Opening hours and admission prices
Opening Hours for the Museum of Film and Television
Unless stated otherwise, the regular opening hours apply on all public holidays.
Holidays and special opening hours 2020
Thursday, 24 Dec 20 – Christmas Eve: closed
Friday, 24 Dec 20 – Christmas Day I: closed
Thursday, 31 Dec 20 – New Year’s Eve: 10:00–18:00
Separate opening hours apply to the library and our archives – please follow the links.
Book your tickets here.
Admission Prices for the Museum für Film und Fernsehen
Day Ticket Adult (all exhibits) – 9 €
Day Ticket Reduced Price – 5 €
Children and Teens Younger than 18, Pupils – free admission
Day Ticket Groups (10+ persons) – 5 €
Day Ticket Individual or Groups (in combination with a guided tour) – 3 €
Audio Guide for Permanent Exhibition and Special Exhibition – 2 € (deposit required)
Day Ticket Mediathek Fernsehen – 2 €
Entrance to all exhibits is free on Thursdays from 16:00 to 20:00.
Group RegistrationLink to Registration
Group visits are not permitted until further notice.
Reduced price admission applies to:
university students, members of the Verband der Szenenbildner and the Filmarchitekten und Kostümbildner in Europa e. V., holders of the Berlin WelcomeCard, holders of the Sony Center Card
Free entry for:
members of the Förderkreis des Museum für Film und Fernsehen e. V., Pressevertreter, members of the Internationalen Museumsbund e. V. (ICOM), members of the Deutschen Museumsbund e. V., medically necessary aides for seriously disabled visitors (aide must be recorded in disability pass), children and teens younger than 18, pupils, chaperon for school classes (one chaperon per ten students), and memebers of the Verband der Berliner Stadtführer Berlin Guide e. V.
3 Euro Ticket
Holders of a disability ID as well as recipients of standard unemployment benefits or Hartz-IV (Germany's long-term unemployment benefits) can receive a daily ticket for 3 € upon presentation of their ID verifying that status. We reserve the right to modify these rules without prior notice.
Information and consultation
Refugees Welcome! Film and Television History for People with Refugee Backgrounds
The Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum für Film und Fernsehen is committed to programs for people with refugee backgrounds, and making museum offers accessible to them. In addition to movie nights, which are screened for residents at diverse Berlin housing facilities, refugee groups can also visit the museum free of charge (advance reservations required).
Is the museum ticket valid over multiple days?
Your museum ticket is good for the day upon which it is validated by our visitor care staff.
May I take photographs inside the museum?
Photography is prohibited within the exhibits. You’re welcome to take private photographs in our museum’s foyer, however.
Are lockers available?
Coin-operated lockers are available in the 2nd basement level of the museum. All lockers are emptied every 24 hours.
Does the museum have a lost and found office?
If you’ve lost something at our film museum, please contact the information desk on the ground floor. The information desk can be reached by phone at +49 30 300903 0.
Is wireless internet available at the museum?
WiFi is available throughout the entire museum. Access data can be found near the museum’s cash registers.
Is there video surveillance in the museum?
May I bring animals into the museum?
Animals are not allowed in the museum, with the exception of service animals such as seeing eye dogs.
May I bring my own food from outside into the museum?
There is a designated area for food in the entry area on the ground floor near the cash registers. Food is not permitted elsewhere in the museum.