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Museum Island Tour Berlin

Five museums in one day!

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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 0.3 miles
Duration: Full day

Overview :  Berlin has so much to offer that it is sometimes hard to keep track of everything. The Museum Island Tour enables visitors in one day ... more »

Tips:  With the Berlin WelcomeCard Museum Island you get:
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  • Free Travel with all public transport services for 72 hours after purchase time
  • Discounts of at least 25% and up to 50% for more than 200 tourist and cultural highlights
  • Free entry to the museums of the Museum Island on three consecutive days (excl. special exhibition

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Points of Interest

The Museum of Ancient World was built between 1823 and 1830 according to plans by Karl Friedrich Schinkel and counts as one of the most significant examples of classical architecture. In the treasure chamber of the museum hosts a collection of gold treasury of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Furthermore, one of the most expressive sculptures of the... More

After the complex renovation the New Museum became a piece of art itself. Here the treasures of the old Egypt can be seen. One of the most well-known and worthwhile busts among this treasure is the Nefertiti.

The Old National Gallery hosts masterpieces of the 19th century. Among the most important artworks are “The Monk by the Sea” by Casper David Friedrich, “The Balcony Room” by Adolph von Menzel and “Two Princesses” by Johann Gottfried Schadow, which depicts the Princesses Luise and Friederike.

At the Pergamon Museum the visitors can experience the ancient times. Here awaits an exciting time travel to old times. Among the highlight of the museum belong the imposing reconstructions of the Pergamon Altar, the Roman market gat of Milet and the Babylonian Ishtar Gate.

The imposing three-winged building of the Bode-Museum creates the perfect location for the collection of Byzantine Art, which presents art of the Western Roman and Byzantine Empires from 3rd to the 15th century. A special highlight of this exhibition is the apsidal mosaic made out of gold from Ravenna, from the church of San Michele in Africisco.
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