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Pergamon Museum

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Address: Bodestrasse 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: 30-2090 5577
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This internationally renowned ancient history museum contains several...

This internationally renowned ancient history museum contains several fantastic artifacts, including the huge Altar of Zeus and the famous Ishtar Gate from Babylon.

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$90*
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Under construction, but still worth a visit

The museum is being refurbished and won't be full open until 2020. Even so, what is on display is magnificent and well worth a visit if you are in Berlin.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After walking what seemed miles through a building site we were met with possibly the rudest museum staff of our trip. There seemed to be a rush for lockers for our coats and bags, and attendants shouting at us. The only thing missing were snarling dogs and batons to beat us with. I decided to leave my husband there at... More 

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Colorado
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133 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum is being refurbished and won't be full open until 2020. Even so, what is on display is magnificent and well worth a visit if you are in Berlin.

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Athens, Georgia
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really a great museum to visit. Hard to believe all this stuff was shipped over from the mideast. Folks did audio self-tour, but we just read the many placards in English.

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful pieces of art from all over the world! When you are at the area take a visit! Don't miss it!

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The museum is fascinating and it's a privilege to see so much Syrian art and architecture when it's difficult to know what else of it may survive the next few years. It's a big shame however that they are charging full price for tickets when a lot of the museum is closed to the public - including the hall containing... More 

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Trondheim Municipality, Norway
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96 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must in Berlin! Today when so many of the ancient artefacts is destroyed in the Middle East it is great to see som of the masterpireces of the ancient world being conserved with great care.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best museum in Berlin. It is an absolute must-see. Just pre-book your tickets to make sure that you get in. One of the last places in the world to see old style Babylonian architecture.

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Yavne, Israel
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Only the Assyrian , part of Babilon and Islamic art are open all the rest is closed till 2018 under construction to my humble opinion it is a shame that they charge 12 euro ( full admission) fee for a third of the content

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Cologne, Germany
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Pergamon museum has so much to offer that 1 day is not enough to cover it. You just need to know what portion of the museum might interest you beforehand and head towards that section. We tried to do the whole museum and were quite unsuccessful. But happy that this is going to be one of the reasons why I... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's hard to say how impressive and fascinating this place is. The two huge town gates are enough and give a sense of antiquity as reality, rather than the scraps that you see in other museums -but there is so much more that it's impossible to take it al in on one visit. Highly recommended

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