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.

Special Opening Hours during Public Holidays

2021:

German Unification Day (Sun 3 October 2021)
all museums open as usual on Sunday

Christmas Eve (Fri 24 December 2021)
all museums are closed

Christmas Day (Sat 25 December 2021)
all museums open as usual on Sunday
Musikinstrumenten-Museum closed

Boxing Day (Sun 26 December 2021)
all museums open as usual on Sunday

New Year's Eve (Fri 31 December 2021)
open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Pergamon Museum, Pergamonmuseum. Das Panorama and Neues Museum
all other museums are closed


2022:

New Year (Sat 1 January 2022)
all museums open 12 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Musikinstrumenten-Museum closed

Easter (Fri 15 April - Mon 18 April 2022)
all houses open as on a Sunday

Ascension Day (Thu 26 May 2022)
all museums open as usual on Sunday

Pentecost (Sat 4 June to Mo 6 June 2022)
Musikinstrumenten-Museum Monday closed

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