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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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Although we were here in Feb the weather was dry and bright - the place was beautiful then but I can only imagine how lovely it would be in spring. We needed much longer than we... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Although we were here in Feb the weather was dry and bright - the place was beautiful then but I can only imagine how lovely it would be in spring. We needed much longer than we had here and plan to go back.

Thank Lynn M
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This part of the city is gorgeous! Fantastic museums, beautiful buildings, and a great location! If you are a museum lover this is simply the place to be!

Thank mbrnardic
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All museums at the island are worth seeing and if you have to select one it is personal interests and preference. My favourite one is definitely Pergamon

Thank Hannah S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

To have 5 great museums, and every one of them is amazing, door by door is... perfect! But if you need a little extra have the Berlin Cathedral also there.

Thank Libia S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such a beautiful place, even on a freezing cold february morning! Some wonderful sights and museum time to be enjoyed!

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I were in the area at weekend and managed to visit the Altes and Neues Museums plus the Cathedral. The Lustgardens are interesting as was the arts and crafts market next to the Old Museum. I'd definitely spend a few hours here if you intend on visiting Berlin!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Even if you're not into history or anything like that you will still love the museums that this part of Berlin has to offer! I got the day pass which was €9 because I am a student which is such a great deal (it's €18 for non student adults). I would recommend buying the day pass and just spend the... More 

Thank AJ G
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The museum island is quite great especially if you visit it at the sunset period. We spent few hours walking around and admiring the museums which have a very special architecture.

Thank Stefan C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recommend for history friends. We took Berlin Welcome card and got five museoms three days free entrance. Recommend!

Thank Raivo A
Ramat-Gan, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are 5 museums on the ISland, and it is possible to get one ticket to all of them. It is located in the middle of Berlin. LOvely views. The museums themselves are ordinary (the Pergamon is excellent)

Thank Michael R

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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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