Permanent Exhibitions

Woman with a bicycle on the beach, photograph

A Glimpse Into Paradise

Banana leaves reflect the sunshine, tropical vegetation grows in the background and a small party seeks refuge under…

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 Rauru – Māori meeting house (detail view)

RAURU Māori Meeting House

Meeting houses, wharenui, have a central place in the life of the Māori. They serve the community as…

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Detail of a mummy case of Pabastet

A Touch of Eternity

The Ancient Egyptian Collection comprises 800 objects. Excavations by the Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft (German Oriental Society) around the Pyramids…

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Wooden board with representation of a demon head (boma), embedded in luxuriant floral decoration

A Dream of Bali

The exhibition was created in 2006 in cooperation with a German-Balinese community and gives an insight into the…

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Masks of the South Seas, general view in front of dark background

Masks of the South Seas

On the islands of the South Pacific, mask performances were a central feature of social life in the…

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Breast pendant of a divine half-human half-animal creature, copper and gold

The Inca Gallery and its Treasure Chambers

In the treasure chambers and the Inca Gallery there are archaeological treasures from 4000 years of cultural history…

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