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Neue Nationalgalerie

The Neue Nationalgalerie (New National Gallery) is one of the museums in Berlin's prestigious Kulturforum complex. Desgined by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, it was opened in 1968 and displays mainly classical modern art with an emphasis on the early 20th century. It holds regular special exhibitions of famous works from other museums around the world.


The Neue Nationalgalerie the only work by Mies van der Rohe in post-war Berlin. The quadratic, minimalistic architecture is based on a 1957 design of his for the administrative headquarters of rum producer Bacardi in pre-revolutionary Santigo de Cuba. Completed in in 1968, the Neue Nationalgalerie was the first structure in Kulturforum complex and stands close to Hans Scharoun's Philharmonie and Staatsbibliothek.


Located not far from Potsdamer Platz, the Neue Nationalgalerie is easily accessible by public transport.

Neue Nationalgalerie

Potsdamer Straße 50
10785 Berlin
Tel.: (030) 266-2651
Fax: (030) 262-4715
Opening hours: 9am - 7pm

Nearby places : Austrian Embassy (0.2 km), Hugendubel (Potsdamer Platz) (0.4 km), Indian Embassy (0.5 km), South African Embassy (0.5 km), Estonian Embassy (0.6 km), Italian Embassy (0.6 km), Ampelmann Shop Potsdamer Platz (0.6 km), Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Park (Station) (0.6 km), Potsdamer Platz (0.6 km)