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Deutsche Kinemathek Museum fur Film und Fernsehen

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Address: Potsdamer Str. 2, 10785 Berlin, Germany
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+49 30 3009030
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Interesting and Visually VERY Pleasing!

This is probably now my favorite museum, definitely my favorite art museum. The exhibits are so beautifully designed that the content almost (but not quite) isn't the most... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is probably now my favorite museum, definitely my favorite art museum. The exhibits are so beautifully designed that the content almost (but not quite) isn't the most interesting part. I love that they have highlighted the female figures of German film, in particular I liked the Marlene Dietrich section. She stands out in the tour like the icon she... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Congratulations to the people who designed this museum's exhibits. They are interestingly presented and very informative, as they introduce the visitor to an in-depth history of the German cinema in all its facets. Equally commendable is the accurate historical context, not self-understood by all European and German museums. This museum starkly and accurately differentiates good and evil, such as the... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Very good location, interesting layout. Ticket is 7eur. As for the experience, a total novice like me can surely find something interesting to see and learn. Mostly it is photos, occasional movie and some props. Sometimes, in spite of the wow effect it has, it does look like a waste of space.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

For any one interested in film this is important to see. It explains the history of film from a German perspective. Based on Germyan history film also impacted other countries, particularly Hollywood. The film footage on display is amazing and scholars have access to more footage. The special area devoted to Marlene Dietrich again provides a great historical narrative of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

As someone who has always worked in Film and Television I had always wanted to visit this museum but had previously never had the time on a visit to Berlin. This time I set aside an entire afternoon to donate to my enjoyment of the Weimar Cinema greats, such as Metropolis. I was not disappointed. The attention to detail was... More 

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Attalens, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

This is a serious look at Germany's development of film and cinema. Naturally, it focuses a great deal on certain personalities such as Dietrich, Lang etc., to the exclusion of some who have contributed much to European and international cinema. Obviously, much is given over to the period during the 1930's and 40's which was, in itself, interesting.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Great exhibitions on display and very informative. Some absolute treats for film buffs. The staff on the other hand need a kick up the bum. Especially the guy with glasses in the gift shop. Rude and elitist attitude which was a shame otherwise this is a great place to visit!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

The museum is very interesting and gives a very thorough perspective of the German movie industry and its contribution to global industry. It does not hide the dark period of German history and is quite objective with the DDR film industry. The museum is also very technology up to date.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

The layout of the museum was just big enough for an hours visit.The artsy walls and mirrors added to the adventure of this little find.It is wheelchair friendly and has lifts to every floor even the toilets and cafe.Interesting facts about film and also some costumes and props on view which left the whole visit on a high especially the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

We simply loved the exhibition on science fiction movies with the setup of different themes (food, travel, extraterrestrials, clothing, warfare etc) with objects and especially the short clips from different films where the similarities and differences between films - mostly well known films but also more obscure ones - were presented. A great exhibition both for those with love of... More 

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