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Pergamon Museum

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Address: Bodestrasse 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 30 20905577
10:00 - 18:00
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Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

This internationally renowned ancient history museum contains several...

This internationally renowned ancient history museum contains several fantastic artifacts, including the huge Altar of Zeus and the famous Ishtar Gate from Babylon.

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A trip back to history the museum of Pergamon's has a variety of monuments that you have to see... Pergamon,Militos,Vavilonia... Ticket entry 12€ with guide phones in many... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A trip back to history the museum of Pergamon's has a variety of monuments that you have to see... Pergamon,Militos,Vavilonia... Ticket entry 12€ with guide phones in many languages ( and Greek).It was such a pleasure!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Definitely a must see in Berlin. i got completely surprised by the entire structure. It was one of the most impressive things I have seen in town.

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Segorbe, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum contains some stunning artefacts which deserve a few hours of anyone's time. The examples of Islamic art were also truly beautiful. It was a pity that the gentleman selling the tickets managed to exhibit such an aura of boredom and disinterest in the people coming in when what was on display was so memorable.

Thank rjgstapleton
Frederiksberg, Denmark
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The main attraction (the Pargamon entrance), and many others, were closed due to renovations. But the admiration price remained unaltered at 12 €. NOT fair in my opinion

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Nis, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I actually thought to maybe even skip this one as I heard it is impossible to enter but...surprise surprise - it was the 1st museum I went to and when I get there some 10 minutes before 10h /opening, only 40,50 people were in front! I got inside in less than 10 minutes! I bought museumpass there! The museum is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Recommend reservation tickets and avoiding German holidays. Our first attempt was a German holiday with 2-hour waits and dense crowds. We punted and came the on Monday on US MLK holiday and no lines and no crowd. Delightfully slow paced and pleasant. Heavy renovation underway so limited accessed to areas. Recommend audio guides which provide clear explanation and frequent pauses... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A very interesting museum with a stunning collection of mosaics. Highly impressive exhibits, unique experience not to be missed. The only negative is that it can be hassle if you run into day peak or not you have shut time tickets

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The reconstructed Ishtar Gate is a must-see . Awesome. The building itself is as stunning as the exhibits.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pergamon Museum is one of the best museums in the world in my opinion. The museum is named for one of its most important displays, the Pergamon altar, which unhappily is in storage as the museum is going through a massive renovation. However, my husband and I had been to the museum before and seen this remarkable and gigantic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Under renovation of The Altar, this is one of the greatest museums in the world. The Altar is under complete renovation. One can spend ays looking at our past history

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