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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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Very impressive musems .

Very impressive ! It is a complex of five museums in Berlin city in the river Spree . I would like a discount for families or group of 5 persons .

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very impressive ! It is a complex of five museums in Berlin city in the river Spree . I would like a discount for families or group of 5 persons .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A collection of museums showcasing the history of Berlin. A must see for a tourist hoping to capture the essence of the struggles between East and West Germany before unification. Good preservation of history.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful place in a great location, i could only visit Altes museum but i liked it a lot, it has great pieces

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A brilliant concept . In the future you will be able to visit all the museums with one ticket and linking walkways

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great place as you can get a pass to see all the museums, We only wanted a day pass but we paid 20 each for access to 16 museums and they were all the most beautiful buildings we have ever seen filled with amazing details and information - Some of them you can not carry your coats... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great idea to put a number of museums together so that you can soak in the culture all at one time. The highlight for us there was the Pergamon Museum, which we'd recommend if your time is limited.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous artworks to see located in one site. Amazing place in and out of the museum's. Beautiful location

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid extra for free entry to all the Museums on the island with our Berlin Welcome Card and so spent two days visiting the Altes, the Pergamon and the Neues museums. All are very well organised with many treasures to visit. Nearly all are labelled in English and the guides are very helpful. There are cafes and free cloakrooms... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great place to just walk around, surrounded by the Spree and its canals, the garden in front of the National Museum built to the design of Lenne, see the damage done to the columns of the Altes National Gallery, walk past the great Chipperfield extension to the Neues Museum

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum island is a great activity for a rainy day in Berlin as all the different museums are close to each other. There is plenty to see, my favourites are the Pergamon and Alte Nationalgalerie.

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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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