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Museum Island

Address: Tra Il Kupfergraben E la Sprea C'e L'isola Dei Musei, Il Museumsinsel, Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
Phone Number: 030/209050
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Home to three famous museums - the Pergamon, the Altes and the Bode.
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Home to three famous museums - the Pergamon, the Altes and the Bode.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a fantastic way to see history. 5 major museums in one locations. It's worth getting the Museum pass - 3 day/24 euros versus 10-12 euros per museum. Use the pass for the many other museums in Berlin.

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Greenisland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Went to all the museums on museum island, most enjoyed the Maori art exhibition, all the Egyptian and Greek stuff, buildings were all amazingly beautiful inside, was lovely and quiet in all museums, definitely a must see

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A fascinating variety of beautiful buildings which hold an amazing amount of works of art, I wouldn't say I was an at lover but even I was impressed with all the works on display, you probably won't see all of the displays but try to see one or 2 before you leave

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Pennsylvania, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Walking around museum island is probably one of the best ways you can spend an afternoon in Berlin. The buildings and monuments make it seem like you are in another era, and it compares well to other major cities in Europe. TIP - Buy a museum pass so that you can see all of the museums. It is only 50%... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The museums are well put together - very interesting and historically well informed. Do not rush through the museums, there is a lot to take in. If the market is open on the island, it sells some great local handcrafts. Good coffee shops

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very good to have so many museums near by. Obtain the Berlin Pass to save costs. Not usually a museum goer but worth time visiting all the artifacts.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

If you are traveling to Berlin then you will without a doubt spend time at Museum Island. I spent hours visiting each museum which had a lot to offer such as the Altes Museum, Berliner Dom, Zeughaus and much more.. As a photographer the mix of architecture was amazing and provided me with hours of fun. But be warned they... More 

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Herts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We spent a lovely sunny afternoon wandering around museum Island, there was a cute market on and lots of places to stop and have a coffee (or currywurst and beer, which we did!).

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Ride the main train between URichStadt and Alexanderplatz for a great view of Museum Island. Also this will help you understand how Berlin is mapped out. Every thing is within walking distance if you are fit and healthy. Or if you are limited on time, get some bikes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Just walked by all the different museums, (tour group) you could spend at least a day in any of them, we Americans forget how young the U.B is when you see this one dedicated to the 16th century, then one for the 17th century and so on

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