the temporary bauhaus-archiv © Catrin Schmitt

the temporary bauhaus-archiv © Catrin Schmitt

Visitor information

// The temporary bauhaus-archiv is open again! Please note the new hygiene measures at the entrance. //

the temporary bauhaus-archiv / museum für gestaltung Knesebeckstraße 1-2 10623 Berlin-Charlottenburg U Ernst-Reuter-Platz

Mon–Sat, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sundays and public holidays: closed Free admission

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Long Night of Museums 2018 at the temporary  / © Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin, photo: Catrin Schmitt

Long Night of Museums 2018 at the temporary © Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin, Foto: Catrin Schmitt

the temporary bauhaus-archiv

// The temporary bauhaus-archiv is open again! Please note the new hygiene measures at the entrance. //

While our museum is being modernised and extended, we welcome visitors at the temporary bauhaus-archiv. Our events programme at the temporary is centred around the Bauhaus legacy as well as current issues of design, ...

Let's talk shop with ...

The Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung is currently being renovated and expanded. In the temporary bauhaus-archiv, our project space in Berlin-Charlottenburg, we continue to welcome visitors - the museum, archive and library are closed. But what are our archivists, curators and restorers actually doing during this time?

In our new series ...

profile

The Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung studies and presents the history and influence of the Bauhaus, the twentieth century’s most important college of architecture, design and art. Over the course of the decades the Bauhaus-Archiv has built up the world’s largest collection of materials on the subject. To be able to present ...

Fred Forbat, design of a single family home for the Bauhaus estate, 1922, Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin

Fred Forbat, design of a single family home for the Bauhaus estate, 1922, Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin

collection areas

The focus of the Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung collection is on the famous Bauhaus ‘classics’ and works from its artistic and teaching activities. In addition, the successor institutions such as the New Bauhaus in Chicago and the Ulmer Hochschule für Gestaltung (College of Design in Ulm) are also represented ...

gifts

Gifts form the basis of our collection. Thanks to the commitment of the avant-garde school’s former students and teachers, the Bauhaus-Archiv has been able to grow into the world’s largest Bauhaus collection: founded in 1960 by Hans Maria Wingler with the support of Walter Gropius, its initial goal was to ...

library and archive

The Library and Archive at the Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin are important international research facilities that are visited by hundreds of scholars every year. The reference library holds more than 32,000 volumes on the specialist subjects of 1920s architecture, art and design. In addition, the Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin holds an extensive collection of ...

Publications

Since the Bauhaus-Archiv’s founding, this institution has regularly released publications on the Bauhaus and its own activities.

Visit us at the temporary bauhaus-archiv!

Our museum and archive at Klingelhöferstrasse are closed due to construction work.