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Deutsches Historisches Museum: Tours & Tickets

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The German Historical Museum presents itself in two buildings: In the unique Baroque Zeughaus and the neighbouring modern exhibition hall designed by the Chinese-American architect Ioeh Minh Pei. The 300-year old Zeughaus is one of the most...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Unter den Linden 2, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Mitte (Borough)
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+49 30 203040
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This was my favourite site in Berlin. It provides a fantastic overview of German history and the guided tour is excellent. Well worth the time.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Rman2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited here on our trip to Berlin and absolutely loved it. So much to see and so much information to take in. Brilliant historic pieces and was wonderful to learn about German history. Very large museum compared to some. Definitely recommend if you’re visiting...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank jottielones
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to go to learn about the history of Germany! We started on the second floor (as recommended by a staff member) and walked through centuries of artifacts and displays (which are in English). The weaponry, the tapestries, the furniture, the clothing,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum gives you an excellent account of the history of Germany, from about 500 to 1989. Very well done, but probably needs two visits to properly process everything. Drink coffee before beginning!

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank canayen4ever
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well set out history of Germany. Covers set periods in each section. Has English translation. Covers the periods of the Germanic states, various kingdoms etc. some great pistons from the Weimar period. Even a copy of Mine Kampf!

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered in through a side entrance and not the main entrance and quickly went into the section concerning crossbows. Very interesting. The challenge was getting to the main part of the museum. It was quite empty so there was no one to follow. Eventually...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank RjessMMM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed slowly going through this Deutsches History Museum. We learned many things about Germany and saw so many wonderful exhibits. We highly recommend a visit to this museum.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank cadeauxetonnants
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful experience and provides a much broader viewpoint of German history, as it is so easy to focus on the last century..

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank P44cka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two hours att the exhibition for the 20th century and made it halfways . Our 12 year old enjoyed it very much. I recommend to be alert and rested to take in all the impressions.The souvenir shop is not very interesting .

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank czeu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a very interessting museum dedicated to the german hitory.The first building of baroc style in the city.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Lisa M
June 3, 2018|
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Response from Peter G | Reviewed this property |
There is generally a good explanation in German & English. I didn't feel the need for an audio guide. It depends how much in-house depth you want to go.
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Jamie32mi
February 13, 2016|
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Response from MiteMsispe | Reviewed this property |
At least an hour up to four hours. It is a large museum with many exhibits.
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AnthonyEKhoury
April 24, 2015|
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Response from Russell H | Reviewed this property |
Free for under 18's otherwise 8 Euro's for those over. You can also buy a Berlin Pass from Tourist Information shops (Theres one by the Brandenburg Gate) This pass gives each holder (Two people would need to buy two passes... More
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