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Story of Berlin

| Kurfürstendamm 206, 10719 Berlin, Germany
49 (30) 887 20 100
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Ranked #124 of 476 Attractions in Berlin
Type: Museums
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Owner description: An exciting journey through 800 years of Berlin history including Bunker visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

After visiting many museums that focused on WWII, it was nice to have a broader perspective of German history and more specifically Berlin's history. The set up of the museum is engaging with videos, separate rooms, clear timelines and interactive elements. The Bunker visit was very interesting and definitely worth doing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Great tour of the underground bunker - gives you a great idea of what it would have been like. Tour guide swapped easily between German & English. We went for this part of the tour so anything extra was a bonus. It was quite interactive so would keen kids entertained

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

The Story of Berlin goes through several centuries, so it has an enormous size. I found the exhibition too detailed, sometimes I had no time to read the explanations, sometimes I was lost in details. The exhibition started to be serious around the broken shopwindow, and became quite depressive after that as we literally went down: the nazis, the WWII... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Having read the reviews, of course we had high expectations. And there is really so much one can do with the history of Berlin. It definitely was very ambitious. But it did not succeed to its full potential. On the downside: A lot of small text to read at each stop to get the full story, and difficult to understand... More

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Bexley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The first few rooms are way back in German history which may not be of interest to some, me included, but after room 17, which you have to go through some vertical blinds for, I say this because I went through but my friend didn't and she went all the way back to the way we entered the museum, the... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A great museum with lots of history and facts. At the same time it's very visual and good for kids. The wardrobe is also free. The museum has lots of stairs and I didn't see any elevator, so it might be hard for a wheel chair to get around. The tour of the atomic bunker was however disappointing. It was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The tour to the underground nuclear bunker is awesome The rest of the musium offers a lot of knowladge about berlin. Quite expensive though

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Very informative history of Berlin, we started with this museum and glad we did, also near lots of good shops to go to afterwards.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This museum is really unusual from the museums I have already visited. I liked the modern interior with many interesting lights, places, many buttons you can push, things you can pull..if was really playful museum, great way how to attract young people to start to visit museums :) We were only sad that we haven't received our photo from the... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is on Kurfurstendamm next to the theatre. It is a wonderful walk through the history of Berlin with pictures, themed rooms & loads of objects such as musical instruments, tools, pictures, cars, & so much more. The tour round the nuclear bunker was fascinating & creepy in equal measures. You must visit this 10/10.

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