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Address: Matthaeikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin, Germany
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+49 4930 2662101
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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A wide selection of European artwork, dating from the 1200s through the...

A wide selection of European artwork, dating from the 1200s through the 1700s, can be found at this popular museum.

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Wonderful and interesting museum

We very much enjoyed this quiet and ineteresting museum with its many art treasures, especially the Caravaggio painting.

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Dave C
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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We very much enjoyed this quiet and ineteresting museum with its many art treasures, especially the Caravaggio painting.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Gemaldegalerie is a museum near potsdamer platz in Berlin. It has various of Italian Renaissance paintings, and of Dutch painters. This collection is large with nice paintings, and it reminded me a lot of the uffizi gallery in Florence Italy. For classical paintings this is the best museum in Berlin.

Thank Ofer_1Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy going to museums and appreciate seeing great art. We have been to the Louvre and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and this museum is right up there in terms of old master paintings. Berlin has several world class museums and this is one of them.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took me 6 hours to get through the whole gallery with a FREE English audio guide. Tiring but worth the effort. They don't have galleries like this in Canada.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As many people have stated, this gallery has an important collection of paintings. Unfortunately the ambience is not a great one in which to enjoy them. The building is in the Kulturforum, a rather dull complex (with a few exceptions, like the Berliner Philharmonie). In the gallery the paintings themselves are not very well supplied with information and the lighting... More 

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This has the most comprehensive collection of Old Masters I've seen: you name an artist and there are probably a few exampes of their work here, and there is still room for some quirky surprises too! Not as crowded as it really deserves to be (probably because it's strangely tricky to get to, and not well advertised) but that's a... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Germany was one of the great early industrial economies in the late 1800's resulting in great new personal wealth and amazing state and personal art and antiquity collections, which have often ended up in these galleries and museums Berlin. On par with anything in London, NY or Paris.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Gemaldegallerie has a superb collection of old masters to rival the National Gallery in London or the Louvre or Uffizi-but the great advantage is that it is nowhere near as well known and busy. You can stand in front of a Vermeer and be pretty much the only person in the room (instead of 10 deep elsewhere). One of... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This large and impressive collection of 12th to 18th c european art is a must see for visitors to Berlin. Pre-Renaissance religious art generally creeps me out, so I was a bit put off as I walked through the first few rooms. But by the time you get to the 5th or 6th room, you realize you are in a... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a good art museum. A nice selection. Went there twice. Easy to museumed out with all the art. Took it in two trips.

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