twelve things to Keep in Mind When Visiting the neues Museum

Best time to visit

The best time to visit the Neues Museum is when they open at 10 am, or the next best time to visit is after 2 pm. If you plan an evening visit, Thursdays are better because it stays open till 8 pm.

Duration required

Visitors in a rush can explore the highlights in approximately 45 minutes.  To explore the museum at a relaxed pace and relish the exhibits, you will need 90 minutes to two hours.

Audio guide

The Skip The Line Neues Museum admission has a free audio guide for everybody. This audio guide will deepen your understanding of the artifacts and their historical context.


The Neues Museum occasionally hosts temporary exhibitions. Check the museum's website to see if any special shows occur during your visit.

Avoid large bags

Backpacks and bags larger than 30 x 20 x 10 cm must be checked into the cloakroom, stored in a locker, or bring smaller bags to carry them around easily.

Bring a camera

The Neues Museum houses stunning ancient artifacts and exhibits that offer unique photographic opportunities. Bring a camera or smartphone to capture the exhibits' beauty.

Book in advance

Purchasing the tickets online in advance helps you save time and avoid long queues. And will allow you to enter the museum smoothly and maximize your time.

Standard ticket

It is the most popular ticket and gets you access to everything. Visitors 18 years and below get free entry but must mention it while booking.

Island Pass

Berlin Museum Island Pass offers access to all five Museums on the Island. Once activated, this Museum Island Pass is valid for one whole day.