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Skip-the-Line Pergamon and New Museum Guided Tour in Berlin including Museum Island Day Pass

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  • 3-hour guided tour of the New Museum and the Pergamon including skip-the-line entry
  • Ideal for lovers of history and classic art
  • Bypass long lines with priority access to the Pergamon and New Museum on Berlin's UNESCO-listed Museumsinsel (Museum Island)
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Skip-the-Line Pergamon and New Museum Guided Tour in Berlin including Museum Island Day Pass
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Skip-the-Line Pergamon and New Museum Guided Tour in Berlin including Museum Island Day Pass
From $68.54
Overview

Ensuring you see the best of Berlin’s Museumsinsel’s (Museum Island’s) vast collection can be a daunting task. Marvel at the UNESCO-listed Pergamon Museum’s and the Neuse Museum's (New Museum's)  highlights on a guided tour and enjoy skip-the-line entry to both museums on this 3-hour cultural experience, which includes entry to all five of Museumsinsel’s museums. Travel back in time to the age of Enlightenment and admire classic artefacts including The Bust of Nefertiti, Market Gate of Miletus, and the Ishtar Gate. Receive personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people.

What to Expect

Your cultural experience begins at 10am, when you’ll greet your guide beneath the colonnade on the corner of Am Lustgarten and Bode Strasse. As you approach the entrance of the New Museum (Neues Museum), your guide provides an overview of the devastating WWI bombing campaign that almost completely destroyed the UNESCO-listed Museumsinsel (Museum Island).

Skip-the-line passes to both museums mean you’ll bypass long lines of tourists waiting to behold the vast collections of the Neues Museum (New Museum) and the Pergamon Museum (Pergamonmuseum).

Kick off proceedings with a tour of the Pergamon Museum (Pergamonmuseum), home to the opulent Collection of Classical antiques, the Middle Eastern Museum, and the Museum of Islamic Art. Feast your eyes on the famous Ishtar Gate, the Market Gate of Miletus, and the lovely tiles of the Processional Way, whose history and social context are explained by your guide.

On a guided walk, you'll see, too, the Egyptian and prehistoric treasures of the Neues Museum (New Museum), whose recent renovation has restored the 1859 structure to its former glory: highlights include the priceless Bust of Nefertiti and portraits of kings that demonstrate the progression of sculpture throughout history. 

Following your 3-hour museum tour, you’ll receive a ticket that allows entry to all five of Museumsinsel’s (Museum Island’s) exhibitions spaces. Admire works from the eras of Classicism, Romanticism, and Impressionism in the Old National Gallery (Alte Nationalgalerie); see the Pantheon-inspired rotunda in the Altes Museum; and marvel at Byzantine sculptures in the Bode Museum.

Reviews (68)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Take this tour before you do anything at the museum.

This has been the highlight of our short stay in Berlin. It's the best way to save time if you are here for a few days. Got a lot of info for the three tour with our guide, Jamie. He's an absoulute gem and full...More

Thank Eily L
InsiderTourBerlin, Manager at Insider Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Eily, Thank you for choosing Insider Tour. We are delighted to hear that your museum tour was the highlight of your trip and that you enjoyed your tour with Jamie- we feel very proud to hear about him going the extra mile! I will...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile
Great insight into some of the best of the Pergamon & Neues Museums

Gabriela was a great guide. Incredibly knowledgeable about these museums w/sometimes funny & thoughtful quips about them. She managed the group well. Highly recommend her

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed October 8, 2018
Micheal can INSPIRE US ALL !!! THANK YOU !!!

Fabulous tour I loved his passion and stories he really has a Love for people and History make him an offer and keep him around what a great and inspiring tour/trip to Mesopotamia , Greece and Egypt. Please let him know that I'm now booked...More

Thank elzabeth
InsiderTourBerlin, Manager at Insider Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hi Elzabeth, This review just made my day! This means so much to Michael, he will be absolutely chuffed to read your kind words! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us, and are so happy that you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Would recommend a guide and this tour.

Mr Dempsey was our enthusiastic guide for this tour. I was so happy that we did skip the line, as the line up to the museum remained quite long. The Pergamon and Nueses Museums were extremely interesting, especially with our guide's narrative. We visited the...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed October 1, 2018
Wow Wow Wow!

These two museums are both outstanding. We took a Insider Tour with Gabriela and it was excellent. The Pergamon museum is unlike anything I've seen before-the sheer size of the artifacts is amazing. How they transported and re-assembled these huge pieces is hard to imagine....More

Thank Bill W
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seafood101
May 18, 2018|
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Response from jcinav | Reviewed this property |
The tour was provided in English as there were four different couples from USA in our tour. The guides also speak German (and our guide also spoke Spanish).
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judithh364
April 5, 2018|
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Response from jcinav | Reviewed this property |
Yes, only valid for the same day. In the summer, the hours are 10 AM to 5 PM. You see a lot on the three hour tour, and the skip the line feature saved probably an hour of waiting.
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