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Museum Island

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Address: 13089 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 30 266424242
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Home to three famous museums - the Pergamon, the Altes and the Bode.

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Brilliant museums and great architcture

This is a great place to visit, the museums are very well kept and full of interesting artefacts. When we visited museum island there was a snow storm and it was absolutely... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This is a great place to visit, the museums are very well kept and full of interesting artefacts. When we visited museum island there was a snow storm and it was absolutely stunning with a fresh blanket of snow on the ground. It's an ideal area of Berlin to go on a walk and take in some beautiful sights.

Thank Raggett20
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the Pergammon and Neus museums are the pick of the cluster of museums here. Don't miss the Cathedral also

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The buildings here are absolutely stunning. Rare to find so much outstanding architecture in one place. The type of place you will want to keep coming back to for another look

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love museums and history and so dedicated a whole day to this island. However although the buildings are beautiful and the exihibits good it is mainly art. Mostly Roman and Egyptian artefacts for days with brief notes about each collection. I went to three of the 5 museums and called it a day after 3 hours. However if you... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter and I spent the day on the island and were able to see three of the museums. The exhibits were really enjoyable and each museum we visited was well worth our time. Don't forget to stop at the Berliner dome as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You should take advantage of this extraordinary location with many of the most important must see in more or less one spot. Take your time in some of the exciting museums, but if in high season pre book tickets, so you can escape long cues.

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Manchester UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We only visited the Pergamon Museum as we took so much longer there than we anticipated and ran out of time to see the other museums. A day pass to all them costs 18 euros and grants access to a large number of museums. Make sure you arrive early to get your money's worth as there is a lot to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A must for all visitors to Berlin, a museum for all tastes and a marvel to behold for the architecture alone!

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the Museumsinsel is a must-see, however, there is a lot of refurbishing going on at the moment, so expect a big building site.

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The island ticket is a great alternative if you want to save a buck or two its only 18€ and if you have a student id 9€ if you buy it individualy buy it, it will be 12€ each

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Staying in Mitte

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The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighbourhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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