Berlin’s Middle

Eight hundred years of history and culture


Permanent exhibition at the Museum Nikolaikirche on the history of the medieval building and the city.

Museum Nikolaikirche
10178 Berlin

5,00 € / 3,00 € (reduced)
Free admission under 18 years

Opening Hours
daily | 10 am – 6 pm

Special Opening Hours
Mon | 20.03. | 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m (due to an internal event)

The Museum Nikolaikirche provides insight into the building’s former functions with a vivid display of historical furnishings. Different exhibition stations cover a variety of topics:

Treasures from 800 years of city history
© Stadtmuseum Berlin | Photo: Michael Setzpfandt
Searching for clues: Berlin’s early history

From fieldstone to brick: the Nikolaikirche’s architectural history

Walking tours: the Nikolaiviertel of past and present

World famous: hymns from the Nikolaikirche

Liturgy in transition: sacred works of art and liturgical items

Funeral culture in the church: Berlin’s Pantheon

Lost and found: the coin treasure from the tower sphere

An audio guide in six languages and interactive media stations in four languages provide insight into the historic building and convey in-depth exhibition content. The exhibition also includes participatory and accessible features, such as a multi-sensory audio-commentated tour of tactile models.

Info & Service

Opening Hours

daily | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.


10178 Berlin


+49 30 24 002-162
Mo – Fri | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
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The Church is accessible without steps. The choir area, organ loft, coin cabinet, sacristy and toilets are accessible only by steps. An audio guide in seven languages and a family guide are available at the ticket office. It is also possible to use a DGS video guide. The exhibition includes two tactile models of the church’s architecture. Explanations of the architecture are available in Braille and profile writing and in an audio description track.



5,00 € / 3,00 € (reduced)