Plan your visit
Information about opening hours, admission prices and everything you need to know for your visit
Opening hours for the library
Opening hours for the archives
Separate opening hours apply for our archives.
Opening hours for the Museum für Film und Fernsehen
On the occasion of the Berlinale, the exhibition will be open on 21 February 2023 from 13:00 until 18:00. Admission is free!
Unless stated otherwise, the regular opening hours apply on all public holidays.
запрошуємо біженців та їх супроводжуючих завітати до музею безкоштовно.
Admission to the Museum is free for refugees and their accompanying persons.
Ticket shopBook your tickets online!
If you visit us in a group of 10 people or more, please register under the link below.
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
Concession ticket – 5 €
Day ticket groups (10+ persons) – 5 €
Day ticket in combination with a guided tour – 3 €
Audio guide for permanent exhibition and special exhibition – 2 € (deposit required)
Day ticket Mediathek Fernsehen – 2 €
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
We provide information on the current status of accessibility here:
Accessibility and inclusion
The Deutsche Kinemathek is open to all people. You can book accessible and inclusive programs individually or attend public appointments.
Information and consultation
The Deutsche Kinemathek is committed to programs for people with refugee backgrounds, and making museum offers accessible to them. Admission to the Museum is free for refugees and their accompanying persons.
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’ 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.
Need a quick coffee break, or looking to wrap up your day at the museum with a delicious meal or drink? Our Ki-Nova museum restaurant offers healthy urban cooking with a focus on regional ingredients.
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
Concession ticket (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.
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.