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Visit the Liebermann Villa on Lake Wannsee, the current exhibitions about Max Liebermann and the atmospheric garden directly at the Wannsee every day except Tuesdays between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m, from October 1st between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Open on public holiday, October 3, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info & tickets


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The Liebermann Villa on Lake Wannsee is the former summer house of the painter Max Liebermann (1847-1935) and his family. The villa and the historical garden are today open to the public. The house contains an art museum dedicated to Liebermann’s life and work.

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The Max Liebermann Society

Support the Liebermann Villa and become a member of the Max Liebermann Society. As a member, you receive free admission to the Liebermann Villa and its garden, invitations to exclusive events – and the knowledge, that you are making a significant contribution to the preservation of house and garden.

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News from the Liebermann Villa

The Women of the Liebermann Family, Photos: Martha Liebermann with dachshund, around 1900, Zornsamlingarna Mora; Suse Byk: Maria Riezler in the rose garden, detail, around 1922, Katherine Whild; Käthe Liebermann, detail, after 1906, private collection; Collage: Ta-Trung Berlin

February 3rd until April 22nd 2024

From February 3rd to April 22nd 2024, we will be showcasing the lives and characters of the three most important women in Max Liebermann’s life – Martha, Käthe and Maria. New research findings throw a spotlight on the strong women of the family and trace Martha Liebermann’s last tragic years as well as the Riezler family’s new beginning in exile.

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Blick auf den Birkenweg mit dem Wannseeufer im Hintergrund

Garden. Donation. Future

Until 2024 we are planning important major projects in our garden to prepare Liebermann’s garden for the future – and we need your help!

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Become a member

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The Villa

Around 1900, a trend for country houses became noticeable among Berlin’s upper middle classes. In July 1909, the painter Max Liebermann (1847-1935) acquired one of the last waterfront properties in the Alsen villa colony on Lake Wannsee – two plots of land at Große Seestraße 24 (today Colomierstraße 3). There he created a summer retreat for his family away from their main residence in the heart of Berlin.

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The Garden

A central component of the Liebermann Villa is the historical garden, designed according to Liebermann’s own wishes. The garden became a important motif for Liebermann’s late work and today attracts over 80,000 visitors a year.

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Get Involved

The restoration of the Liebermann Villa and garden was only possible thanks to the involvement of our community of volunteers, donors and supporters. The Liebermann Villa receives no public base funding and survives only thanks to our entrance tickets, donations, and the members of the Max Liebermann Society. Get involved today!

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