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Skip-the-Line Pergamon and New Museum Guided Tour in Berlin including Museum Island Day Pass

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    Your cultural experience begins at 10am, when you’ll greet your guide beneath the colonnade on the corner of Am Lustgarten and Bode Strasse. As you approach the entrance of the New Museum (Neues Museum), your guide provides an overview of the devastating WWI bombing campaign that almost completely destroyed the UNESCO-listed Museumsinsel (Museum Island).
    Skip-the-line passes to both museums mean you’ll bypass long lines of tourists waiting to behold the vast collections of the Neues Museum (New Museum) and the Pergamon Museum (Pergamonmuseum).
    Kick off proceedings with a tour of the Pergamon Museum (Pergamonmuseum), home to the opulent Collection of Classical antiques, the Middle Eastern Museum, and the Museum of Islamic Art. Feast your eyes on the famous Ishtar Gate, the Market Gate of Miletus, and the lovely tiles of the Processional Way, whose history and social context are explained by your guide.
    On a guided walk, you'll see, too, the Egyptian and prehistoric treasures of the Neues Museum (New Museum), whose recent renovation has restored the 1859 structure to its former glory: highlights include the priceless Bust of Nefertiti and portraits of kings that demonstrate the progression of sculpture throughout history. 
    Following your 3-hour museum tour, you’ll receive a ticket that allows entry to all five of Museumsinsel’s (Museum Island’s) exhibitions spaces. Admire works from the eras of Classicism, Romanticism, and Impressionism in the Old National Gallery (Alte Nationalgalerie); see the Pantheon-inspired rotunda in the Altes Museum; and marvel at Byzantine sculptures in the Bode Museum.
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    This was such a great experience, especially for someone like me who likes art and history but doesn’t really know much about it! Our guide Thomas was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about every exhibit and he really made the tour unforgettable. The skip the line...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank D7350YXemmam
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Choose Jamie! a cheerful guide from the Isle of Wight who has a PhD in archaeology! He was fantastic. Respectful of the group, knowledgeable about the exhibitions, and a good manager of the crowds and the time. Great sense of humour and an eye for...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank CassieGlamorgan
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Thomas, our guide, made this tour a tour de force! His academic training was complemented by an excellent ability to distill information into an insightful and clear trip through time! He was succinct enough, yet funny and careful to keep us aware of the significance...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Jotsonjourneys
    InsiderTourBerlin, Manager at Insider Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for choosing Insider Tour! We're delighted to hear that Thomas' enthusiasm shone through and that you enjoyed your Pergamon and New Museum tour with him! We'd love to welcome you back on your next trip! Warm regards, Sophie

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Great Tour, very well organized. Went past all waiting lines. Thomas our guide was an excellent presenter, an archeologist by training, giving many facts in an entertaining way. Great experience!More

    Thank annabC4333GN
    InsiderTourBerlin, Manager at Insider Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    Hey Anna, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We really appreciate it! So thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your Pergamon and New Museum tour with Thomas, we feel very proud to have him on the team! I hope you...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    skip the line help save time and Out of the 5 museums in museum island Pergemon is most interesting the glimpse of Mesopotamia civilization and Syrian civilization is a treat for history buffs

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Sandra C
    13 August 2019|
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    Yes, these are the 2 highlights of the visits to these museums, the Ishtar gates at Pergamon and Nefertiti’s beautiful face at New Museum. Makes it so worthwhile doing this tour.
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    Sorry, I don’t recall seeing this in our tours.
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    The group was 3 people & you will break off later. But guide made tour.They know history & answer questions.
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