Humboldt Forum


Interviews, films, columns and latest reports on the Forum's historcial site, construction, exhibitions and events – stories by artists, scientist and the people behind the scenes.

Visiting the depot
June 4, 2019

Against the current: Francis La Flesche and the „Umóⁿhoⁿ“ (Omaha)

An inside look at preparations for one of the first temporary exhibitions.

View of the foyer from above
May 28, 2019

Orientation through cutting-edge technology

An LED tower in the foyer, a listening chamber under the domed hall: Modern technology will guide you through the Humboldt Forum.

Guidance system
May 15, 2019

The Palace of the Republic in the Humboldt Forum

Twelve tracks and an extensive collection will in future be reminiscent of the most important prestige building in the GDR.

A quince yellow building
April 30, 2019

A quince yellow building

The scaffolding has finally been taken down from the facade. But what still needs to be done at the Palace?

In the museum depot
April 9, 2019

In the land of the Chokwe

A cooperation between the National Museums of Angola and the Ethnological Museum Berlin sets the stage for a new era of German-Angolan collaboration.

Cooperation with the countries of origin
April 1, 2019

Learning and acting globally – New challenges for our postcolonial present

The Humboldt Forum and the challenges of our postcolonial present.

The East facade of the Humboldt Forum
March 30, 2019

From inside to outside

The construction work on the Humboldt Forum is well under way. Here are some insights regarding the planning and the different stages and challenges of the exterior design.

From left to right: Apollo, Jupiter, Antinous, Meleager, Hercules, Hermes. Photo: © SHF / David von Becker
March 7, 2019

The Gods arrived at the Humboldt Forum

Der Umzug der originalen Skulpturen des Berliner Schlosses vom Bode-Museum ins Humboldt Forum ist abgeschlossn.

Sculpture hall
February 6, 2019

Apollo, Mercury & Co. are moving house

In mid-February, eight surviving colossal statues from the workshop of Andreas Schlüter will be moved to the Sculpture Hall in the Humboldt Forum.

January 15, 2019

Construction works hit the home stretch

Die Bauarbeiten am Humboldt Forum befinden sich auf der Zielgeraden! Doch noch wird fleißig gebaut, abgedeckt und gepflastert. Einen kleinen Einblick in den aktuellen Stand auf der Baustelle gibt es hier.