Posts Tagged: Berlin Museums

Berlin Pass vs Welcome Card vs City Tour Card?

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Berlin Walking Tours

This post compares the various tourist discount attraction passes available to you in Berlin, updated for 2018.  Berlin visitors have a choice of several city passes to help them navigate the city by public transport and offer discounts for museums, sights, attractions and bars, restaurants or clubs.  (auf Deutsch) (en Español) Before You Buy All-Inclusive […]

Visiting the DDR Museum in Berlin

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This guide will help you make the most of your visit, including how to get to the DDR Museum, ticket prices and how long to spend at the museum. The DDR Museum in Berlin is one of the most recommended museums to explore. If you’re from the States, you might be confused. No, it’s not […]

Topography of Terror

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Berlin Topography of Terror

This post is a preview of the Topography of Terror Museum.  Berlin is a city with an extremely troubling past. As the location of the Nazis rise to political power, Hitler’s command center during World War II, and a fractured city split into two by the Cold War-era Wall, modern Berlin has many difficult tales […]

Berliner Unterwelten – Berlin Bunker Tours

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Berlin bunker tours

This post is about Berlin’s underground bunkers.  Like every city, Berlin has a hidden life under the surface. The sewage system, gas, water electricity, the subway, pneumatic tubes – and in the case of Berlin the air raid shelters and bunkers from World War II. Visitors to Berlin can take a bunker tour to discover […]

Holocaust Memorial Berlin Guide

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Berlin Holocaust Memorial s

Close to the Brandenburg Gate, between the American Embassy and a neighborhood of former East Berlin 1980s concrete slab residential buildings, there is a field of dark grey blocks. This is the Memorial for the Murdered Jews of Europe, also known as the Holocaust Memorial.  It was opened in 2005. What does this rather unusual […]

Gundula’s 5 Favorite Museums in Berlin

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Whenever tour guide Gundula is not leading a tour, researching for her next endeavor or exploring the streets of Berlin, she might be inside a museum. Here are her five favorite Berlin museums: “The Egyptian Queen Nefertiti, Greek and Roman statues or famous paintings – that’s what you find on Museum Island or at the […]

Alte Nationalgalerie

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Berlin Alte Nationalgalerie

Museum Island is one of the main tourist attractions in Berlin for culture vultures, antiquity appreciators and heritage fanatics – but what about those of us who just love a good painting? Four of the five museums on the Spree (The Pergamon Museum, The Neues Museum, the Altes Museum and the Bode Museum) focus on […]

Bode Museum

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Berlin Bode Museum

Museum Island is a top destination for visitors to Berlin and locals alike, a culture-lover’s paradise where a ticket costing only eighteen euro buys you access to five of the most esteemed collections of antiquities in Europe.  Each of the massive museums located here has a theme based on the era, region and purpose of […]

Altes Museum

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Museum Island is one of the top tourist attractions in Berlin, a museum-lovers paradise that houses five of Europe’s most impressive collections of antiquities, art and culture. While the Pergamon may draw in hordes of adoring travelers to marvel at its monolithic treasures and the Neues Museum is a favourite of those who want to […]

Neues Museum

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Berlin Bode Museum

Berlin is a museum-lovers dream. Not only does the city boast unique, small museums like the Bauhaus Archive, the Currywurst Museum and the Museum of Things – it also home to some of the largest, most well-respected institutions in Germany, many of them located on the world renowned Museum Island. Museum Island’s sheer scale can […]