Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin houses one of the best collections of contemporary art in the world.
At this museum in a building of the former train station, you will see art from the 1960s to the present day.
It is locally known as Museum für Gegenwart and presents its collection in various exhibitions.
Whatever be your interest – Pop Art, Expressionism, or Minimalism – the museum helps you how each art form developed over the years.
Besides paintings, you will also see sculptures, videos, installations, and photographs.
During your visit, you will see works by Joseph Beuys, Cy Twombly, Anselm Kiefer, and more than 60 sketches by Andy Warhol.
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Hamburger Bahnhof’s tickets
This Hamburger Bahnhof ticket gives you complete access to permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Free public guided tours in English are available on Saturday and Sunday at noon. All ticket holders can join the guides.
When you book these Skip The Line tickets online, they get emailed to you.
On the day of your visit, you can walk past the ticket counter line, show the ticket on your mobile at the entrance and walk in.
You can cancel this ticket up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund.
Cost of tickets
Regular ticket ( 18+ years): €14
Reduced ticket (with ID): €7
For students and disabled visitors
Youth ticket (up to 17 years): Free
Only in combination with a regular ticket or reduced ticket
How to reach Hamburger Bahnhof
It is best to get to Hamburger Bahnhof using public transport.
S+U-Bahn, Tram und Bus: Hauptbahnhof
From the Berliner Hauptbahnhof, take the Europaplatz exit, and the museum is on the opposite side on Invalidenstraße.
The museum’s address is Invalidenstraße 50-51, 10557, Berlin. Get Directions
Hamburger Bahnhof’s timings
From Tuesday to Sunday, Hamburger Bahnhof opens at 10 am daily.
It closes at 6 pm, all three the week except for Thursday when it remains open till 8 pm.
The contemporary art museum remains closed on Mondays.
The last admission is thirty minutes before closing.
Pergamon Museum + Hamburger Bahnhof
Pergamon Museum is just 2.5 km (1.5 miles) Hamburger Bahnhof, and you can travel the distance in less than 10 minutes.
This is why combination tickets for the Hamburger Bahnhof and the Pergamon Museum are popular.
The Pergamon Museum is filled with classical sculpture, imposing architecture, colorful tapestries, and enough historical artifacts to drive a thousand Indiana Jones films.
The iconic Ishtar Gate, a portion from the ‘Epic of Gilgamesh,’ and the Market Gate of Miletus are among the highlights.
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