There are over 170 museums in Berlin. In addition, there are countless galleries and exhibition spaces with permanent and temporary exhibitions.
As a Berliner, it’s hard for me to keep an overview, and sometimes the city’s cultural offerings really overwhelm me. But I like to visit museums and exhibitions, I love discovering new things and expanding my knowledge. That’s why I’ve decided to present as many interesting things as possible in the city to whet your appetite for Berlin’s museums and exhibitions.
Discover Berlin’s museums
Nestled between residential buildings in the Berlin district of Treptow-Köpenick stand flat barracks that today house the Documentation Centre Nazi Forced Labour. Here, in a former forced labour camp, you can learn how forced labourers lived in Germany during the National Socialist era, read a lot about human fates and tragedies.
One of the city's most unusual museums is located in the middle of Berlin, where everything revolves around the topic of disgust. The Disgusting Food Museum Berlin wants to show visitors the world of disgust in all its different facets. And who knows, maybe you'll find out that not everything is disgusting after all…