Archaeological State Collection

National Network

Himbselstr. 1
80538 Munich

0049 89 12599691-0
Organisation Type
Public Institution
Year of Establishment
Fields of Activity
  1. Arts
  2. Research
General Information
The Archaeological State Collection in Munich has a collection of artefacts representing central European and Mediterranean Arts and Archaeology. We have about 60 employees responsible for the main collection and 11 daughter museums in Bavaria. The budgetary provided by the state is fixed to different sectors of our work (conservation, research, museum work etc.). For exhibitions and public affairs the regular budget p.a. is about 90.000 €. Additionally we have different funding by science or cultural foundations. Concrete projects: preparation of the big Exhibition: "Alexander the Great - Ruler of the world (2013)". Our main partners are Archaeological Museums and Institutions in Germany and Europe.
Mission and Objectives

Presentation of the cultural relationships between the Mediterraneum and Central Europe in prehistoric and protohistoric times.

Main Projects / Activities

Research and exhibitions, e.g. 2011/2012 “In southern light - Encountering of antique cultures between the Mediterranean Sea and Central Europe”. “Alexander the Great” (2013). “Art of the Cyklades” (2014).

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

Exchange of exhibitions, exchange of researchers.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

Staying in contact with international museums and research communities working in the same field.

Contact (1) Full Name
Prof. Dr. Rupert Gebhard
Head of the organisation
Prof. Dr. Rupert Gebhard
Contact (2) Full Name
Dr. Andrea Lorentzen