Visitor Information

ntrance hall and cloakroom in the Museum in the Kulturbrauerei
Cloakroom in the Museum in the Kulturbrauerei

Free of charge

Museum in der Kulturbrauerei
Knaackstraße 97
10435 Berlin

Visitor Services
+49 (0) 30 46 77 77 9-11

Opening Hours

9 a.m.–6 p.m.

10 a.m.–6 p.m.


Opening hours on holidays
International Women's Day
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Good Friday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Easter Saturday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Easter Sunday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Easter Monday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Labour Day
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Whit Sunday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Whit Monday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Getting here

Museum in the Kulturbrauerei

Knaackstraße 97
10435 Berlin

Public Transport

Line U2
stop „U Eberswalder Straße“, the station has lifts.

Lines M1, M10 and no. 12 
stop „U Eberswalder Straße“

To the BVG website (Berlin's public transport)

Car Parking

Parking deck, disabled parking space, bus parking: access via Sredzkistraße.


A taxi rank is located neat the main entrance on Knaackstraße.

Guided Visits

A guided visit in our exhibition

Public Guided Visits

We offer public guided visits of the permanent exhibition free of charge for spontaneous visitors, small groups or families. There’s no need to register in advance. The public guided visits last about one hour and give you a good idea of the historical site and the exhibition.

To Guided Visits

Hand with a smartphone


You can borrow the AudioGuide free of charge in the languages English, German, French, Italian or Spanish. You can call up our AudioGuide also online. All tracks are available in German, English, French, Spanish and Italian.

AudioGuide online


For our guided visits we use a guidance system

Accessible Museum

Our museum and our exhibitions are consciously designed to be accessible for everyone. Whether it is concerning travelling here or visiting the exhibitions, we will gladly provide information to help you prepare and enjoy a barrier-free visit to our museum.

To Accessibility

A man sits in a stool in the permanent exhibition

Inclusive Services

Tours in simple language or sign language, a pick-up service from the public transportation stop for the visually impaired, wheelchairs and walkers to assist you in getting round the exhibition – our inclusive services are free of charge.

To Inclusive Services

For Adults and Kids

A young girl takes pictures in the permanent exhibition

Child-friendly museum

Regardless of your age, we want to make certain you enjoy your stay, which is why buggies and baby backpacks can be taken into our exhibitions. The barrier-free WC on the ground floor has a baby changing table and you can use the microwave in the kitchenette to heat food.


Coins on our counter

In our small shop we sell souvenirs and selected books on divided Berlin and Communist East Germany.


Yes, you can safely store your coats, bags and rucksacks in one of the lockers.

Please leave heavy coats and jackets, rucksacks, umbrellas and other bulky items in a cloakroom locker. Feel free to take a light jacket, walking frame or small handbag with you into the exhibition. If you are uncertain, ask one of the wardens what is OK to keep with you. 

Photographing and filming in the exhibition spaces is allowed for private use; please note that no flash photography, other lights, tripods or selfie sticks are allowed. Visitors must uphold the copyright and usufruct to the photographs and films. In certain cases (e.g., protection of persons or exhibits) photography or filming for private purposes may also be forbidden. In cases of doubt, the wardens’ word is final. Any photographs or film footage taken for commercial purposes or for publication will be assessed on a case-by-case basis and is permissible subject to approval by the museum administration. Please send your requests to: presse(at)

No, smoking is forbidden throughout the museum.

You may take an animal into the museum (e.g., the lobby), but not into the exhibition. Exceptions are guide dogs and assistance dogs.

To protect the safety of the other visitors and the exhibits, their use is not allowed in the museum. 

On a guided visit, a group of visitors is shown round the exhibition by a guide. You can take part in public guided visits or book a guided visit for a larger group of 10 or more participants in advance.

You may consume food or beverages in the lobby, but not in the exhibition spaces. 

Yes, there is free Wi-Fi in the museum. 

You can borrow the AudioGuide free of charge in the languages English, German, French, Italian or Spanish. You can call up our AudioGuide also online. All tracks are available in German, English, French, Spanish and Italian.

Our museum is accessible to everyone. We still recommend wearing a mouth-nose mask.