Bauhaus-Archiv

Houses, furniture or items of daily life - design as we know it today was mainly defined by the most influential school of design - the Bauhaus!
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Foto: Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin | Foto: Hartwig Klappert

© Foto: Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin | Foto: Hartwig Klappert

Foto: Sonderausstellung ON TYPE | Gutenberg Museum, Mainz 2012, Foto: Lena Giovanazzi

© Foto: Sonderausstellung ON TYPE | Gutenberg Museum, Mainz 2012, Foto: Lena Giovanazzi

Foto: Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin |  Fotostudio Bartsch/ © Mr Thomas Breuer, USA

© Foto: Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin | Fotostudio Bartsch/ © Mr Thomas Breuer, USA

The worldwide biggest collection on the history of the Bauhaus is home to the Bauhaus-Archive – Museum für Gestaltung in berlib. The shown exhibits give an insight into the history of this world-famous design school.

Numerious documents and photos make life and work of the famous Bauhaus teachers and their students come alive. The names that have left the largest impression on the school like Walter Gropius, Lyonel Feiniger, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy or Vassily Kandinsky, to name but a few, are extensively documented in the archive. Various temporary exhibitions are dedicated to contemporaneous subjects from architecture, design and composition.

Since the intersting in Bauhaus and also the number of visitors to the archive are growing incessantly, the Bauhaus-Archive will relocation into a new building for the Bauhaus centenary in 2019.

Top10 Team Insiders’ tip: You can enjoy a nice brunch on selected Sundays in the Bauhaus Café.



Address

Klingelhöferstraße, 14, 10785, Berlin, Germany

Quarter

Tiergarten

Info

Business Hours

Wednesday to Monday

10:00 am - 05:00 pm

Tueday

closed

Important information

Ticket Prices

Wednesday to Friday 6,00 euro, discount ticket 3,00 Euro; Saturday to Monday: 7,00 euro, discount ticket 4,00 euro

Barrier Free

Suited for wheelchair access, wheelchairs can be borrowed.

Audio Guides

German, English, Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese (against deposit of ID-card or 20,00 euro); Texts on the permanent exhibition in English, French, Spanish and Italian.

Parking

Difficult, however the museum can easily be reached from the bus stop Lützowplatz.

Events

Dates of current events at the Bauhaus-Archiv like the Brunch, special presentations to particular exhibitions, family eventy or free tours on Sunday can be found on the internet site of the Bauhaus Archiv.

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