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Address: Torstrasse 201, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 157 74012991
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Fascinating museum - visit it

A fascinating museum of industrial objects, but together by an eccentric, dedicated curator with artistic flare. Worth every cent of the €7 entrance fee.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A fascinating museum of industrial objects, but together by an eccentric, dedicated curator with artistic flare. Worth every cent of the €7 entrance fee.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I find this museum very creative and unique. It has an impresive number of objects that can be interpreted different ways( between fiction and reality). The host is very nice as well, he explains you the significance of some of the art things there, which is very interesting!!!

Thank EdelweissOfJune
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A different kind of exhibition and very interesting for me. Stimulating, thoughtful, skurill, technical, inspirational.

Thank Sayone Y
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is awesome, the bloke running it is passionate about what he does and what he's trying to convey. It's a collection of industrial and mechanical bits and bobs that have been put on display like something from a steam punks fever dreams, it really needs to be seen and not read about. quoting Turbo Kid "It's like a... More 

Thank C_Mayder
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

The museum is just awesome, the guy who runs it is absolutely brilliant and very friendly. By the time you leave your ideas will be altered and you'll see things in a different light. Totally recommended!

Thank marklwob
Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

After my 8-year daughter ran out of Naturkunde Museum yelling ('Daaaad! There's a giant monster spider in the showcase!') I had to cook up something really fast. Having nothing to loose I decided to make a try at not distant Designpanoptikum. We were warmly welcomed by the nice guy who told us shortly about the beginnings and general idea of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

imagine all the old bits and bobs you can reassembled into curious and sometimes unnerving combinations. imagine them all stuffed into a few oddly light rooms. imagine trying to guess what the previous incarnations of some of the parts of the display was - the host will make you try and guess a couple. that's the designpanoptikum

Thank zzao
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Wow I can't really tell you how amazing this museum is. If you like; art, design, weird, wonderful, history, thought provoking objects or just want to see something diffrent. Then this is the place to visit. We came to the main entrance where there was noone there expect a robot/power ranger in the door way. We rang the bell. Then... More 

Thank Jake M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

they owner welcomed us with great enthausism. amazing objects presented in curious ways. lots of stories. every now and then the owner comes and tells one. loved it. my seven year old son was a little bit disappointed that the magic helmet did not instantly learn him the german language as promised. the owner told him that he would make... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Beautiful old buildings containing nothing much of interest. We tried the alte nationalgalerie and it wasn't worth the effort.

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