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The Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum fur Gestaltung is currently closed. It holds the world’s largest collection of materials on the history and influence of the Bauhaus (1919-1933), the twentieth century’s most important college of architecture, design and...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Klingelhoeferstr. 14, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Charlottenburg
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I only gave it an average because the archivev is being renovated and is in just a small shop. This is temporary but not sure till when. I would imagine when finished it will be a 5 star exhibit.More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Bauhaus-Archiv, Inhaber at Bauhaus-Archiv Museum fur Gestaltung, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hello Howard-Liverpool, thank you for your review. Our museum building at Klingelhöferstr. is closed due to construction works until 2022. The temporary space is located at Knesebeckstr. 1-2 in Berlin-Charlottenburg. However, it is not a museum, it is more an unconventional space with experimental formats....More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

the great historic modern architecture of Bauhaus School worth a visit, but will be closed for a long time.More

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Bauhaus-Archiv, Inhaber at Bauhaus-Archiv Museum fur Gestaltung, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hello oliverinlisbon, thank you for your review. You are right, our museum building at Klingelhöferstr. is closed due to construction works until 2022. The temporary space is located at Knesebeckstr. 1-2 in Berlin-Charlottenburg. However, it is not a museum, it is more an unconventional space...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018

As someone else posted, it is now closed for the next 4 years. The small store is open, if you want to see and buy some small Bauhaus housewares and toys.More

2  Thank berkeley1328
Bauhaus-Archiv, Inhaber at Bauhaus-Archiv Museum fur Gestaltung, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hello berkeley1328, thank you for your review. Our museum building at Klingelhöferstr. is closed due to construction works until 2022. The temporary space is located at Knesebeckstr. 1-2 in Berlin-Charlottenburg. However, it is not a museum, it is more an unconventional space with experimental formats....More

Reviewed 4 May 2018

We bought a Berlin Museum 3 day pass (29 Euro each) and looked at all the museums that were included, definitely a favourite would be a visit to the Bauhaus Museum. However, having spend nearly 9 Euro on public transport tickets to get there from...More

3  Thank Life-Is-But-Fleeting
Bauhaus-Archiv, Inhaber at Bauhaus-Archiv Museum fur Gestaltung, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hello Life-Is-But-Fleeting, thank you for your review. Our museum building at Klingelhöferstr. is closed due to construction works until 2022. The temporary space is located at Knesebeckstr. 1-2 in Berlin-Charlottenburg. However, it is not a museum, it is more an unconventional space with experimental formats....More

Reviewed 10 April 2018

The Bauhaus Archive in Berlin has the biggest collection of Bauhaus objects and documents in the world. The building was designed by Walter Gropius himself, it was built though by his scholars and opened in 1979. The architecture of the Archive is impressive and very...More

Thank Lap N
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Although the Museum architecture by Gropius is nice the exhibition is tiny and the staff is abusive. This is a very disappointing experience and visitors generally leave the place in anger. The museum store has more bauhaus information than the exhibition! The staff is very...More

1  Thank Phil M
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is a very unusual building in the middle of the embassy district. An important institution in the history of architecture. I hope they get their exhibits back up and running. Worth a visit.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The museum closed for renovation last week, there is a new building going up, rather than turn everyone away, a fantastic lady who works there gave us a guided tour of the architecture of the building and new plans for the future. Well done, I'm...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The Bauhaus Archive has been packed up in it’s entirety for relocation to a new building in approx 4 years. The ONLY EXHIBITION viewable is one about the Schools photographic course and its students. If you want to go to see ANYTHING else regarding the...More

3  Thank Simon S
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

No Bauhaus archive materials available as they are about to move to larger premises which is a shame because the building is stunning. The cafe is too small. The shop is cool. The website should have said what was going on to avoid the effort...More

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Sandy S
17 July 2018|
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Response from Bauhaus-Archiv | Property representative |
Hello Sandy, we will be glad to welcome you at our new temporary space. Admission is free and it's open daily, except Sunday, from 10 am to 6 pm. See you there :D
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Flyer780136
21 June 2018|
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Response from Bauhaus-Archiv | Property representative |
Unfortunately, the museum and the grounds are closed due to construction work. You might be able to see a bit of the building from the distance, but it is planned to set up a fence. You can also visit our temporary space for... More
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Response from Lap N | Reviewed this property |
yes i think this will be possible...the real construction with the fence etc will start during the next months
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