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Address: Matthaeikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 4930 2662101
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

A wide selection of European artwork, dating from the 1200s through the...

A wide selection of European artwork, dating from the 1200s through the 1700s, can be found at this popular museum.

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Astounding 13-18th Century Collection

If this is to your interest you can EASILY spend 2+ hours here .Amazing collection ,the highlights being a large collection of Rembrandt and Bosch paintings. The gallery is an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Gary M
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If this is to your interest you can EASILY spend 2+ hours here .Amazing collection ,the highlights being a large collection of Rembrandt and Bosch paintings. The gallery is an easy 8-10 minute walk from Potsdamer Platz

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Province of Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This gallery is located in the Kultur Forum. It is slightly sprawling in layout but features work by some of the greatest artists such as Botticelli, Caravaggio, Canaletto and Vermeer.Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This gallery holds many renowned canvasses from all over the world, in addition to it's excellent collection of German artists, who are perhaps less well known to foreign visitors. It is a gallery to which we will certainly return when we revisit Berlin.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you enjoy historical art work from the 13th to the 18th century, this is the place to come to. This museum holds art works belonging to the City Goverment. Rembrandt, Vivani and many other famous artist magnificent drawings are here. Enjoy your visit here as it will be memorable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The art in the Gemaldegalerie took my breath away! There is a lot of virgin with child artwork but it's interesting to see how different artists painted the subject differently and the history behind the pictures is still fascinating, definitely get an audio guide to hear the meaning behind the art and information about the artists. I was most excited... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

1500 works of art from 1300 to 1800, so many world famous pieces are here. This place is massive, but if you use the free audio guide it will zip you through each room highlighting the best of the best. If you've got time, take your time and take it in, this is truly exceptional art on display. Enjoy!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an oustanding collection of european art from the earliest period of religious iconography through to the classical and romantic periods. The presentation is systematic and there is an audioguide . Highlights for us were the Vermeer and Carravagio paintings. Easliy reached building, on foot or by transport, in Kulturforum. worth at least a half day visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gemaldegalerie (€10 per adult) is the Old Masters picture gallery belonging to the Berlin State Museums. It is located at Kulturforum, just west of Potsdamer Platz and south of Tiergarten. Opening hours: 10-6pm daily. This is where you can find one of the world's largest collections of European masterpieces from the 13th to 18th century including works by Germans -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relatively small, but very interesting museum! During 1,5-2 hours you can see great artists 16-19 century. Gotto, Rembrandt,Tician! My favorite Van Veermer and great Canaletto!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best art museums that I have ever visited. I was amazed at the quality and quantity of the collection. The museum is huge and I wished that I had rented the audio guide. It would have made my visit more organized; still I enjoyed my wander through the museum. Be sure to make enough time... More 

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