Kulturforum - Culture Forum

The Culture Forum is one of the central museum locations of Berlin, begun in the 1960s in an area of West Berlin close to the Berlin Wall. The choice of location was to emphasize the claim for the reunification of the divided city. To the east of the Culture Forum lies the Commercial Development at Potsdamer Platz.

In the Culture Forum you will find:

  • Musikinstrumentenmuseum - Museum of Musical Instruments
  • Kunstgewerbemuseum - Museum of Applied Arts and Design, also displaying historic fashion
  • Kunstbibliothek - Arts Library
  • Kupferstichkabinett -  Collection of Prints
  • Neue Nationalgalerie - New National Gallery
    The New National Gallery has a permanent collection of 20th century art, and is used for special exhibitions of modern art.
  • Staatsbibliothek Preußischer Kulturbesitz - Haus 2
    State Library Prussian Cultural Heritage - House 2
    (House 1: Old State Library Unter den Linden)
  • Iberoamerikanisches Institut - Ibero-American Institute