Pergamonmuseum Celebrates Topping-Out Ceremony

Blog entry from 05/06/2019

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Die Zimmerleute halten den Zimmermannsspruch
Die Zimmerleute halten den Zimmermannsspruch
Copyright: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

On 3 May on the Museumsinsel in Berlin, a topping-out ceremony was carried out for the north wing and the central building as part of the comprehensive restoration and expansion of the Pergamonmuseum, which form part of phase A of the project. The southern wing, featuring the Ishtar Gate and the Market Gate of Miletus, remains open. With the construction of a new stairwell and the creation of lit ceilings and glass skylights above the central structure of the museum, a significant portion of the...

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