Address: Bodestraße 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Opening hours: 10:00-18:00, 10-20:00 (Thursday)
Prices: from €2 to €14
Date of creation: 1910 r.
What the collection contains: collections of ancient architecture and Hellenistic sculpture.
Link to the museum's website: https://www.smb.museum/museen-einrichtungen/pergamonmuseum/home/
Pergamon Museum in Berlin, co-founder of the Berlin-based so-called. Museum Island. The facility has both permanent and temporary exhibitions. The museum is divided into three branches:
– Collections of Ancient Art - contain numerous collections belonging to the Brandenburg Electors. Among them is, among others, a masterpiece of Hellenistic art - the The Great Altar of Zeus.
– Museum of the Middle East - in its collection has works of art and Sumerian, Babylonian and Assyrian architecture, including, for example. Ishtar Gate or Facade of the throne room of Nebuchadnezzar II.
– Museum of Islamic Art - has mainly works of Islamic art from Egypt, the Middle East and Iran. These include, for example. Facade of Mshatta Palace.
Admission to the museum is paid, and prices, depending on exposure, range from €2 to €14.
2. the German Museum of Technology
Address: Trebbiner Str. 9, 10963 Berlin, Germany
Opening hours: Mon - closed; Tues - Fri - 9am - 5:30pm; Sat - Sun - 10am - 6pm
Prices: from €4 to €8
Date of creation): 1982 r.
What the collection contains: exhibits on the history of technology (rail transportation, water transport or air transport).
Link to the museum's website: https://technikmuseum.berlin/
German Museum of Technology is as much as 25,000 sq. m. of museum space that takes visitors on a historical and technical journey. Admission to the museum is by ticket only. For adults its The cost is 8 EUR, for students 4 EUR, while children and teenagers under the age of 18 can enter for free.
The museum originally took the name Museum of Transportation and Technology, but over the years the exposition has been steadily expanded to include various other industries. To permanent exhibitions include, among others:
– Rail Transportation - At this exhibition you can find, for example, forty original railroad vehicles or a unique collection of vintage railroad models in 1:5 scale, which were established at the turn of the 20th century.
In addition to permanent exhibitions, the museum's portfolio also includes temporary exhibitions, and the most popular display available is the Spectrum interactive exhibition.
3. the Jewish Museum in Berlin
Address: Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin, Germany
Opening hours: Sat - closed; Sun - Fri - 10am - 7pm
Prices: depending on the exhibition, free admission or €8/normal ticket
Date of creation: 2001 r.
What the collection contains: exhibitions documenting German-Jewish relations
Link to the museum's website: https://www.jmberlin.de/
Jewish Museum Berlin is the largest museum of Jewish history (it has an area of 38,000 sqm), which documents Jewish-German relations. The facility consists of two parts, viz. Kollegienhaus As well as from an edifice built specifically for the museum, designed by the Daniel Libeskind. The museum officially opened in 2001.
Admission to the permanent exhibition is free, but you still need to have an entrance ticket. Other temporary exhibitions come with a fee that starts at EUR 8.
The museum also has interesting educational facilities, as it has many interactive displays.
4. the Old National Gallery in Berlin
Address: Bodestraße 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Opening hours: Tues-Sun - 10:00-18:00; Mon - closed
Prices: from €6 to €25
Date of creation: 1861 r.
What the collection contains: 19th century paintings and sculpture
Link to the museum's website: https://www.smb.museum/en/museums-institutions/alte-nationalgalerie/home/
Old National Gallery in Berlin is another museum that belongs to the Berlin-based Museum Islands. The facility has both permanent and temporary exhibitions. The museum's entire collection is spread over three floors:
– 1st floor - classicist sculpture and works created under the influence of naturalism and Art Nouveau (late 19th and early 20th centuries);
– 2nd floor - German works from the period of realism and impressionism (late 19th and early 20th centuries);
– 3rd floor – Neoclassical works and those from the Romantic era. They were created in the first half of the 19th century (including works by Caspar David Friedrich).
Admission to the museum is paid, and prices, depending on the exhibition in question, range from 6 to 25 EUR.
5th Natural History Museum in Berlin
Address: Invalidenstraße 43, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Opening hours: Tues-Fri - 09:30-18:00; Sat-Sun - 10:00-18:00.
Prices: from €2 to €15
Date of creation: 1810 r.
What the collection contains: 30 million zoological, paleontological, mineralogical and other exhibits.
Link to the museum's website: https://www.museumfuernaturkunde.berlin/en
Museum of Natural History in Berlin is as much as 4,400 sq. m. of museum space with more than 30 million exhibits related to natural history. Admission to the museum is possible only with the purchase of a ticket. For adults, its cost is 8 EUR, discounted ticket 5 EUR, while children under the age of 6 can enter for free.
The museum's collections mostly include three fields of natural sciences: zoology, paleontology and mineralogy. Permanent exhibitions include, among others:
– Dinosaurs - of which the main exhibit is brachiosaur reconstruction, the largest assembled dinosaur skeleton in the world.
