Performances on the main stage: The Maxim Gorki Theatre is accessible by ramp at the main entrance and the lift to the right of the entrance. The theatre has up to four wheelchair spaces in the stalls in rows 8 and 10. The box office, the accessible toilet, the cloakroom and the foyer are on the ground floor and accessible by the ramp at the main entrance.  

Kiosk: The main entrance has level access. 

Studio Я: The main entrance has 7 stairs. The rear entrance is accessible through the parking lot and a wheelchair lift that covers 7 stairs. The lift can carry up to 225 kg and is operated by the front-of-house staff. The studio has an accessible toilet.

Canteen: No step-free access, there are three stairs from the foyer to the canteen. 

Terrace: No step-free access, there are three stairs to the terrace from both the canteen side and the garden side.

Garden: Accessible through the parking lot. 

Café: The main entrance has level access. The Café has a wheelchair accessible toilet. Part of the exhibition and installation in the Café are located on a podium, to which three steps lead. A step-free access to the podium is possible from the side of the parking lot on the back of the Café. Please ask the staff to show you the way.

The Yurt: Step-free accessible through the parking lot and the garden.

Lichtsaal and other spaces in Palais at Festungsgraben: Parts of the exhibitions are step-free accessible via the elevator, which can be reached from the inner yard of the Palais. The elevator is operated with key only. Please contact the staff on site.


Surtitles: All of our German-language productions, except for their premieres, are performed with English surtitles. Our productions in languages other than German are presented with German surtitles. 

German Sign Language: Events with a sign-language interpreter are announced in the monthly calendar.

Audio description: The Maxim Gorki Theatre cannot provide audio description for blind or vision-impaired visitors at present. 

Your Visit


Underground parking garage (entrance from Behrenstraße) with a special theatre rate for our visitors: 5€
Our front-of-house staff is happy to order you a taxi for your return journey.

Getting to the Gorki: The closest public transport stations are Am Kupfergraben (trams 12, M1), Staatsoper (buses 100, 300, N5), Museumsinsel metro station (U5, has a lift), Friedrichstraße train and metro station (S1, S2, S25, S26, S3, S5, S7, S9, U6, several regional trains, has lifts). From 1pm to 11pm, 2 disabled parking spaces are available in front of the theatre’s main entrance.  

Reserving and purchasing tickets: Our daytime and evening box office is located in the foyer of the Maxim Gorki Theatre and is accessible by ramp. Tickets can also be reserved by email or phone. Email: Phone: +49 (0) 30 20221115. 

If you use a wheelchair, please contact us four days before your visit at the latest. If you have a German disability identification card with a B code, or other equivalent, the person accompanying you receives free admission. Please let us know if you would like this ticket when reserving or purchasing your tickets.