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Berlin: Illuseum Berlin Entrance Ticket

1. Berlin: Illuseum Berlin Entrance Ticket

Take a break from the real world and step into the Illuseum Berlin. Located in the center of Berlin, the Illuseum is a place where nothing is as it seems and where fun, entertainment, and interactivity for visitors of all ages is the focus. Whether it's slate space or infinite space, baffling holograms, or an impressive tunnel, anyone can immerse themselves for a moment in a world full of illusions, allowing themselves to fall under the spell of their senses. Experience a one-of-a-kind museum where you will defy gravity, lose the ground under your feet, see yourself grow and shrink, and become inspired by optical illusions. As a special treat, check out clever play-areas made of sustainable wooden toys with many impressive 3D puzzles and riddles that are not only fun but also train your logical skills. It's easy to waste a day at this tricky fitness center for the brain.

Berlin: Neue Nationalgalerie Entry Ticket

2. Berlin: Neue Nationalgalerie Entry Ticket

With this entry ticket to Neue Nationalgalerie, you'll gain access to the museum’s special exhibitions as well as audio guides at most exhibitions. Simply show your ticket at the museum entrance, then enjoy your added perks during your visit. Come prepared to immediately start enjoying the artwork and architecture featured at Neue Nationalgalerie. After 6 years of closure for renovations, the museum will once again present major works of Classical Modernism from the Nationalgalerie Collection. Admire works by artists such as Otto Dix, Hannah Höch, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Lotte Laserstein and Renée Sintenis. The works of art assembled in the museum reflect the social processes of a turbulent time, among them the German Empire’s reform movements, the First World War, the Weimar Republic’s Golden Twenties, the Second World War, and the Holocaust.

Berlin: Madame Tussauds Admission Ticket

3. Berlin: Madame Tussauds Admission Ticket

Feel the music, feel like a supermodel, feel like a legend! Madame Tussauds Berlin is more than just wax! You’ll come up closer than ever to celebrities and famous characters. Interactive sets, elaborate outfits, and the latest technology let you immerse deeply into the world of your idols. More than 100 lifelike wax figures in multiple themed areas provide an extraordinary experience and unique WOW moments for everyone! Find the perfect spot for your family photo or Instagram selfie. Become part of the music video of Shawn Mendes, hit the catwalk in front of Ana Wintour, or date George Clooney at the most exclusive VIP party in town! Anything is possible at Madame Tussauds Berlin! · New as of 24th of June 2021: Experience the most defining moments of the last 100 years of Berlin history exclusively at Madame Tussauds Berlin. In the brand-new interactive area with over 200m2, wax figures of personalities and immersive sets that have shaped Berlin await you. Immerse yourself in the most iconic moments of the capital's history that have made Berlin what it is today: the city of freedom and tolerance. This is our declaration of love for the capital city!

Berlin: 'Hitler, How Could It Happen' & Berlin Story Museum

4. Berlin: 'Hitler, How Could It Happen' & Berlin Story Museum

Immerse yourself in Berlin's eventful history and follow the audio guide's vivid explanations about the past from Imperial times to the fall of the Berlin Wall in a real bunker from the Second World War. Step back in time to the period of National Socialism and discover a piece of contemporary history. Learn everything about Hitler's rise to power and his reign of terror. Visit the award-winning Berlin Story Museum in the huge Berlin Story Bunker near Anhalter Bahnhof and Potsdamer Platz. Learn more about Berlin's eventful history at 30 stations with large installations, informative photos, and short films.

Berlin: Natural History Museum Entrance Ticket

5. Berlin: Natural History Museum Entrance Ticket

Come and join a journey of discovery that begins by following the footsteps of Alexander von Humboldt and Charles Darwin and takes you all the way to the modern-day explorers of life on earth. Every day, the approximately 200 scientists working at the Museum für Naturkunde look for answers to the great problems and challenges the future holds, relying on their scientific collections, comprising over 30 million items. Their insights shape the various permanent and special exhibitions and many special events. Some of the best-known exhibits are to be found in the Dinosaur Hall, which shows life as it might have been in the Upper Jurassic period, 150 million years ago. Giraffatitan brancai, the tallest mounted dinosaur skeleton in the world, impressively welcomes all visitors in the center of the exhibition hall. The precious Archaeopteryx lithographica, the Mona Lisa of natural history, is elegantly displayed in a safety showcase in the back of the hall. The most prominent addition to the dinosaur collections is Tristan Otto, Europe's first original skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex, which has only been on display since December 2015. All of the fossil objects – and the dinosaurs in particular – still yield new secrets to scientists and researchers from all over the world. The museum offers much more than extinct fossils - the East Wing allows visitors to see a genuine scientific research collection that has received many accolades. This collection is home to about a million animals stored in 80 tonnes of alcohol. The Biodiversity Wall fascinates visitors, displaying 3,000 species in one glance. This thought-provoking installation opens up a discussion on biodiversity and its loss – a theme that remains at the heart of the museum’s research efforts. With changing temporary exhibitions and a diversified education programme including guided tours, lectures and workshops, the Museum für Naturkunde is always worth a visit.

