3D Experience
The Collection of Classical Antiquities
Grown from the private collection of the Electoral Princes and later Kings of Prussia into one of the most important collections of its kind, it presents an abundance of artworks dating from Greek and Roman antiquity. Parts of the collection are on display in three different museums: the Pergamon Museum, the Altes Museum, and the Neues Museum.

The collection’s main attraction gave the Pergamon Museum its name: the unique Pergamon Altar (2nd century BCE) with its fantastic frieze depicting the battle between the gods and Titans – a masterpiece of Hellenistic art. In addition, the museum contains the Market Gate of Miletus, an exquisite piece of Roman architecture, and other architectural remains.

Greek Statues - from Archaic to Classical and Beyond

In the 7th century BC the Greeks began sculpting life-size human figures in stone or bronze; this is considered the beginning of the “Archaic“ period. These depictions of humans, idealized yet naturalistic, set ancient Greek art apart from other cultures. From about 500 BC, during the “Classical“ era, statues increasingly depicted real rather than mythical people – and in the “Hellenistic“ period starting in the 4th century BC, sculptures became ever more life-like...

Rome, Heir to the Greek Culture

The Romans greatly admired Greek culture; Greek myths in particular were models for many Roman works of art. But Roman artists did add their own creativity - as can be witnessed in a magnificent relief depicting one of the most shocking tales of Greek mythology...


  • The Pergamon Museum
  • Bodestraße
  • 10178 Berlin


Opening Hours

  • Monday-Sunday 10:00-18:00
  • Wednesday until 20:00