– Minerals – mineral collection comprising nearly 200,000 specimens.
The museum also performs a teaching function, having a interactive exhibitions, and also has temporary exhibitions in its portfolio.
6. the Bode Museum
Address: Am Kupfergraben, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Opening hours: Mon and Sat - closed; Tues-Fri and Sun - 10:00-18:00.
Prices: from €10.50
Date of creation: 1904 r.
What the collection contains: works of Byzantine art, ivory sculptures, numismatic exhibits.
Link to the museum's website: https://www.smb.museum/museen-einrichtungen/bode-museum/home/
Bode Museum in Berlin is a facility belonging to the popular Museum Islands. It is a neo-baroque building that was originally named after Emperor Frederick III. Admission to the museum is possible only with the purchase of a ticket, whose Prices start at €10.50.
The museum's collection comes from several historical eras - From the end of the Roman Empire until the 19th century. The facility has the following sections:
– Painting department - It contains works including. Donatello, Verrocchio, Bernini.
– Ivory sculpture department, dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries.
– Byzantine art department
– Numismatic section - include coin collections, starting from the 7th century BC until the 20th century.
7th German Historical Museum
Address: Unter den Linden 2, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Opening hours: Thurs - 10:00-20:00; Mon-Sun - 10:00-18:00.
Prices: from €4 to €8
Date of creation: 1987 r.
What the collection contains: the historic building of the Armory, exhibits from different historical periods of Germany.
Link to the museum's website: https://www.dhm.de/
German Historical Museum in Berlin is a museum established in 1987 by the then German chancellor, on the occasion of the celebration of the 750th anniversary of Berlin. The facility has both permanent and temporary exhibitions. Among the most popular exhibitions are, among others:
– "German History from the Middle Ages to the Fall of the Wall". - involves 8,000 exhibits and occupies two levels.
– Armory - it is main building, currently closed until 2025 due to renovation work.
Admission to the museum is paid. The normal ticket is EUR 8, while discounted is EUR 4.. On the other hand, children and teenagers under the age of 18 enter the museum for free.
8 Topography of Terror
Address: Niederkirchnerstraße 8, 10963 Berlin, Germany.
Opening hours: Mon-Sun - 10:00-20:00.
Prices: free admission.
Date of creation: 2010 r.
What the collection contains: exhibitions telling the stories of all the Third Reich's terror institutions.
Link to the museum's website: https://www.topographie.de/topographie-des-terrors/
Topography of Terror in Berlin is a place undoubtedly encompassed by a distinctive atmosphere. It is located on the site of buildings that, during the period of Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945, were the headquarters of the Gestapo and the SS, the main tools of repression. The exhibition is divided into several parts:
- building surroundings with Berlin Wall,
- exhibition inside, telling The history of all the institutions of terror of the Third Reich,
– documentation center, which includes a library with 27,000 volumes, seminar rooms and an archive.
Admission to the museum is absolutely free. Available exhibitions are presented in English and German. In addition, the museum also periodically organizes temporary exhibitions.
9 Neues Museum
Address: Bodestraße 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany.
Opening hours: monday, tuesday, wednesday, pt, sunday - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; sat - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; fri - 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Prices: from €7 to €14
Date of creation: 1855 r.
What the collection contains: exhibits of ancient Egyptian art, archaeological collections from prehistoric, ancient and early medieval times.
Link to the museum's website: https://www.smb.museum/museen-einrichtungen/neues-museum/home/
Neues Museum in Berlin is on Museum Island. Admission to the museum is possible only after purchasing a ticket. The cost of a regular ticket is EUR 14, while a discounted ticket costs EUR 7.
The museum's collection includes:
– exhibits of ancient Egyptian art - of which the most famous exhibit is bust of Egyptian queen Nefertiti 1340 BC,
– archaeological collections From prehistoric, ancient and early medieval times.
The museum also serves didactic function, having interactive exhibitions, and also has in its portfolio the following. temporary exhibitions.
10th Museum of Photography
Address: Jebensstraße 2, 10623 Berlin, Germany.
Opening hours: mon - sunday - 11:00-19:00; sat - closed
Prices: from €5 to €10
Date of creation: 2004 r.
What the collection contains: personal articles of deceased photographers, works of Helmut Newton
Link to the museum's website: https://www.smb.museum/museen-einrichtungen/museum-fuer-fotografie/home/
Museum of Photography is one of Berlin's state museums managed by the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation. Admission to the museum is possible only after purchasing a ticket. Its standard cost is EUR 10 and includes entry to all exhibitions. The ticket for EUR 5 gives the opportunity to visit only specific exhibitions. On the other hand, children and teenagers under the age of 18 can enter for free.
Permanent exhibitions include, among others: Helmut Newton's private property. Nevertheless, the Museum of Photography also has temporary exhibitions, including, for example:
– Helmut Newton photography (until May 14, 2023)
– Bird's eye view and bird's eye photography for kids - An exhibition dedicated to children. Available until February 19, 2023.