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Museum Island

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Address: 13089 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0) 30 / 266424242
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Home to three famous museums - the Pergamon, the Altes and the Bode.

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Very good place for Pokemon Go players

You can read many comments, but I want to add a bit different comment :) There are 5 poke shops in front of Dome. Additionally there are always Lure on them. So, if you are... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can read many comments, but I want to add a bit different comment :) There are 5 poke shops in front of Dome. Additionally there are always Lure on them. So, if you are tired or want to have some snack/drink, you can spend time at there. In 15 minutes, you can pick more than 20 animals :) You... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Interesting that the island is mentioned as a sight here at Tripadvisor. It is not special, but on it are a lot of interesting museums as well as the Berlin dome.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very well maintained grounds and buildings with a somewhat romantic touch to walk around. A lot of museums and expositions to visit if you have the time, which we, unfortunately, did not have. But when visiting Berlin, a must-do!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful little island spotted with 5 (if I'm not mistaken) great museums. The queues so tend to be quite long so I'd suggest one books online in advance to avoid the long lines. Obviously very interesting.

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The entire island consists of huge buildings, each one more beautiful than the last. An impressive sight. Definately worth visiting

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For history fanatics having so many world class museums packed together in one place can be quite overwhelming. even if not going to the museums very pleasant just to wander round and see the architecture. A real must for Berlin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the one day pass for the 5 museums on the island and visited from 10 am to 5 am. Those museums are different and magnificent. Was a little bit too much for our poor brains but we enjoyed a lot this day. Some things are wonderfull such as Nefertiti at the Neues Musuem or the gate of Babylon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a seriously good area of Berlin to visit and is up there with the most popular tourist attractions in this superb eclectic city. It's great walking along the banks of the River Spree and viewing the magnificent Cathedral and the numerous museums all in this vicinity. There are plenty of cafes for refreshments and you need these cafes... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Museum Island contains five museums, the Altes Museum, the Neue Museum, the Alte Nationalgalerie, the Pergammon Museum, and the Bode Museum. All museums are included if you purchase the Berlin Welcome Card with Museum Island. This covers admission to museums on Museum Island for 72 hours as well as a 72 hour ABC rail pass.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a destination in itself. We were only able to see the Berlin Chapel and that is worth the few bucks. Lots of stairs. During the weekend artisans had stands up for their goods.

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The center of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighborhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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