Berlin museums

This item appears on page 75 of the May 2010 issue.

More than 60 of Berlin’s museums and galleries stay open from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on the Long Night of the Museums, which takes place on the last Saturday each January and August.

One ticket gives unlimited access to all venues and use of a special shuttle. €15 (near $20) adult, €10 senior, child under 12 free. Tickets at Berlin Infostores, S-Bahn/BVG ticket machines and in front of city hall (by the shuttles) or at

A 38-page PDF program listing events, performances and where to catch the shuttle can be downloaded from (German only) or Call Museums­Information (+49 0 30 247 49 888).