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.


Easter

  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Monday (30 March - 02 April 2018): all museums open as usual on Sunday
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum SIM Friday - Sunday (30 March - 01 April 2018): 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday (02 April) closed


May Day
 (Tue 1 May 2018)

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


Ascension Day
 (Thu 10 May 2018)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum SIM 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Whitsun

  • Saturday, Sunday, Monday (19 – 21 May 2018): all museums open as usual on Sunday
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum SIM: Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.


German Unification Day (Wed 3 October 2018)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum SIM 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Christmas Eve
(Mon 24 December 2018)

  • all museums are closed
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum SIM closed


Christmas Day
(Tue 25 December 2018)

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


Boxing Day
(Wed 26 December 2018)

  • all museums open as usual on Sunday
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum SIM 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


New Year's Eve
(Mon 31 December 201)

  • open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Pergamon Museum and Neues Museum
  • all other National Museums are closed
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum SIM closed


2019:
New Year
(Tue 1 January 2019)

  • all museums open 12 o´clock to 6 p.m.
  • Musikinstrumenten-Museum SIM closed