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“It makes you think outside the box”

Sammlung Boros - Boros Bunker - Boros Collection
Ranked #40 of 939 things to do in Berlin
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Owner description: Art collection housed in a former bunker
Reviewed September 20, 2013

This grim World War 2 bunker houses a modern art museum created by Mr and Mrs Boros. The bunker is a spectacle in itself and prompts you to think hard about how the ordinary people of Berlin survived during the allied bombing raids of WW2. It was later used by the Stasi, and serves as a grim reminder of that time. A visit to the museum is by guided tour taking around 1.5 hours - we were sceptical when we first went in, but the time passed all too quickly; our guide explained the strange works - we were encouraged to think 'out of the box' and all-in-all this was a stimulating experience. Tours need to be booked in advance and there are special tours in English. Worth seeing, particularly if you have been to Berlin previously and visited the main tourist sites.

Thank ClareandChris
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Reviewed September 1, 2013

You need to book. It is very central and easy to find. The bunker is an amazing space -it would be interesting to visit without the art. With the art, it was spectacular! The guided tour was brilliant- interesting and informative. The art was amazing. If you are in Berlin try to go to this collection- it was the best thing from our 5 day visit.

1  Thank alibLeigh
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

I loved this place. We had a very knowledgeable guide called Andrea, a student of art history. She was great, allowing us to look around the exhibits and realising that the location was also an attraction for us too. You need to book in advance as it is very popular. Be sure to choose the right language tour, either German or language. Really interesting place - something different to do!

2  Thank visitor049
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

As noted by others, WW2 bunker converted to private art collection. Knowledgeable docents. Kind of hit or miss on the art - remember it's a private collection so the owners taste may not be the same as yours. In our case we liked about two thirds of it.

1  Thank Edward R
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Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

We manages to snag a cancelled booking on our final day in Berlin. The use of the old bunker as a contemporary art space ia genius. I'm never sure about this kond of "art", but make of it what you will and enjoy he cleverness and though that created this interesting collection. You don't need to "get it" you just need to see and feel howecer you feel.

Thank Michael R
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