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Address: Invalidenstrasse 50-51 | Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
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Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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This is a fantastic modern art gallery in the building that trains once left for Hamburg from. It has the train-station vibe which makes the space even more amazing. When we were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is a fantastic modern art gallery in the building that trains once left for Hamburg from. It has the train-station vibe which makes the space even more amazing. When we were there the travelling exhibit wasn't so great but I've heard there are some incredible artists who come to gallery. If you're interested in modern art then look no... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Exhibitions are based across the large main area (where the trains would arrive I suppose), a couple of wings and upstairs. Like other museums in the Capital you have the option of individual exhibition tickets or a combo ticket for everything. It's easy to spend a couple of hours across everything. Annoyingly the big exhibition in the main area was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Compared to MOMA, maybe there is not the same breadth and depth to the collection. But for oversized Andy Whorhol, Liechtenstein, Rauschenburg, and on and on, displayed in suitably huge galleries, this is a great place. Not only is there the old train station, but there is an enormous long low industrial type addended building with an utterly marvellous array... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Excellent exhibitions. Marx collection and Joseph Beuys exhibitions especially. Even the very rude lady guarding the Joseph Beuys exhibition did not succeed in ruining my good mood.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The Hamburger Bahnof was easy to find, I walked there from the Reichstag which was about half a mile to a mile. You must pass through a train station to cross the river and from there it is easy to get to. The gallery hosts a good collection of modern and contemporary art which is all very inspiring. It is... More 

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Eye, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We went to see the Warhols and Liechtensteins and, not only up to expectations but included pieces that we'd not come across before in books. The rest was that sort of modern art that needs to be explained in the context of the intention of the artist when they made it. The two that struck me was the performance piece... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Poorly signed and slow entry for no reason. All contemporary art but entirely inconsistent. The venue was of interest. Dieter Roth had an exhibition I'm.not sure if it was temporary but that too was surprising, challenging and worthless in equal measure. It was of some humour to see the different reactions to the dogs barking exhibition. Some of his stuff... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Berlin's 'official' home of contemporary art is a Prussian Musee d'Orsay without the Seine and the charm. It's expensive, and full of work by academic male artists. (That's the result of being largely based around one collection, that of Erich Marx.) At 14 Euros a head, it's expensive, though very beautiiful, though it could learn a lot from Tate. It... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I go here with a group of approx 30 students annually in Feb. Almost without fail it is hit and miss as to whether all of the galleries are open and this can be disappointing as it is not always made clear on the website. The very large gallery which I had already told them about, and which has remained... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

If your time is not unlimited, skip the place. Huge building with not too much to show for it. A rather haphazard private collection "adopted" by the municipality, but not a well-designed presentation of great modern artists. Also: street signs to the museum are misleading, and the reception guy, when notified, reacted with a shrug: "Yes, we know about it,... More 

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