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Museum for the Present (Museum fur Gegenwart)

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Modern art station

A first class museum of contemporary art located in a splendid Neoclassical style building... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
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Manifesto alone was worth it

I'll start by saying we didn't visit the whole museum and only got tickets for the Manifesto video... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2016
Einat a
Brooklyn, New York
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Jul 26, 2018
“Modern art station”
Jul 1, 2018
“Best Modern Art Collection”
One of Berlin's newer renowned art galleries.
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Invalidenstr. 50-51 | Hamburger Bahnhof, 10557 Berlin, Germany
Mitte (Borough)
+49 30 266424242
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

A first class museum of contemporary art located in a splendid Neoclassical style building. Hamburger Bahnhof is a former train station opened in 1846. After going through the spectacular main hall we admired the permanent collections rich of masterpieces by Rauschenberg, Warhol, Haring, Lichtenstein ......More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

I have been to a LOT of modern art collections, but the sculpture floor here takes the cake. Beautifully curated single pieces, it includes a Brancusi (Bird in Space) and a Giacometti, precious works once deemed “degenerate” and a fabulous painting of a dapper Edvard...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Not the full museum is open at the moment and found the price of €14 for this exhibition high. Beautiful building though!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 284rogierd
Reviewed July 28, 2016

I'll start by saying we didn't visit the whole museum and only got tickets for the Manifesto video show by Julian Rosefeldt. It was totally worth the visit even without going to anything else, and is presented until September 18th. I recommend it to anyone...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Einat a
Reviewed June 27, 2016

It is not that what its name tells you - this is not a railway station, but a very good museum. Right now there are 4 exhibitions, we visited 3 of them. There are always changed mostly very good temporary exhibitions.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank 545medva
Reviewed March 16, 2016

We wee fortunate enough to get a behind the scenes tour with the curator and also tour the restoration workshops. This place as fascinating as we got to see a very nice display of works from Warhol and others. Very nice use of an old...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

Entrance fee was 14 € per person, and no discount with Berlin WelcomeCard. Museum is easy to find, close (300 m) to the main railwaystation Berlin Hauptbahnhof. There is air-conditioning in some parts of the museum, but not all. The signage and navigation in this...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 16, 2014

This Museum does not count among the "top klassikers" recommended when you visit Berlin, however it is in any case worth visiting. Interesting up to extraordinary exhibits and concepts convey Berlin's atmosphere, culture and vibe in a strongly modern way. The central hall with classic...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

Not to hard to find get off at berlins main train station turn right go 300m and its there on your left some interesting modern works art way too many for a quick visit make sure you have plenty of time to get the full...More

Thank ADRIANH2710
Reviewed July 29, 2013

From photography to painting to sculpture this museum of contemporary works offers visitors a good range of art to explore. The museum has a great layout and both an indoor and outdoor cafe to chill in before or after contemplating the big questions artists ask...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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