Plan your visit
Information about opening hours, admission prices and everything you need to know for your visit
Opening hours for the Museum für Film und Fernsehen
Mon, Wed–Sun: 10:00–18:00
From 1 to 8 October 2023, there is free admission to the Kinemathek
On 3 October 2023 (German Unity Day) the museum will be open from 10:00 until 18:00. Unless stated otherwise, the regular opening hours apply on all public holidays.
Everyone is welcome!
Refugees and accompanying persons can enter the Museum of Film and Television free of charge.
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
With KulturPass – free admission
Concession ticket – 5 €
Day ticket groups (10+ persons) – 5 €
Day ticket in combination with a guided tour – 3 €
Day ticket Mediathek Fernsehen – 2 €
Audio guide for permanent exhibition and special exhibition – 2 € (deposit required)
Information about all other free tickets can be found in the FAQs below.
Entrance to all exhibits is free on the first Sunday of every month.
You can find us inside the Sony Center at Potsdamer Platz
Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum für Film und Fernsehen
Potsdamer Straße 2
+49 30 300903-0
Getting to the museum
U2 Potsdamer Platz
S1, S2, S25 Potsdamer Platz
M41 Potsdamer Platz
M48, M85, 200 and 300 Varian-Fry-Straße
Underground car park at the Sony Center (entrances: either Ben-Gurionstraße or Bellevuestraße)
Underground car park at Potsdamer Platz Arcades (entrance: Reichpietschufer)
Multi-storey car park at Schöneberger Ufer
Multi-storey car park at the Philharmonic Hall
Deutsche Kinemathek Museum für Film und Fernsehen
Potsdamer Straße 2 D-10785 Berlin
Imhoffweg 6 D-12307 Berlin
Accessibility and inclusion, shop and restaurant
Accessibility and inclusion
The Deutsche Kinemathek is open to all people. You can book accessible and inclusive programs individually or attend public appointments.
Mon–Wed, Fri/Sat: 10:00–20:00
Sundays and holidays: 10:00–18:00
+49 30 2025 2512
The Dussmann museum shop offers everything a film lover could wish for: the Kinemathek’s own publications, film books, DVDs, soundtracks, merchandising products and much more! Items that are out of stock can be ordered over night and pick-up is possible even on Sundays and public holidays.
Reduced admission prices apply to:
university students, members of the Verband der Berufsgruppen Szenenbild und Kostümbild 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., visitors with Museumspass Berlin
We participate in the KulturPass – an offer for young people who celebrate their 18th birthday in 2023. To take advantage of the offer, the KulturPass app is required. More information at kulturpass.de/jugendliche
Concession ticket (3 euro ticket)
Holders of a disability ID as well as recipients of standard unemployment benefits or Bürgergeld (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.
Is the museum ticket valid for 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 there 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.