Collection: New Museum Berlin

The New Museum in Berlin's Mitte district is part of the Museum Island building ensemble and is therefore a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built on behalf of King Friedrich Wilhelm IV between 1843 and 1855 in the style of classicism and neo-renaissance, it is considered the main work of Friedrich August Stüler. It is currently home to the Egyptian Museum and the papyrus collection, the Museum of Prehistory and Early History and part of the antiquities collection. In 2019, the New Museum recorded 828,000 visitors, making it the most visited museum among the state museums.