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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, Landmarks
Owner description: Home to three famous museums - the Pergamon, the Altes and the Bode.
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, 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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

fabulous area. You need a week to explore the area as there are so many wonderful museums depending on your area of interest. So many options available it is hard to choose.

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West Lothian
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Easy to see all the main museums in one place with a free museum pass, and easy to get to. Excellent location.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This place is next to river spree and all kind of musum are in next to each other you need whole day to visit all musuems will recommend pergomann and egiptian musuem.

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Sudbury, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Most people find the Pergamon altar to be the best part of that museum, but I was more impressed by the walls of Babylon. I was astonished, actually. It's too bad they had to remove them from their home in order to be shown. Still Museum Island just might be a bit more impressive than the Louvre in terms of... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It was our first visit to Berlin and to have so many places of interest in one area makes life so easy.

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

You need to walk the Museum Island but at present there is a lot of construction work going on, the Pergamon Museum was closed. However, the Christmas markets around there been worse to go as well the art market

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Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

A fantastic kluster of high class museums in the city senter. Visited the Pergamon museum with the fantastic collection of reconstructed parts of old buildings and interiors from Babylon.

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We 'did' the Pergamon Museum and the Neues. We bought the all for one price ticket as best value to be able to do both. It was stunning and brilliant for lots of reasons but be warned...the Pergamon Museum is less than half open owing to refurbs.....and yet we were charged the same price & given no warning. No 'Pergamon... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Great historic spot,immediately by the Berliner Dom,lots of museums with really exquisite works of art,worth to see!! You just need TIME to enjoy it fully.Beautiful park around so you can rest a little bit in between the museums and even eat snack.

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NYNY, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

In Mitte the Altes and the Neues Museums are two of 5 major venues for history, archeology and art. Nearby are the Pergamon and the German Historical Museums. Art Galleries are within walking distances. The WWII being had devastating effects to the buildings and the Soviets removed many of the artifacts. Still, the museums show German archeological finds from around... More 

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