View up to the highest point of the dome light of the rotunda in the Pinakothek der Moderne.

Pinakothek der Moderne

Four museums under one roof

From Picasso and Warhol to Le Corbusier – the Pinakothek der Moderne (Pinakothek of Modern Art) is one of Europe’s largest venues for modern and contemporary art, architecture and design.

One ticket, four museums: The Pinkothek der Moderne is actually home to four separate museums: Sammlung Moderne Kunst (Collection of Modern Art), the Neue Sammlung (New Collection), the Architekturmuseum (the Museum of Architecture) and the Staatliche Graphische Sammlung (State Collection of Graphic Design).

Video: Pinakothek der Moderne

All in all, the complex’s 12,000 square metre space takes visitors on a comprehensive journey through art in the 20th and 21st centuries. Each of the museums has its own lighting concept to provide the perfect setting for the various exhibitions.

The Pinakothek der Moderne opened in 2002. The architect Stefan Braunfels created a large building and a 25-metre high glass dome, inviting visitors to explore new perspectives and gain surprising new insights into modern art.

Its interdisciplinary calendar also includes exhibitions and events from various fields of culture. The artworks from Pinakothek der Moderne can also be experienced digitally: The online collection lists 25,000 works of art. Visitors can view all paintings, sculptures and drawings, sorted by category and era.

Good to know: Munich Card holders are entitled to a reduced admission fee. If one owns the Munich City Pass, the entrance is free of charge. No matter which card you choose, the public transport is included.



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