Berlin: Pergamon Museum Entrance Ticket

6. Berlin: Pergamon Museum Entrance Ticket

Visit the Pergamon Museum, whose redevelopment will transform it into a worldwide attraction among the Berlin museums. The redevelopment is still ongoing, however, you will be able to enjoy most of the museum. The Antiquity Collection The Pergamon antique collection is one of the world's most significant collections of Greek and Roman art. See the architectural installations from Ancient Greece and Rome, including the gem of Roman architecture: the Market Gate of Miletus from circa 100 AD. As part of the renovation, the hall with the Pergamon Altar will remain closed until at least 2024. The Middle East Museum The Middle East Museum collects artifacts of the 6,000-year cultural history of civilizations such as Mesopotamia, Assyria, and Anatolia. Among the 270,000 objects, the main attractions are the reconstruction of the gloriously colorful Ishtar Gate and the Procession Way of Babylon from the time of Nebuchadnezzar II. Gaze in wonder at the earliest examples of writing in Cuneiform script on clay tablets from Uruk. Islamic Art Museum The Museum for Islamic Art displays both masterpieces of applied art and archaeological artifacts from Muslim as well as Christian and Jewish groups from the 8th to 19th century. Let yourself be amazed by architectural works that you will not find in any other museum. See the richly decorated stone facade of the Mshatta palace and the famous Aleppo Room with its colorfully painted wall paneling.

Berlin: DDR Museum Tickets

7. Berlin: DDR Museum Tickets

Visit the DDR Museum, where the history of East Germany (often called by its German acronym, DDR, instead of the English, GDR) is made tangible. See reconstructions of DDR apartments and learn about daily life under the communist regime. The items in the museum are not hidden away in cases, but wait to be properly discovered. You can pull out drawers, open cupboards, reach inside and browse. Climb into an original Trabant, turn the ignition – and off it goes. Experience an exciting simulated voyage through the prefabricated districts accompanied by the typical Trabant noises. Turn on the television in a typical East German living-room and rifle through the Karat wall-cupboard, one of the most evocative home-furnishings of the GDR era. Smell the spices on the shelf and see the pressure-cooker on the stove. Watch news-reports sitting in an original cinema stall, or dance to Lipsi, East Germany's answer to rock-and-roll.

THE WALL: asisi Panorama Berlin Ticket

8. THE WALL: asisi Panorama Berlin Ticket

Visit the Panorama, an artistic representation of what life was like in the shadow of the Berlin Wall. Experience Kreuzberg on a fictitious autumn day in the 1980s. With your day ticket, take in the scenes of everyday life. View the alternative life of SO 36 in West Berlin, separated from East Berlin and yet only a stone's throw away. See the so-called Death Strip and border facilities. From the visitor’s platform, experience how mundane, and yet how gruesome life was in the shadow of the Wall. The exhibition also features a documentary on the artist, Yadegar Asisi from his early ideas to the creation of the Panorama.

Berlin: Neues Museum Entry Ticket

9. Berlin: Neues Museum Entry Ticket

Discover the Neues Museum in Berlin. Experience exhibits from 3 collections: the Egyptian Museum, the Museum of Prehistory and Early History as well as the Antique Collection. Get a unique insight into the development of prehistoric cultures from the Middle East to the Atlantic, from North Africa to Scandinavia. See highlights like the famous bust of Nefertiti, the Green Head as well as Priam's Treasure from Heinrich Schliemann's collection. Discover a replica of an Egyptian sarcophagus, see the impressive Berlin Gold Hat, the statue of the Xanten Boy and one of the surviving statues of the Roman sun god Helios.

Berlin: Entry to Alte Nationalgalerie

10. Berlin: Entry to Alte Nationalgalerie

Explore the Alte Nationalgalerie, a "sanctuary for art and science", the idea for which goes back to Friedrich Wilhelm IV. The collection is based on a donation from the banker Joachim Heinrich Wilhelm Wagener, who left the works of the Dusseldorf school of painting and Belgian history painters to the Prussian state. In 1876, the National Gallery was opened as the third museum of the Spree Island and after the fall of the Berlin Wall, it was used as the Alte Nationalgalerie of the 19th century. See sculptures like the breathtaking Sleeping Beauty and works by French Impressionists such as Manet, Monet and Renoir. Discover Romanticism and the time of Goethe with the "The Monk by the Sea", the "Gothic Cathedral at the Water" and the Group of Princesses. Experience exhibition talks and guided tours with various themes for children and adults.


