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.

International Women's Day ( Fri 8 March 2019)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday

Easter (19 April to 22 April 2019)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum Monday (22 April) closed

May Day (Wed 1 May 2019)

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

Ascension Day (Thu 30 May 2019)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday
     

Whitsun (8 to 10 June 2019)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum Monday (10 June) 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

German Unification Day (Thu 3 October 2019)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday

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

New Year (Wed 1 January 2020)

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