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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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Don't miss the island!

You should take advantage of this extraordinary location with many of the most important must see in more or less one spot. Take your time in some of the exciting museums, but if... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You should take advantage of this extraordinary location with many of the most important must see in more or less one spot. Take your time in some of the exciting museums, but if in high season pre book tickets, so you can escape long cues.

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Manchester UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We only visited the Pergamon Museum as we took so much longer there than we anticipated and ran out of time to see the other museums. A day pass to all them costs 18 euros and grants access to a large number of museums. Make sure you arrive early to get your money's worth as there is a lot to... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must for all visitors to Berlin, a museum for all tastes and a marvel to behold for the architecture alone!

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the Museumsinsel is a must-see, however, there is a lot of refurbishing going on at the moment, so expect a big building site.

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The island ticket is a great alternative if you want to save a buck or two its only 18€ and if you have a student id 9€ if you buy it individualy buy it, it will be 12€ each

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved that all the museums were in one place. For a visitor this makes life very easy. If you're staying in Alexanderplatz and the weather is good, suggest you walk there. It's about 15 minutes but it's a nice walk and very picturesque as you approach the Berlin cathedral and cross over the bridge. Great picture spot! Seeing all... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As most of the museums were closed when we were there it's quite difficult to say very much, but a nice contained museum area on the river.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So many great museums in just one small area. You can get a day pass to visit all museums on the island for 18 euros, or a 3-day pass for all museums in Berlin. Definitely a must-see while you are here!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A number of different museums to visit with some interesting and amazing exhibits. Staff tend to be quite rude though so don't expect a friendly smile.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the place by accident, but worth a visit! A full day trip, the island has a collection of 5 different museums, the total ticket is not expensive (circa 24 euros) and allows you to visit different museums as many times as possible during a single day visit. Highly recommended for museum buffs!

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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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