New insights into the world of yesterday, today and tomorrow

The outstanding collections that have been assembled under one roof and the varied programme of exhibitions, events and educational and digital offerings inspire visitors to gain new insights into the world of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

At one glance

The opening begins in late 2020

First, the basement, the ground floor and the first floor will open. In further stages, the exhibitions on the 2nd and 3rd floors and the observation deck on the roof will follow in 2021.

How much Humboldt is in the Humboldt Forum?

Glaciers, a penguin, a sailing ship – Wilhelm and Alexander von Humboldt have lent their names to new discoveries and inventions the world over. But how much of the work of the two scholars, reformers and visionaries can one actually find in the Humboldt Forum? A great deal: for their curiosity and their ability to explore the world with open eyes and comprehend it as a web of connections between nature and culture provides the inspiration for our artistic and scientific program.

The Humboldt Brothers