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The »Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung« (SIM) is a research institution for musicology with wide-reaching fields of activity. Situated in a building designed by Hans Scharoun at the ›Berlin Kulturforum‹ between the »Berliner Philharmonie« and the Sony-Center, the institute is a place of historical and theoretical reflection and at the same time a place where both music performance and its study are conveyed to a broad music-loving audience. For the latter purpose, the »Musikinstrumenten-Museum« (MIM) provides an ideal forum, hosting various events, from academic symposia to lecture recitals with Early Music performances on period instruments of the museum’s collection to interactive sound installations.

The »Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung« is an institution of the    Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz.

Reopening of the Museum of Musical Instruments
on 2 June 2020

Special opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 2 to 7 p.m.

Further details on hygiene and safety measures can be found

COVID 19 pandemic

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz has closed its public areas from 14 March 2020 until further notice. The first steps towards opening up were taken on 4 May 2020. In all facilities, physical contact between staff and visitors will be kept to a minimum.

You can find the current loan regulations of the library of the Staatliches Insitut für Musikforschung   here. The regulations for visiting the Musikinstrumenten-Museum from Tuesday, June 2, 2020, can be found   here.