Planning Your Visit

Opening hours, directions, admission prices, and additional information for visitors

Außenansicht des Jüdischen Museums Berlin: Altbau und Libeskind-Bau im Abendlicht, (Blick von der Lindenstraße)

Visiting the Exhibitions

Daily 10 am–8 pm

All exhibitions can be reached via the main entrance to the old building.

When planning your visit, please leave enough time for the security checks at the entrance.

Last entry for the exhibitions is one hour before the museum closes.

Please note: Menashe Kadisman’s art installation Shalekhet (Fallen Leaves) is not accessible to visitors between 6 January 2020 and the opening of our new permanent exhibition in May 2020.

Der Eingang der W. Michael Blumenthal Akademie des Jüdischen Museums Berlin

W. Michael Blumenthal Academy

Monday, Wednesday 10 am–7 pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 am–6 pm

The W. Michael Blumenthal Academy is located on the other side of the street (across from the Libeskind building).

Inside you will find the Diaspora Garden. More information about the Diaspora Garden

Library and Reading Room

Monday, Wednesday 12 noon–7 pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 am–5 pm

The library can be reached via the entrance to the W. Michael Blumenthal Academy.

Please note: The reading room is closed on Berlin public holidays.

More information

Interior view of the children's museum

The Jewish Museum Berlin: Restart

On 17 May, our new permanent exhibition and the children's world at the Jewish Museum ANOHA will open. Thus the museum will be closed from 20 April to 16 May. Up until then, you are welcome to visit our current exhibitions A Is for Jewish and This Place as well as the Libeskind Building’s architectural highlights, the Axes in the basement and the Garden of Exile.
More about the new permanent exhibition
More about ANOHA
More about the current exhibitions

Admission Prices

Museum ticket (for all exhibitions): 8 €, reduced 3 €
Family ticket (2 adults accompanied by up to 4 children): 14 €
Children up to 6 years: Free

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Guided Tours

Would you like to join a tour? No problem:
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Audio Guide

The audio tour guides you through Daniel Libeskind’s famous museum building, and our museum gardens.

Audio guide devices are available for 2 €. They can not be pre-booked, but only requested upon arrival. You can also download or listen to all audio tracks free of charge on our website or with the Podcatcher App.

In addition, you can explore audio stations placed in the vicinity of the museum.

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Museum Shop

In the museum entrance area, you can visit the museum shop which is run by the company Cedon. The shop stocks a wide range of books, posters, and postcards as well as Judaica, unique souvenirs specially designed for our museum, and festive items such as Hanukkah candles. You can also purchase a copy of one of our museum's publications.

Phone.: +49 (0)30 252 93 171
Fax: +49 (0)30 252 93 175

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Food & Drinks

Time for a break? Our museum café by eßkultur offers daily lunch specials, hearty hummus, homemade cakes, delicious coffee, and refreshing soft drinks.

Enjoy your coffee break in the Glass Courtyard or, if the weather is nice, in the garden. Glass Courtyard and garden are accessible without an entrance ticket.

More about the museum café

Exhibition spaces: map and flyer

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English/not barrier-free


Reading room: map and flyer

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German/not barrier-free



You can get to the museum using public transportation:
U-Bahn station Hallesches Tor (U1, U6)
U-Bahn station Kochstraße (U6)
Bus stop Jüdisches Museum (Berlin Transit Authority route map line 248)
Bus stop Lindenstraße/Ecke Oranienstraße (Berlin Transit Authority route map line M29)
Bus stop Zossener Brücke (Berlin Transit Authority route map line M41)

This is only limited parking near the museum.

Current Exhibitions

Go here for information on current exhibitions and offerings:
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20 April–16 May 2020 (Closed for renovation!)
19–20 September 2020 (Rosh ha-Shanah)
28 September 2020 (Yom Kippur)
24 December 2020 (Christmas Eve)

Contacting the Museum

Mail Jewish Museum Berlin, Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin
Telephone +49 (0)30 259 93 300
Fax +49 (0)30 259 93 409
Online General inquiry
Question/feedback about visiting the museum

Frequently Asked Questions

The entire exhibition space is accessible to wheelchair users.

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Directly in front of the entrance of the Jewish Museum Berlin, there are two parking spaces for visitors with disabled parking permits (“Blue Badges”).

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We offer a multisensory architecture tour for people with visual impairments every Thursday. The tour can also be booked for groups.

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Tickets for our exhibitions can be purchased at the museum ticket counter.

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Yes, our audio tours are offered in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Hebrew, or Arabic. Audio guide devices are available for 3 €. You can also download the audio tracks for free on our website, or listen to them directly or via the Podcatcher Audio Guide App.

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Taking pictures and videos inside the museum is permitted as long as it's for purely personal use. However, you may not use tripods, flash, or selfie sticks.

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Please reserve any visit with a group of twelve or more people at least two weeks in advance.

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All exhibition areas are accessible to strollers.

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In the museum, you can use a hotspot provided by Deutsche Telekom for three hours a day.

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At the museum, the coat check staff are responsible for lost and found items.

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The shop near our museum's entrance carries numerous books, posters, postcards, original souvenirs, Judaica, and holiday supplies such as Hanukkah candles.

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Unfortunately, bringing pets to the museum is not permitted, with the exception of assistance dogs such as seeing-eye dogs.

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We recommend a visit of our exhibition A Is for Jewish for families with children aged 6 and up. We also offer special events for children.

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The museum café offers – currently in the Glass Courtyard – a selection of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

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