Opening hours & directions
Museum opening hours
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
On Sundays, when concerts in our Early Music Live series take place, the museum does not open until 1 p.m.
Special opening hours 2023
Monday, 1 May: closed
Thursday, 18 May: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Whit Sunday, 28 May: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Whit Monday, 29 May: closed
German Unity Day
Tuesday, 3 October: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Christmas Eve, Sunday, 24 December: closed
Christmas Day, Monday, 25 December: closed
Boxing Day, Tuesday, 26 December: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
New Year's Eve
Sunday, 31 December: closed
Monday, 1 January 2024: closed
Arriving by public transport
U-Bahn and S-Bahn stop Potsdamer Platz
Bus M 29 stop Potsdamer Brücke
Buses M 48, M 85, 200 stop Varian-Fry-Strasse
Arriving by long-distance train
Central Station: Continue with bus M 85 to Varian-Fry-Straße, or with S-Bahn S 1 (Wannsee), S 25 (Teltow Stadt), S 26 (Teltow Stadt) to Friedrichstraße, change there to any southbound train and disembark at S+U Potsdamer Platz, or with the regional express to S+U Potsdamer Platz
Arriving by plane
Schönefeld Airport (BER): Regional trains FEX to Potsdamer Platz station, RB 14, S-Bahn S 9, and S 45 to Friedrichstraße, then S-Bahn lines 41 or 46 to Potsdamer Platz
Arriving by car
A 115, exit AVUS, then A 100 direction Kurfürstendamm – Halenseestraße – Kurfürstendamm – Tauentzienstraße – Nürnberger Straße – Budapester Straße – Stülerstraße – Tiergartenstraße – Ben-Gurion-Straße
Please use the parking facilities at Kulturforum and Potsdamer Platz. Parking at the Kulturforum is free of charge on Sundays, unless otherwise indicated.
Arriving by ferry
Numerous passenger ferries stop at the Potsdamer Brücke pier. From there it is about 500 m north to the Staatliche Institut fü Musikforschung (State Institute for Music Research).
Museum box office
+49 30 254 81 178