The Kulturforum in Berlin is a multifaceted place. Here you find exhibitions and museums, concert halls and libraries. It's an enormous platform for culture, science and culture of all genres. The building itself is an example of innovative modernist architecture. It was built starting from the late 1950ies and represents the cultural rebirth of West Berlin after the Second World War.
- the Picture Gallery (Gemäldegalerie) that displays art from the 13th till the 18th century; here you find the left wing of Fouquet's "Melun Diptych" with the famous Madonna, works from Giotto and Titian, from Rembrandt and Brügel, Dürer and many other important artists
- the Museum of Decorative Arts (Kunstgewerbemuseum) for European craftwork, that houses many treasures from different Epochs
- the Musical Instrument Museum
- the Print room (Kupferstichkabinett)
- the Berlin State Library, the largest scientific universal library in Germany and consequently one of the most important library institutions of the country and in Europe
- the Berlin Philharmonic
- the Chamber Music Hall
- moreover the Ibero-American Institute and Center of Science
The Kulturforum also houses the New National Gallery (Neue Nationalgalerie), a museum of modern art opened in 1968, which is currently closed for renovation works.
This skip-the-line ticket gives you access to all the museums and exhibitions that belong to the Kulturforum.