Mon - Sun  11 am — 7 pm
Mon - Sun  11 am — 7 pm
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The one
and only
Samurai
Museum
in Europe

Open daily 11am – 7pm

Follow the fox, Kitsune through the fascinating world of legendary Japanese knights! Discover the life and heritage of this exciting era right in the centre of Berlin. The Peter Janssen Collection is an innovative world displaying 1.000 authentic historical artefacts together with state-of-the-art media technology. You will discover magnificent armour, superb swords, mysterious masks, and inspiring performances presented in an original Noh theatre and traditional Japanese teahouse – an exciting adventure for the entire family!

HIGHTECH MEETS LEGENDS

Enjoy an exclusive performance at the Noh Theatre every 30 minutes, play the Yokai game at the cinema, witness a traditional tea ceremony, discover the magical fans, or test your knowledge answering the more than 500 questions at 61 quiz stations throughout the museum. In a playful and interactive way, projections and touchscreens will accompany you through the exhibition. From digital interaction with Indian ink, rotating showcases, and 6 gigapixel images, every single step leads to a new discovery.
BEST PRICE TICKETS

BEST PRICE TICKETS

Be flexible or book a specific time slot.
With an online ticket, you always save money. You can access the exhibition simply using your QR code.
There are regular guided tours that may be booked as an additional option. They provide you with a genuine insight into the history and the collection as well as the opportunity to ask questions.
Family tickets, the online shop, and much more are to be found on our ticket site.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

PLAN YOUR VISIT

SAMURAI MUSEUM
Auguststraße 68/ Mitte
10117 Berlin

ROUTE

We are located in the vibrant gallery district of Mitte, close to Museum Island, Alexanderplatz, and Tacheles.
Further information about your visit to the museum:

SAMURAI NEWS

SAMURAI NEWS

Special events, concerts, lectures, tea ceremonies, and much more. Every three weeks, our newsletter informs you about exciting events at the museum. You will have the exclusive chance to secure the “best seats” and reserve the dates in your personal organizer.

Reviews

What people around the world say:

Special exhibition

Lothar Quinte

13.10.23 – 11.02.24

„Das neue Museum setzt mit seinen digitalen Installationen Maßstäbe“

„Es ist ein Museum zum Staunen“

„In Europa sucht die Sammlung ihresgleichen“

„Was hier vorgeführt wird, ist Museumspädagogik in derzeit möglicher Vollendung“

„Interaktive Installationen, Videos, Touchscreens holen kleine und große Besucher und ihre Fragen zu
dieser fremden, faszinierenden Welt ab.“

„Eine wahre Schatzkiste“

„Modernste Lasertechnologie, holografische Projektionen und 3D-Modelle machen den Gang durchs Museum zur
multimedialen Entdeckungsreise.“

„In Berlin-Mitte kann man jetzt tief in diese spezielle Welt abtauchen und dabei lernen, wie breit
gefächert die Samurai-Kultur ist und wie zentral sie mit der japanischen Geschichte verbunden ist.“

„Man muss kein Samurai-Fan sein, um dieses Museum zu lieben“

„Eine wahre Perle unter den Berliner Museen“

„Viel Liebe zum Detail und absolut innovatives digitales Erlebnis“