twelve things to Keep in Mind When Visiting the Pergamon Museum

Best time to visit

The best time to visit the Pergamon Museum is when they open at 10 am. If you can’t make it early in the morning, the next best time to visit the Pergamon Museum is after 2 pm.

Duration required

Visitors in a rush can explore Pergamon Museum’s highlights in an hour. You need at least two hours to explore all the three wings of the Museum.

Audio guide

Pergamon Museum in Berlin offers an audio tour you can pick up at the entrance. An audio guide is the best way to make a museum visit more educational.

Check for events

The Pergamon Museum occasionally hosts special events. Check the Pergamon Museum website to see if any special events coincide with your visit.

Avoid large bags

Avoid larger bags or suitcases to the attraction and bring smaller bags to carry them around easily.

Take a break

The museum can be overwhelming due to its size and the wealth of displayed artifacts. Take breaks at the museum's cafes to rest and recharge before continuing your exploration.

Bring a camera

The Pergamon Museum is home to inspiring ancient artifacts and architectural wonders. Bring a camera or smartphone to capture the exhibits' beauty and the artwork's intricate details.

Book in advance

Consider purchasing the tickets online in advance to save time and avoid long queues. This will allow you to enter the museum smoothly and maximize your time.

Standard ticket

This Pergamon Museum priority access ticket helps you skip the long lines at the entrance and also to the 360° Panorama exhibition by Yadegar Asisi.

Guided tour

In this 3-hour tour, a local expert takes you around the Pergamon Museum and New Museum and provide a Museum Island day pass to explore the remaining three museums on your own.

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.