The Museum of Islamic Art is located in the Pergamon Museum on Museum Island. The permanent exhibition includes numerous ... More
Museum für Islamische Kunst
The Museum of Islamic Art is located in the Pergamon Museum on Museum Island. The permanent exhibition includes numerous works of art from Islamic regions of the world from the 8th-19th centuries, including ceramics, drawings, Persian and Indian miniatures, carpets and carvings. These diverse objets d'art are definitely worth seeing, however pride of place undoubtedly belongs to the grandiose facade of an 8th century Jordanian desert palace. Entry is free on the first Sunday of every month.
Just like the next door Literaturhaus, Kathe Kollwitz Museum is located in a picturesque 19th century villa. But the works
of the radical German artist (1867 1945), which deal with subjects such as misery, war and death, stand in ...
The Pergamonmuseum houses a vast collection of artifacts from the ancient world, the crowning glory being the altar from the
Zeus Temple in Pergamon (180 160 BCE), one of the world's most significant archaeological finds. The museum is also ...
The Museum Kunst Palast contains a wide variety of artwork from the Middle Ages to the present day. Besides its
outstanding permanent collection of European paintings and sculptures, the museum is also famous for its Hentrich Glass Museum, which ...