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Museum Island

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Address: 13089 Berlin, Germany
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+49 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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Agood place for museum lovers

There are 5 museums on the ISland, and it is possible to get one ticket to all of them. It is located in the middle of Berlin. LOvely views. The museums themselves are ordinary... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are 5 museums on the ISland, and it is possible to get one ticket to all of them. It is located in the middle of Berlin. LOvely views. The museums themselves are ordinary (the Pergamon is excellent)

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Museum Island is a highlight attraction area in the Mitte District of Berlin. Located on a small piece of land surrounded by the Spree River and offshoot canal that reconnects east of the island, this is where you find a collection of museums recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Here you will find a series of Neo-Classical style... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is easy to spend a whole day here touring these excellent exhibitions. There is much to learn about many different civilizations, well organized, easy to navigate.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of exhibits from different eras. From Babylon gate and ancient Egyptians to modern German paintings and sculptures. Entrance is around 10€ per museum but you can get a 3-day pass for 24€. If you fancy visiting museums and you happen to be in Berlin, don't miss it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is such a delight walking to this area and can imagine how beautiful it must be in summer as when we were there weather refused to go higher than minus 4 in day with chilly winds . Great architecture all around and so many museums to see in the area

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Take a whole day or two as this is the historical areas to visit. Plenty of walking, no rush, visit one museum to the other. Located by the river Spree, it will capture your interest whether taking the museum art works inside or outside, this is a great place to visit durin nice rm days. The Berliner Dom Cathedral is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a full day here and only managed to see a tiny fraction of the art and treasures displayed here. The grouping of the museums together beside the Cathedral makes for easy access and a new wing is being built which will make a return visit essential.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located on an island on the Spree river in the centre of Berlin. To my recollection theres no tram,train nor underground direct to the island but not a problem as easily and more wworthwhile to walk across the Spree to access it. 5 excelkent museums and the berlin cathedral to visit while here but edobt expect to visit all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, each museum here is worth hours of visiting! Pergamon - is my fav But its great location to cover several must-visits in a limited time period

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Pergamon museum alone is worth the visit for the Gate of Babylon and Roman gate of Miletus. Also Nefertiti in the Neues Museum. DEFINITELY book your tickets in advance online at 'tiqets' as cheaper and 'queue jumpers'.

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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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