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Museum Island

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Address: 13089 Berlin, Germany
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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

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A wonderful place with many museums gathered with reference to many peoples and their cultural heritage as well as the most important are that of Greece. Worth a visit !!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A wonderful place with many museums gathered with reference to many peoples and their cultural heritage as well as the most important are that of Greece. Worth a visit !!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Worth seeing the island. Many museums (some of them are free to enter, depends on the day). and it is just nice to take a look around

Thank Olga V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place to see in Berlin. Nice for exploring and getting away from the main tourist hub. Would recommend

Thank JLChittick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What can I say: one of the most important museum areas in the world, if not the most important. Expert to spend many days, or weeks if you intend to see everything.

Thank Fhain B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely area, by the river. A good selection of museums, we did not go in but spent a long time around the area. Imposing buildings and deciding which museums to go to on our next visit. The Cathedral was enormous and imposing and very photographic. The crypt is available to visitors as is a walk around the dome, well worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to visit, the museums are very well kept and full of interesting artefacts. When we visited museum island there was a snow storm and it was absolutely stunning with a fresh blanket of snow on the ground. It's an ideal area of Berlin to go on a walk and take in some beautiful sights.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the Pergammon and Neus museums are the pick of the cluster of museums here. Don't miss the Cathedral also

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The buildings here are absolutely stunning. Rare to find so much outstanding architecture in one place. The type of place you will want to keep coming back to for another look

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love museums and history and so dedicated a whole day to this island. However although the buildings are beautiful and the exihibits good it is mainly art. Mostly Roman and Egyptian artefacts for days with brief notes about each collection. I went to three of the 5 museums and called it a day after 3 hours. However if you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My daughter and I spent the day on the island and were able to see three of the museums. The exhibits were really enjoyable and each museum we visited was well worth our time. Don't forget to stop at the Berliner dome as well.

Thank Connie R

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Staying in Mitte

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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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