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Magicum Berlin Magic Museum
Magicum Berlin Magic Museum © Magicum Berlin Magic Museum, Foto: Michael Asche

MAGICUM Berlin Magic Museum

An interactive museum of magic and mysticism

MAGICUM Berlin Magic Museum takes visitors into a world of magic, wonder and mystery.

MAGICUM, Berlin Magic Museum is the interactive museum of magic and mysticism in Berlin. 
At Hackescher Markt, in the heart of the capital, is the entrance to a special place that takes visitors into the mysterious world of magic.

Magicum Berlin Magic Museum
Magicum Berlin Magic Museum © Magicum Berlin Magic Museum, Foto: Michael_Asche

The power of magical thinking

In the cellar vaults, you can immerse yourself in the fantastic world of the origins of magical thinking and ancient sciences, from playing with illusions and the power of intuition to magic and enchantment. Witches and alchemists, shamanic rituals and modern illusions tell of the power of magical thinking. The MAGICUM presents this world from a playful and magical perspective and offers its guests above all interactive experiences: Make water dance, discover your own magical powers and immerse yourself in the mysterious world of the inexplicable!

Magic shows

An introduction to the wonderful world of magic and the seemingly impossible can be experienced up close at the Magicum.

Tarot with a tarot counsellor

The magic of tarot is for reflection. Tarot consultations provide clarity, inspiration and new food for thought. They are also suitable for a first experience with tarot.

Highlights of the exhibition

  • Chinese water bowl, where you can make the water dance
  • Magical exhibits from all over the world
  • Imaginary study room of the alchemist Nicolas Flamel and his philosopher's stone 
  • Games, tricks and illusions 
  • Numerous interactive experiences to try out


Magicum Berlin Magic Museum
Magicum Berlin Magic Museum © Magicum Berlin Magic Museum, Foto: Marion Schoenenberger


The history: a cellar labyrinth of occult things

The Hamburger Hof was built in the Spandauer Vorstadt as early as 1820. At the time, the building mainly housed craft businesses such as bronze foundries and carpentry workshops. Its current appearance can be traced back to the concept of the architects nps Tchoban Voss. Today, the basement houses the museum, which is characterised by an appropriate ambience: The old vaulted cellar resembles a labyrinth. The rooms seem to spread out like the world of magic. The exhibits come from different cultures. You can learn more about medieval alchemy, the earlier combination of magic and science and the superstitions of European religions. The afterlife is alive in the mysticism of primitive peoples. All practices and objects are categorised historically and culturally. The exhibition is interactive: test your own magical abilities with games and puzzles.

Our recommendations for your visit

Take the S-Bahn lines S5, S7 or S75 to Hackescher Markt station. From here you can walk to the museum. Alternatively, you can take the M1 and M5 trams to the Monbijouplatz stop. The MAGICUM is also open on Mondays. Children up to the age of six are admitted free of charge. The reduced price applies for schoolchildren, students and senior citizens.


Orari di apertura (informazioni aggiuntive)

daily 11-18 h
Saturday 11-19 o'clock