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Opened in 1987, as part of the celebration of 750 years since the founding of Berlin, the German Historical Museum follows the long history of the German nation, as well as that of entire Europe. The museum is located in two main buildings, one modernist, other Baroque, which were erected some 250 years apart from one another. The museum also houses a library and a cinema. The main, permanent exhibition in the museum, called German History in Images and Artefacts, features thousands of objects, ranging from everyday life household objects to art and coins. The museum also hosts many temporary exhibitions and events.

German Historical Museum
Unter den Linden 2
10117 Berlin

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology



Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm


Closed on Dec 24.

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0 - 18 Free
Normal rate €8.00
Reduced €4.00
Students €4.00
Family €18.00


Pupils and apprentices via 18 years
Participants of the Federal Volunteer service
Unemployed and holders of the Berlin Pass
Handicapped w...

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  • Wheelchair accessible


Unter den Linden 2, Berlin, Germany


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