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Magicum Berlin Magic Museum

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Good for an hour, but expected more magic

Nice little museum, with a little bit of history back to religion. Nice flyer for kids to fill in... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
matrask
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Ideal for kids younger than 12

This is super for kids and keeps them interested for a couple of hours. There isn’t much actual... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
JackBarr
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Zurich, Switzerland
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MAGICUM - Berlin Magic Museum carries you off into the secret world of magic: Lovingly arranged and presented with tongue ever so slightly in cheek, the exhibition takes you from the origins of magical thought and ancient wisdoms, through ancestral...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Grosse Hamburger Str. 17, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Mitte
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+49 30 28875635
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are some different opinions on magic. For me, magic is show, illusion and tricks. Magic is Penn&Teller. For whoever created the museum, magic is apparently a lot of esoterics. You can generate a horoscope, draw Tarot cards and similar - sorry - nonsense. Then...More

Thank Frunobulax
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Nice little museum, with a little bit of history back to religion. Nice flyer for kids to fill in, but I did expect more magic and it's history. Probably better if you watch the magic show they offer

Thank matrask
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Location = great Staff = very friendly with excellent English Size of attraction = small Items = various accessories related to magic beliefs over the world Special #1 = you get a quest over the items in the museum and fill in a piece of...More

Thank Sergei S
Reviewed April 24, 2018

This is super for kids and keeps them interested for a couple of hours. There isn’t much actual magic but more on various beliefs in magic and superstition. All rather twee and set up for curious children.

Thank JackBarr
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Interesting and informative. We enjoyed our visit. There is lots of reading and I would say its more suitable to older children and adults not small children. We enjoyed the interactive elements and obviously only believed the bits we wanted to! It was quiet when...More

1  Thank Zoe B
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Certainly not my kind of museum but interesting, nonetheless. It was good reading about the history of different religions and various superstitions.

Thank paulsharpe
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Just a few minutes walk from Hackescher Markt there's this small museum. most of it is new age mambo jumbo (astrology, numerology etc). . but there is a big room with a mix of thinking challenges, math riddles, and some other games It caught the...More

Thank Yoavbenarie
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Nice People but the museum has no interactive magic games are just puzzles..:S for us it will work better if they make a coffee place with free entrance..

Thank Marieta S
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

We thought this would be a nice museum for a rainy day, but it was not really what we expected. First of all the museum is more about superstition instead of magic. So expect info about witches, astrology etc. Also the interactive part (which was...More

1  Thank Anke050
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

It's a fun place for kids but it could be better for adults. The final room needs more structure especially if you're waiting for the show which we never got to see because we had no idea if we could go in or when the...More

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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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