Museum Barberini Potsdam im Oktober 2018

Potsdam Museum: The best museums in Potsdam

Combine your visit to Potsdam with a visit to a museum? The state capital of Potsdam boasts a variety of museums, including some traditional museum houses as well as new museums. We would like to introduce you to the most important ones and provide tips for your visit.

Potsdam Museum: The Key Museums in Potsdam

  • Museum Barberini
  • Filmmuseum Potsdam
  • Kunsthaus Minsk
  • Natural History Museum Potsdam
  • Potsdam Museum – Forum for Art and History
  • House of Brandenburg-Prussian History (HBPG)

Museum Barberini Potsdam

The newly constructed Museum Barberini, opened in 2017 by art collector Hasso Plattner, is located in a reconstructed building of the Palais Barberini, which was destroyed during World War II, at the Alten Markt in Potsdam. The museum showcases art from the Old Masters to contemporary art, with a focus on Impressionism.
Museum Barberini
Humboldtstraße 5/6
14467 Potsdam
Germany

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Potsdam Museum – Forum for Art and History

The Potsdam Museum at the Alten Markt is a city museum that deals with the 1000-year history of Potsdam. It is located in the former Old Town Hall and today houses over 250,000 objects related to Potsdam’s city history. In addition to the permanent exhibition “Potsdam: A City Makes History,” there are regularly changing, scientifically based, and excitingly staged special exhibitions at the Potsdam Museum.
Potsdam Museum – Forum for Art and History
Am Alten Markt 9
14467 Potsdam
Germany

Minsk Kunsthaus

Located in the former terrace restaurant “Minsk” on Brauhausberg, the Minsk Kunsthaus is a museum of contemporary art. The opening is scheduled for September 24th and 25th, 2022. Built in the 1970s in the modernist style of the GDR, Minsk was used as a café until 2000. From September onwards, it will exhibit, among other things, artworks from the former GDR, which are part of the Hasso Plattner Collection.
Minsk Kunsthaus
Max-Planck-Straße 17
14473 Potsdam

Natural History Museum Potsdam

The Potsdam Natural History Museum is located on Breite Straße in a former estate house of the Zauche region. Visitors can admire the wildlife of Brandenburg, an aquarium with Brandenburg’s fish, as well as exhibitions on topics such as animals in the garden, animal life in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, and In the footsteps of humans. Additionally, there are regularly changing special exhibitions for variety.
Natural History Museum Potsdam
Breite Straße 13
14467 Potsdam
Germany

Filmmuseum Potsdam

Located in the former royal stables of the Prussian kings – the Marstall of the Potsdam City Palace – is Germany’s oldest film museum. It is only a few meters away from the Alten Markt.
The Filmmuseum focuses primarily on the over 100-year history of the largest European media center in Babelsberg. In addition to the permanent exhibition “Dream Factory: 100 Years of Film in Babelsberg,” changing exhibitions always invite visitors. The museum also has a cinema.

Filmmuseum Potsdam
Institute of Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
Breite Straße 1A
14467 Potsdam
Germany

House of Brandenburg-Prussian History (HBPG)

The House of Brandenburg-Prussian History (HBPG) is located in the listed former royal coach horse stable at Neuer Markt in the center of Potsdam.
Today, the HBPG is an exhibition house, event forum, and education center. They describe themselves as a living forum for engaging with the history of Brandenburg-Prussia. They present exhibitions and offer a diverse educational program as well as numerous events.

House of Brandenburg-Prussian History (HBPG)
Am Neuen Markt 9
14467 Potsdam
Germany

MUSEUM Combination Ticket – 1 Ticket for 4 Museums

Want to visit multiple museums in Potsdam? Then we recommend the MUSEUM Combination Ticket.
The MUSEUM Combination Ticket entitles you to visit the Filmmuseum Potsdam, the House of Brandenburg-Prussian History (HBPG), the Natural History Museum Potsdam, and the Potsdam Museum – Forum for Art and History.

With the combination ticket, you can visit each of the four museums once within a year. The combination ticket is valid for one adult and two children at the low price of 12 euros and is available at each of the participating museums.

Potsdam & Berlin WelcomeCard: Museums Island & Public Transport

For those who can’t get enough, we recommend the Potsdam & Berlin WelcomeCard – Museums Island Berlin.
With the Berlin WelcomeCard Museums Island, you get 72 hours of discounts and public transport. This offer is aimed at all museum enthusiasts who want to visit the Berlin Museums Island and its associated facilities during their visit to Berlin. Enjoy free admission to all museums & collections on the Berlin Museums Island with the pass.

The Berlin Museums Island is located in the city center on an island on the River Spree and consists of a complex of 5 internationally recognized museums