Special Exhibitions

June 10 – September 25, 2016

FORUM 040: Samuel Henne – “musée imaginaire”

Samuel Henne’s photographic works have, at their core, an exploration of the multi-layered interrelationship between photography and sculpture. His works are conceived in photographic series and depict striking visual constructions and imagery staged for the camera.


May 13 – July 31, 2016


The role of museums, since their earliest days, has always been that of collecting, exhibiting and conserving art and cultural objects. In the 19th century, in particular, “successful collecting” involved bringing together objects of lasting relevance in a targeted yet comprehensive manner.


April 8, 2016 – January 8, 2017


The Münchner Stadtmuseum is mounting an exhibition entitled BIER.MACHT.MÜNCHEN (Munich – Powered by Beer) to mark the 500th anniversary of the Beer Purity Law (Reinheitsgebot) in Bavaria. It features a comprehensive collection of over 700 items, and seeks to recount the stories behind one of the city’s most important industries and review issues connected with this key part of its cultural heritage.


Since July 13, 2012

SOUNDLAB.1 – The Museum Goes Audible

We are currently relaunching our Music Collection as a "sound laboratory" in which visitors of all ages can embark on a fascinating voyage of discovery through the universe of sound.