KW Institute for Contemporary Art
Auguststraße 69
10117 Berlin


Opening hours 11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art

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.


Admission 11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art

7 € / reduced 5 €

Reduction is valid for students, those in community service, BBK members, unemployed, and disabled persons (at least 50 % “GdB”) upon presentation of relevant identification. 
Free admission to visitors up to and including 18 years, holders of the KW Lover* card, Friends of KW and Berlin Biennale, and berlinpass-holders


As the total number of visitors in the exhibition is limited, we kindly ask you to book tickets with a time slot in advance. 


If you have any questions regarding the 11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, please check their FAQ. In case you cannot find the answer you are looking for, please contact the team of the Berlin Biennale:
Auguststraße 69
D-10117 Berlin
T +49 (0)30 24 34 59 70
F +49 (0)30 24 34 59 99



Due to construction work, KW currently cannot provide barrier-free access to the exhibitions. In addition, the barrier-free restroom is currently not accessible. We kindly ask for your understanding. We ask for your understanding. (As of: 24 February 20)


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.


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

Guided Tours


Short tours with KW Guides
Our KW Guides again offer free guided one-on-one tours for individuals. The KW Guides are in the exhibition from Monday to Friday. The short tours are free of charge. Please follow our hygiene and safety measures.


Public guided tours on weekends
From 1 July, public guided tours will also be offered on Saturdays and Sundays in the courtyard or in the exhibitions. The short tours start at 3, 3.30 and 4 pm and last about 20 minutes.


Please register in advance via the website of Museumsdienst Berlin for one of the following dates in July:


4 July 20: 3/3.30/4.00 pm
In English


5 July 20: 13/3.30/4.00 pm
In German


11 July 20: 3/3.30/4.00 pm
In English


12 July 20: 3/3.30/4.00 pm
In German


18 July 20: 3/3.30/4.00 pm
In English


19 July 20: 3/3.30/4.00 pm
In German


The maximum number of persons per time slot is 6 people.


Bookable guided tours
We do not offer bookable group tours until further notice. Visitors are welcome to use the formats mentioned above.


Information and booking
Museumsdienst Berlin
Phone: +49 (0)30 247 49 888 (Mon-Fri: 9 am–3 pm, Sat-Sun: 9 am–1 pm)





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


Opening hours

Mon–Wed 9 am–7 pm
Thurs 9 am–9 pm
Fri 9 am–7 pm
Sat–Sun 11 am–8 pm


Coffee specialities, changing lunch specials, cakes and pastries

Supersupply Berlin GmbH
Janusch Munkwitz
Tel. +49 1774662153