Best museums in Berlin

Planning a trip to Germany and looking for the best museums in Berlin? In a city as culturally and historically rich as Berlin, you won’t have to look hard to find great museums to explore. In fact, narrowing down the list of the best ones will be the real challenge for you. Keep reading for some of the top Berlin museums of art and history.

Discover Museum Island

A great starting point for exploring Berlin’s museums is the impressive Museum Island, located right in the heart of Berlin. This small island in the Spree River is home to five different museums: Pergamon Museum, Bode-Museum, Neues Museum, Alte Nationalgalerie, and Altes Museum (Old Museum).

Altes Museum

The Altes Museum ("Old Museum" in English) was the first museum to open on Museum Island. Here you can see a permanent exhibition of classical art and sculpture from Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire. The Alte Nationalgalerie resembles an ancient temple, majestically looking out over Museum Island. Inside you’ll find an impressive collection of art from the 19th century, including works by such greats as Monet, Renoir, and Manet.

Neues Museum

The Neues Museum ("New Museum" in English) tells a story of ancient history and prehistory around the world. Here you can explore a vast collection of Egyptian antiquities, the most impressive of which is the famed Nefertiti Bust. The Neues also showcases European history from the Stone Age through the Middle Ages.

Bode Museum

At the northern tip of Museum Island, you will find the Bode-Museum. It’s home to an impressive gallery of Byzantine Art and a sculpture collection ranging from the medieval period to the late 18th century.

Pergamon Museum

Finally, the Pergamon Museum is the most famous attraction on Museum Island. At this museum, you can explore a collection of antique art and artifacts from all over the globe. Even the architecture of the building is designed to represent the architectural structures of some of these ancient civilizations. Get a glimpse into Ancient Greek and Roman cultures as you observe artifacts from civilizations like Mesopotamia, Assyria, and Anatolia. Make sure to see the stunning Ishtar Gate of Babylon, one of the main attractions in this museum.

The museums are open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays). However, note that on Mondays, only the Pergamon Museum and the Neues Museum are open. Youth under 18 can enter Museum Island for free.

Art museums in Berlin

If you’re a lover of modern art, you won’t want to miss the Berlinische Galerie Museum of Modern Art. It features paintings, sculptures, photographs, and other pieces of art from the 1870s to the present day. Their permanent collections feature modern art created in Berlin, and their special exhibitions cover a variety of themes. Keep in mind that the museum is closed on Tuesdays, so plan your visit accordingly.

Are you a fan pf photography? If so, then the Museum of Photography is for you. It hosts an impressive collection of photographs dating to the 19th century and divided into five main sections. You can learn about the history of photography as you imagine the stories behind the photos.

For a truly unique artistic experience, check out the Gallery of Steel Figures. The sculptures and exhibitions in this museum are made of up-cycled scrap metal and are intended to be immersive and interactive. Touch them, sit in them, and take lots of photos!

The Berlin Wall Memorial: Explore the city’s history

If you’re interested in learning about the infamous Berlin Wall, you have a few different options for exploring this era of German history. The Berlin Wall Memorial features a large open-air exhibition located where the dividing wall once stood. This memorial includes a visitor’s center, an observation tower, and a collection of audio and visual material showing how the border was established. In the documentation center on site, you can learn the history of the wall’s construction.

East Side Gallery

Along the Spree River, you can see the longest still-existing part of the Berlin Wall. It has been converted into the East Side Gallery, the world’s longest open-air gallery, and features more than a hundred paintings of colorful political commentary. The nearby Wall Museum will give you an even more in-depth look at the dramatic history of the Wall, using films, documents, and other artifacts.

Finally, to get the most enjoyment out of your Berlin trip, try to plan your visit for the summer months (between May and September). Once you’ve had your fill of museums, you’ll be able to enjoy a stroll through the city’s charming neighborhoods while you enjoy the warmer weather. As you’re strolling, keep in mind that many restaurants, cafes, street markets, and smaller shops only accept cash. Be well prepared, and all of your trip to Berlin will be just as fantastic as everything you see inside the museums!

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What people are saying about Berlin

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 8,417 reviews

This museum is extremely informative about WWII and Hitler. It is in an actual bunker used during the war wich is awesome. The museum is HUGE so if u want to see everything there you should dedicate 3 hours but if you only want to do one of the tours it is about 1.5 hours. You will definitely learn a ton! Ther is also a recreatement of Hitler's actual bunker in Berlin.

Seamless process, the staff at the exhibition knew about getyourguide and was very helpful and informative. A very good experience and interesting exhibition, you need 2 hours to go through everything

Experience was very straightforward and seamless, especially with the GetYourGuide app. Made it handy to present tickets at every section of the exhibition we were entering. Would 110% recommend.

Sehr gute Ausstellung, viele Informationen und Dokumentationen, die ich bis dato noch nie gelesen oder gesehen habe. Genügend Zeit einplanen, min. 3 Stunden. Wirklich lohnenswert!

Really informative with loads of pictures and great explanation of them.