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Small and ancient house in the oldest part of Berlin, very nice and really well preserved! Worth a... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
Mariaelena B
Historic home displaying domestic life in the Biedermeier Era

This historic home is located on a charming street in the Mitte district of Berlin and is dedicated... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
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The former residence of the Knoblauch family is one of the few remaining 18th century town houses in Berlin.
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Poststr. 23 | Ecke Nikolaikirchplatz, 10178 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 24002162
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

Small and ancient house in the oldest part of Berlin, very nice and really well preserved! Worth a visit! It does not take more than 1 hour and it's free! Unfortunately it is not wheelchair accessible.

Thank Mariaelena B
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

This historic home is located on a charming street in the Mitte district of Berlin and is dedicated to the Biedermeier era and the domestic life of the wealthy Knoblauch family who were merchants of silk, buttons and braid for the Prussian Army. The patriarch...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

House by the Nicholaikirche. Lovely furniture - and they want to buy a contemporaneous bureau, so stick a few Euros in the box. Nice family paintings, some of them top notch. Atmospheric place; friendly staff.

1  Thank jonathan s
Reviewed November 1, 2017

This is a small traditional house museum showing the collection of handsome middle-class life, full of Biedermeier furniture of the 1810-1840 period of Prussian history. The house is one of the few original buildings in Nicholai village, just by the Spree south of Museum Island....More

1  Thank donnaannharris
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Located in a lovely part of Berlin with coffee shops, this is a beautiful old merchant house with the original furniture and decoration. Well worth a look. It is listed on the three day museum pass, but since there is no entry charge you don't...More

1  Thank XStephen
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Good to visit, if you are eager to face German history. It has nothing especial, but has somethings worthy to visit. Make sure you are planning to visit it when it is free!

Thank Alireza G
Reviewed December 25, 2016

This is a free place to get warm while walking about. Not really much to see here. A bit if old furniture. I guess its of interest cause it survived the devastation of WW2 but if it was anywhere else in Germany then it would...More

Thank Calaciban
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

This is one of only a few buildings in the amazing Nikolvietel area that is original and escaped the destruction of WW2 bombing. A beautiful looking building in one of Berlin's most visited districts,the Knoblauchhaus is a museum that is both informative and also well...More

3  Thank Neil K
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This lovely house, that doesn't have anything to do with garlic, is truly a hidden gem in Berlin. The view you get of the house of a respected and rich business family is truly stunning. The place breaths out the warmth and riches of times...More

3  Thank Bartbaus
Reviewed June 27, 2016

The only original building in the Nikolai district. All the others around are replicas, built after WW II. There is a very good museum inside.

2  Thank 545medva
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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
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