Filming and photographing

Filming and photographing in Deutsches Historisches Museum for commercial purposes is only allowed upon prior application and approval. Since this work has to be supervised by members of the media and public relations department as well as security personnel, we request you to apply sufficiently far in advance so that it can be organised.

Coverage of current events

For requests for permission to film or photograph current events and exhibitions please apply to the press officer:

Daniela Lange
Tel. +49 30 20304-410
Fax +49 30 20304-412

Commercial filming and photographing

Commercial filming and photographing of outside areas, the foyers and in the Schlüterhof courtyard have to be permitted by the Deutsches Historisches Museum as well as the Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben (Institute for Federal Real Estate).

Commercial filming and photographing of our exhibitions only have to be permitted by Deutsches Historisches Museum. For all commercial requests please apply to the Department of Media and Public Relations of Deutsches Historisches Museum.

Sonja Trautmann
Tel. +49 30 20304-411
Fax +49 30 20304-412

Conservational requirements

Download (PDF): General conservational requirements for photo, film and TV recordings

Please address all applications to us in writing, including the following information:

  • Name of the publication and person responsible
  • complete address, telephone, fax, e-mail
  • working title, brief description of the project and planned date of publication
  • date, place, extent and length of time for the shots
  • technique (additional lighting)
  • size of the team