We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kunstgewerbemuseum

#185 of 1 039 things to do in Berlin
Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
Save
Share
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
150
All photos (150)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
About
The Kunstgewerbemuseum (Museum of Decorative Arts) is the oldest of its kind in Germany. It houses world-famous examples of European arts and crafts, including magnificent reliquaries made of gold and precious gemstones, exquisite vases of glass and...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
Matthaikirchplatz - Kulturforum | Tiergartenstrasse 6, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Charlottenburg
Website
+49 30 266424242
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Berlin
from US$70,10
More Info
from US$14,30
More Info
from US$53,50
More Info
from US$14,30
More Info
Reviews (72)
Filter reviews
38 results
Traveller rating
20
9
7
0
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
20
9
7
0
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsdecorative artsstunning collectionmiddle ageson displaypotsdamer platzporcelainreliquariesinlaidkulturforumcenturiescraftsmanshipgalleriesmedievalobjectscenturydevotedcostumes
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 38 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a marvellous museum with beautiful and important fashion, furniture and design items from the Renaissance to today. Great fun and how could I have forgotten the Memphis designers? There are no crowds so it is an oasis in Berlin. Eight Euro entry just...More

Thank Explorer807740
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Although I’d been to the Kunstgewerbem Museum on our 2015 visit to Berlin, I wanted to return in order to spend more time with this dizzying collection of objects, which go way beyond what we think of as “handicrafts.” Many of the pieces are exquisite...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I didn't have much time today, but I could have spent hours here. This museum was really well organized, and they have an excellent collection that is presented well. Highlights for me were the clothing...there were some very famous designers like Poiret, Cardin, Fortuny, etc....More

1  Thank K A
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is one of the best hidden gems in Berlin. If you love applied Arts this is the museum to go to. It had a fabulous collection of gold/silver objects, furniture, costumes, fashion and best part was there are more museums near by to add...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This museum has one of the best collections of applied arts that I have seen. Gold, ivory and wood from all ages are on display. We spent most of our time on the collection from the middle ages and had to miss out on the...More

Thank 643retiredguy
Reviewed 1 September 2017

From the medieval Welfenschatz (Guelph treasure) to twentieth-century ceramics and glass, this is a splendid collection of treasures from many centuries. Though clearly not as popular as the Gemaeldegalerie to which it is connected by an underground passage, the Museum of Applied Art will prove...More

Thank operalover939
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This museum looks at items such as glass, metal, porcelain, fashion, etc. It covers the period from the Middle Ages to now. The best parts are the Art Nouveau section on the top floor, just outside the main galleries. Then the works in the Medieval...More

Thank Gerard_S77
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Museum of Applied Art is one of the museums inside Kuturforum complex, it is in a separate wing from the more famous (and very popular) Gemäldegalerie. All museums in Kuturforum complex are a part of the 20+ museums that belong to "State Museums of Berlin"...More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This museum is part of the Kulturforum, a short walk from Potsdamer Platz and next to the Gemäldegalerie. The rather ugly 1960s-style building houses an interesting exhibition of decorative arts - religious artefacts, furniture, porcelain and fashion. The collection is large but there was nothing...More

Thank Dohfar
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We visited this excellent museum whose exterior does nothing to prepare you for the treasures contained within. Masterpieces of Medieval design right up to the Art Deco period are on display with porcelain, furniture silver and gold artifacts showcasing the stunning skills of the makers...More

Thank bdon257
View more reviews
Nearby
Charlottenburg
Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through
the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which
lends its name to this well-heeled neighbourhood.
Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city:
upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades
and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone
streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through
little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 639 hotels in Berlin
Maritim Hotel Berlin
1 428 reviews
.33 km away
Grand Hyatt Berlin
3 417 reviews
.38 km away
The Mandala Hotel
2 717 reviews
.45 km away
The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin
2 993 reviews
.58 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 9 465 restaurants in Berlin
FACIL
755 reviews
.47 km away
Golvet
87 reviews
.50 km away
Vox
442 reviews
.43 km away
Tony Roma's
818 reviews
.45 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 765 attractions in Berlin
Berlin Philharmonic
2 958 reviews
.15 km away
Gemaldegalerie
1 834 reviews
.15 km away
The German Resistance Memorial Centre
303 reviews
.33 km away
Potsdamer Platz
4 476 reviews
.43 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kunstgewerbemuseum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines