KW Institute for Contemporary Art
Auguststraße 69
10117 Berlin


Tel. +49 30 243459-0


Due to dismantling work KW Institute for Contemporary Art is currently closed. We are looking forward to welcoming you again to the opening performance of Pause: Jimmy Robert (After Ian White) on January 19, 8 pm. 


Opening hours and Admission 

Opening hours: Wed–Mon 11 am–7 pm, Thu 11 am–9 pm

Closed on 24 and 31 December 18

Admission: 8 € / 6 € reduced 

Admission Pause: 5 € / 3 € reduced

berlinpass–holder: 4 €

Free admission on Thursday evenings between 6–9 pm

Free admission to people up to the age of 18


Group Ticket

Groups of 10 or more

Each person 6 €


Combined Day Ticket

10 € / 8 € reduced

KW Institute for Contemporary Art / me Collectors Room Berlin


Reduction is valid for students, retirees, those in community service, welfare recipients, unemployed, and disabled persons (at least 50% “GdB”) upon presentation of relevant identification.



Parts of the exhibition rooms are accessible through elevators suitable for wheelchairs. The courtyard of KW is made of cobbled paving. Please contact our staff for further information on your visit at +49 30 243459-41.




Public Transport
S Hackescher Markt
S Oranienburger Straße
U8 Rosenthaler Platz
U8 Weinmeisterstraße
U6 Oranienburger Tor


Parking space

Due to very limited parking spaces, the journey is recommended by public transport. You can find further information about barrier-free travels in Berlin under as well as under

Annual Ticket—KW Lover*


The annual ticket KW Lover* grants you for the full length of a year free admission to all exhibitions at KW Institute for Contemporary Art during the regular opening hours, as well as the exclusive access to Pogo Bar.


As holder of the annual ticket you will be regularly informed about the program and all events of KW. You can furthermore purchase tickets for all events to a reduced price. 


*The name KW Lover* refers to the project Markierung by artist Nedko Solakov that was realized within the framework of Relaunch at KW in 2013 (curated by Ellen Blumenstein).


35 €, reduced 25 €


Café Bravo


Opening hours
Mon–Fri 9 am–8 pm
Thu, Sat 9 am–2 am
Sun 10 am–8 pm


Choice of services
Weekly menu


Due to dismantling work Café Bravo is currently closed.



Please find a selection of publications of KW Institute for Contemporary Art in our webshop and in our bookstore at KW.

Croissant: A timely selection by
After 8 Books


After 8 Books is an independent bookstore and publisher based in Paris. The bookstore, on-site and online, welcomes the printed endeavours of contemporary artists, thinkers, writers, musicians, poets and art workers. A selection of 50-some titles will be presented, updated, shifted and cherished at KW from the opening of the first exhibition season throughout the year 2018.