Mon - Sun  10 am — 7 pm
Mon - Sun  10 am — 7 pm
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The immersive adventure in Berlin.
Open daily: 10am – 7pm

Follow the fox Kitsune through the fascinating world of legends from Japan! You will discover interactive magnificent armour, superb swords, mysterious masks, inspiring drum performances presented in an original Noh theatre and the traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Discover the life and heritage of this exciting era right in the centre of Berlin. The Peter Janssen Collection displays over 900 original historical objects. Innovative media technology creates an immersive experience for the whole family!


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.



– Buying online is always cheaper.
– Early bookers plan and save.
– Independents choose the Flexticket.

Guided tours can be booked as an additional option.
Family tickets, catalogs and much more can be found in the online store.
We look forward to your visit!



Auguststraße 68/ Mitte
10117 Berlin


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



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.


What our visitors say:

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12. 06. – 09. 09.

Samurai Museum Berlin

Wonderful exhibit. Highly educational, with brilliant interactive displays, fun quizzes for kids and adults, and the cutest digital fox as a guide!

Awesome experience, and definitely not only for samurai era geeks.

The new museum sets standards with its digital installations

It’s a museum to be amazed by

Amazing experience, perfect balance of technological and real-life exhibits.

What is being presented here is museum education at its best.

Great museum for kids!

State-of-the-art laser technology, holographic projections and 3D models turn a walk through the museum into a multimedia multimedia journey of discovery.

A amazing collection and a fantastic museum. Higly recommended.

Interactive installations, videos and touchscreens will answer young and old visitors’ questions about this about this strange, fascinating world.

A true treasure chest

One of the best interactive exhibits I´ve ever seen.

In Berlin-Mitte, you can now immerse yourself in this special world and learn just how broadly samurai culture is and how central it is to Japanese history.

This is a must!

You don’t have to be a samurai fan to love this museum.

Grandiloquent museum! The service and overall journey of this museum is 100% worth it.

Great exposition, great (mysterious) atmosphere, and they get extra points from me for the interactive stuff, like lightnig, sound, performances, touch screens, animations, etc.

The collection has no equal in Europe.

One of the best interactive exhibits I’ve ever seen.

Come for the collection, stay for the superlatively designed interactive elements and exquisite displays.

I had the pleasure of visiting the Samurai Museum in Berlin, and it exceeded all my expectations!

Probably the best museum in Berlin.

The museum is probably the best I have visited in my life.

This place is fantastic!

Easily one of the best museums I have ever seen. Incredibly rich collection displayed in the best way. Highly recommended!

Probably the best museum in Berlin.

This is one of the coolest museums in Berlin and one of the best samurai museums in the world, seriously contender for top 5.