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Hamburger Bahnhof

Invalidenstrasse 50-51 | Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
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Ranked #156 of 476 Attractions in Berlin
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

As a space it's interesting in itself - a former railway station turned exhibition space. It's more fun to get to if you get slightly lost and end up climbing under a fence round the back of the Charité. Warhol and Lichtenstein - good setting. Cy Twomby, so so. Interesting range of up coming contemporary stuff in the annexe. Could... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The current installations , especially Harun Faroki, a very engaging piece. The Lichtenstein and Warhol collections are compelling. The expansive bahnhof wall art exhibit is stunning. The pounding of the plaster still ringing in my ears. The space is stunning.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

As someone else said art appreciation is subjective. I liked their Warhol and Lichtenstein pictures. Some of the installations were good in that they were unsettling - particularly one that was in a dark cellar. Other work such Cy Twomby left me cold. The building is impressive and the cafe a treat.

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Helsinki, Finland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
14 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Hamburger Bahnhof is a former railway station in Berlin. Today it serves as the Museum für Gegenwart (Museum for the Present), a contemporary art museum. And what a fine Place it is. Hamburger Bahnhof has surely been a grand building. As usual in Berlin, you can imagine it, but today only frames remain. But the place is enormous. And interesting.... More

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Cape Town
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I have been to the Hamburger Bahnhof quite a few times, and again in July. Very spontaenously booked a tour and it was well worth to be guided through the permament collection for a good hour. The guide covered the substantial Beuys and Warhol collections, Rauschenberg and a few other contemporary artists. I like the space and would definitely recommend... More

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Cervo, Italia
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79 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

To visit only if you are a lover of extreme forms of art, like that of Joseph Beuys. The greatest attraction is the building itself, once a busy railway station, now a collection of contemporary art. It is airy, silent, disquieting, even creepy. A far cry from the imposing, reassuring beauty of the Pergamon Museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A cutting edge contemporary art museum in a cleverly converted rail station with lots of room for big contemporary room sized installations. An outstanding core collection of modern and contemporary masters with beautiful Warhols but we had the most fun with the Bruce Nauman video and other contemporary installations. Nice little cafe for a cup of coffee and cake.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

On comparing this to the Pompidou art gallery in Paris is like comparing the Eiffel Tower to a lamppost. Overpriced, hard to navigate and half empty with grumpy staff who watch you like a hawk. There needs to be a lot more in this gallery to warrant the high admission fee

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Oslo
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78 reviews 78 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

A variety of paintings showing Klee`s imagination, desire and dedication while you will be fascinated by his art.

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Melbourne, Australia
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The museum itself is set in the old main train station. Quite pricey admission. Great contemporary pieces on show as well as numerous Warhol's.

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