Tickets to the Pergamon museum

About Pergamon museum

The opening hours of the Pergamon Museum are:

Tuesday – Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Friday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

The museum is closed on Mondays and Christmas Eve.

The best time to visit the Pergamon Museum and avoid crowds is early in the morning on weekdays or extended hours later in the evening on Thursdays. Set aside at least two hours to enjoy the museum's exhibits fully.

  • Explore the world's ancient history

Located on Museum Island in the heart of Berlin, the Pergamon Museum is a must-see not only for museum lovers. Celebrate the world's history and diverse cultures through the museum's permanent collections of Classical Antiquities, Ancient Near East, and Islamic Art. This is over 270,000 artifacts that range from sculptures and jewelry to architectural remains.

  • Feel like an archaeologist

One of the world's most renowned archaeological institutions, the Pergamon Museum is home to the famous Ishtar Gate that one can marvel at for hours. Find out how it was excavated and transported to Germany — this story is just as good as a great adventure film. Discover the fascinating facts about one of the wealthiest ancient cities by admiring the 17-meter-high Market Gate of Miletus.

  • General admission

The Pergamon museum ticket price is €12 per person for adults and €6 for schoolchildren, students, national or community service members, unemployed persons, and severely disabled persons.

  • Free admission

The Pergamon Museum offers free entry to the following visitors:

  1. Children and young people up to the age of 18
  2. University and college students in scheduled lecture time
  3. ICOM and the German Museums Association members with ID
  4. Members of funding associations of one of the National Museums in Berlin
  5. Persons in receipt of transfer benefits
  6. Holders of press ID and accreditation cards
  7. Persons accompanying a severely disabled person
  8. Annual pass CLASSIC PLUS holders

Explore Berlin's most significant archaeological museum with the interactive in-app audio tour Pergamon Museum: The Heritage of Humanity. Suitable for visitors of any age, the self-guided tour will lead you through the halls of the Pergamon Museum, highlighting the renowned exhibits. No need to worry about the admission — skip-the-line tickets are already included.

FAQ about Pergamon museum

The Pergamon Museum encourages visitors to purchase online tickets in advance to avoid crowding, so it is better to secure your spot and book the tickets. You can save time by buying the tickets on our website while booking the self-guided audio tour.

You can book online timed-entry tickets to the Pergamon Museum up to four weeks in advance. We recommend booking on our website, where you can get the self-guided audio tour to make the most of your visit.