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Address: Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 30 266424242
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Home to three famous museums - the Pergamon, the Altes and the Bode.

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This is a great place as you can get a pass to see all the museums, We only wanted a day pass but we paid 20 each for access to 16 museums and they were all the most beautiful... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place as you can get a pass to see all the museums, We only wanted a day pass but we paid 20 each for access to 16 museums and they were all the most beautiful buildings we have ever seen filled with amazing details and information - Some of them you can not carry your coats... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great idea to put a number of museums together so that you can soak in the culture all at one time. The highlight for us there was the Pergamon Museum, which we'd recommend if your time is limited.

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fabulous artworks to see located in one site. Amazing place in and out of the museum's. Beautiful location

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We paid extra for free entry to all the Museums on the island with our Berlin Welcome Card and so spent two days visiting the Altes, the Pergamon and the Neues museums. All are very well organised with many treasures to visit. Nearly all are labelled in English and the guides are very helpful. There are cafes and free cloakrooms... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such a great place to just walk around, surrounded by the Spree and its canals, the garden in front of the National Museum built to the design of Lenne, see the damage done to the columns of the Altes National Gallery, walk past the great Chipperfield extension to the Neues Museum

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Museum island is a great activity for a rainy day in Berlin as all the different museums are close to each other. There is plenty to see, my favourites are the Pergamon and Alte Nationalgalerie.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

spent the day there and only got to 2 museums. There is so much to see as well as a large park which surrounds the museums.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were in Berlin October 29 to November 5, 2016. The list of closed museums were the Neue National Gallerie, the Gemalde Gallerie (partially), and Die Brucke Museum. I realize that closures are necessary to allow for maintenance, but there were still enough tourists in Berlin at this time that the museum closures should have been scheduled for January, which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Bode, Pergamon, Altes Museum, Neues Museum and National Gallery are there. I saw all but the Altes. There's a lot to see so if you're going to be there a few days, you should consider getting the 3 day pass.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum island is a must see destination,many museums in a very close distance , low entrance fee in each ,there is also one ticket for 3 museums sth worth it,bus 100,200,TXL pass from there.Don't miss it

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Mitte
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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