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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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Great place to get lost and explore!

Besides the museums here, there are a few other beautiful buildings to check out such as the Berlin Cathedral. Purchase the 3-day pass if possible and get lost in the museums here... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Besides the museums here, there are a few other beautiful buildings to check out such as the Berlin Cathedral. Purchase the 3-day pass if possible and get lost in the museums here and spend some time roaming around to take in the sights!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Come early and spend time in all the museums. Lots of other sites nearby to fill more than half of a day.

Thank 246Gramps
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are a number of museums on the island and you would need to allow several days to visit all of them. We managed 3 in 1 day but were exhausted by the end.

Thank CaseyandSue
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you only get to do one thing in Berlin then go to the Museum Island as there are choices for visits and the whole area is just good to be in .. Each Museum has some thing different to offer.. you cant do this all in a day

Thank John H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Its the area of the 3 museums in Berlin . You can enjoy you day taking the cruise in the Spree and watch Berlin especially the Berliner Dome. You can find as well restaurants surrounding this area, great area to have drink on a sunny day on the green grass surrounded by all tourists

Thank ichrayteh
Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When visitors come to Berlin, this is a must, especially during the summer days. There is a greater range of possibilities with the Dampfer. Here one see Berlin from "the other side"...in all relaxation, one can see the Museums from the Spree side.

Thank Nanette A
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to three museums on the island: Neuses, pergamonmuseum, and Altes museum. I do not normally notice the "flow" of a museum, but I felt like the curators had designed them well. Great selections of paintings and artifacts. It was refreshing not seeing as many paintings of Christian faith-themed art, which is dominant in museums like the Louvre. I got... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was there at 9.15 am and asked what offer there was one museum 12 euros 5 museums 18 euros what a bargain . Each museum had something special to view .I enjoyed them all. The food in the Allegretto cafe was lovely and the price was good, tomato soup very tasty and the Apfelstrudel the best ever. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful place with lots of places to visit, alot you have to pay to get into but it's worth it as the things you can see are fab. Also have a walk round the place it's just beautiful and there's some nice grassy areas to sit down and enjoy the scenery and the atmosphere. Make sure you take your camera!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What an island! So much to visit, see, think about. We only had an afternoon, so we split up with some of us going to the Old National Gallery, and one to the New Museum (Queen Nefertiti!) There is major construction going on to build a new main entrance area and to connect the museums underground. It will be fantastic... More 

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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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