KW Institute for Contemporary Art
Auguststraße 69
10117 Berlin


Opening hours 

Wed–Mon 11 am–7 pm
Thurs 11 am–9 pm
Tuesday closed


During your stay at KW, please observe the applicable hygiene measures and precautions. We look forward to your visit.


Please note: KW Institute for Contemporary Art will be closed to visitors from 2–30 November 2020, due to circumstances revolving around the COVID-19 virus. We are thus following the decision of the Senate Department for Culture and Europe, Berlin, of 29 October 2020.



8€ / reduced 6 €

Reduction is valid for students, those in community service, BBK members, unemployed, and disabled persons (at least 50 % “GdB”) upon presentation of relevant identification. For berlinpass-holders the reduced admission fee is 4 €.


Free admission to visitors up to and including 18 years, holders of the KW Lover* card, Friends of KW and Berlin Biennale, and Thursdays form 6–9 pm.



The courtyard of KW is paved with cobblestones.
Please ring the designated door bell at the main entrance gate (underneath the door bell panel), our staff members will assist you while entering the building as well as Café Bravo.

A barrier-free toilet is currently being planned and is expected to be completed in December 2020. 


For further information, please contact our staff at +49 30 243459-69.

Guided Tours


In addition to conversations with our KW Guides, you are welcome to join public guided tours through the exhibitions throughout the weekends. The number of participants is limited. More information and dates can be found here.




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 events. 


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


Coffee specialities, changing lunch specials, cakes and pastries


Opening hours

Café Bravo will be closed from 2 November 2020 until further notice.

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