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Altes Museum

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Karl Friedrich Schinkel’s Altes Museum, completed in 1830, is one of the most important buildings of the Neoclassical era. The monumental arrangement of eighteen Ionic fluted columns, the expansive atrium and sweeping staircase that invites visitors...more
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Am Lustgarten, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Museum Island
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All reviews greek and roman impressive building superb collection classical antiquity roman statues a unesco world heritage site century bc art collection classic berlin large collection daily life couple of hours worth a visit rotunda etruscan pottery exhibits
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum houses a great collection of Roman and Greek culture. Also the building itself is worth a look. Recommended if you are interested in history.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mila_Norge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Altes Museum, containing more classical antiquities, particularly nice are the greek and roman vases and weaponry.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Altes Museum with my spouse, while on vacation in Berlin. We both liked the museum and enjoyed exploring it. Altes Museum houses articles from Etruscan, Greek and Roman times, showing a lot of items from daily life, thus giving an interesting insight into life...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EagleFlyer
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Great museum, great collection! Greek, Roman, Etruscan. Vases, sculptures, jewelry. No lines, no crowds, at least in winter. Definitely go there!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bryuzga
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Altes Museum is in the Museum Island and is characterized as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Most of the exhibits are are antiquities which was interesting. The museum building was built in 1800s in the neoclassical style to house the Prussian royal family's art collection....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kgv2828
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Great to visit these museums and galleries when there is so much space. Easy to look at exhibits in such spleandour. The building itself is remarkable and worth a visit alone. The contents didnt really do it for me but then thats art. Unllike UK...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

It's a very good museum you can see different cultures and you different stuff , the ticket line there is better to get from here because in the other museums the line is big

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank abu5laif
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I loved this museum! It’s so well spaced out and follows easily from room to room. There is a lot to see, especially for an ancient world lover! I was here for 2.5 hours, didn’t get an audio guide but I feel the info panels...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank moniqueb451
Reviewed 4 December 2018

So from the outside this is a magnificent and imposing building and is magnificent on the inside too, but the artifacts and displays are not the greatest on the island. However, that said, if you have the museum pass for the island then it is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ropentastones
Reviewed 27 November 2018

The museum is impressive from the outside. On the inside, there are some wonderful Greek, Roman and Etruscan artifacts, but nothing worth recommending.

Date of experience: November 2018
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