artefacts from Pergamon at the exhibition building Pergamonmuseum. Das Panorama nearby.

* For large special exhibitions, time-slot tickets may be required for visitor management reasons. These tickets can be booked free of charge in our online-shop or at the museum ticket office.

 

The Kulturforum-Ticket allows admission to all museums at the Kulturforum on one day, without time-slot ticket*!

With its many museums, libraries, and philharmonic concert halls, the Kulturforum near Potsdamer Platz is one of Germany’s leading sites of art, culture, and learning and is exceptional for the enormous diversity of the arts showcased there. If you would like to learn more about the museum buildings and collections of Kulturforum, please click here.

With the Kulturforum-Ticket you can visit all the houses at the Kulturforum:

Gemäldegalerie, Kunstbibliothek, Kunstgewerbemuseum, KupferstichkabinettMusikinstrumenten-MuseumNeue Nationalgalerie.

The Kulturforum-Ticket costs €20.

* For large special exhibitions, time slot tickets may be required for visitor management reasons.

 

The Museum Pass Berlin is available at all ticket offices of the Staatliche Museen Berlin, other participating museums and Berlin Tourist Offices. It is valid for three days in more than 30 museums.

With Museum Pass Berlin you do not need an extra time slot ticket! (Exceptions can be made within selected special exhibitions). Here you find more information about the participating museums and terms of use as well as direct access to the online shop.

Before purchasing a Museum Pass Berlin, please also note the opening hours: The museums of Staatliche Museen Berlin are closed on Mondays, others on Tuesdays. Please also note the information about free entry on Museum Sunday.

Das Kulturforum-Ticket ermöglicht den Eintritt in alle Museen am Kulturforum an einem Tag, ohne Zeitfenster!

Das Kulturforum in der Nähe des Potsdamer Platzes stellt mit seinen Museen, Bibliotheken und Konzertsälen einen Ort der Kunst, Kultur und Forschung dar, der in seiner enormen Vielfalt außergewöhnlich ist. Wenn Sie mehr über die Museumsgebäude und Sammlungen am Kulturforum erfahren möchten, klicken Sie bitte hier.

Mit der Kulturforum-Tageskarte können Sie alle Häuser am Standort Kulturforum besuchen:

Gemäldegalerie, Kunstbibliothek, Kunstgewerbemuseum, Kupferstichkabinett, Musikinstrumenten-MuseumNeue Nationalgalerie.

Mit der Kulturforum-Tageskarte benötigen Sie in der Neuen Nationalgalerie kein zusätzliches Zeitfenster-Ticket!*

* Bei großen Sonderausstellungen können aus Gründen der Besucherlenkung Zeitfenster-Tickets erforderlich sein.

 

Admission

Holders of the following passes and cards receive Preferential Admission:

  • Annual passes – Basic, Classic, Classic Plus
  • Membership cards of Friends and sponsorship associations of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin*
  • Berlin Welcome Card – All Inclusive

Holders of the named passes and cards can go directly to the entrance at all venues. As a rule, no additional ticket is required.

For reliable planning of a visit without a wait, we recommend booking time-slot tickets online in advance: www.smb.museum/tickets.

* The prerequisite for preferential admission is a scannable barcode on the membership card. Otherwise, a free ticket is available at the ticket counter.

Holders of the following tickets, cards and passes are granted direct admission:

At venues with time-slot tickets, the holders of the above tickets and cards may obtain a free time-slot ticket at the ticket counter or book one in advance online. Both tickets are to be presented at the entrance without being asked.

Holders of the following tickets or concessions are requested to obtain a free time-slot ticket at the ticket counter or to book one in advance online and to present it at the entrance with the respective ID without being asked:

  • Children and young people under the age of 18
  • Designated caregiver accompanying a severely disabled visitor
  • Members of the press
  • ICOM, DMB
  • ArtCard
  • Sotheby’s
  • Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz
  • Media partners and their clients

In venues with a time slot ticket, holders of the mentioned tickets receive a free time slot ticket in advance online or at the box office.