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The German Historical Museum presents itself in two buildings: In the unique Baroque Zeughaus and the neighbouring modern exhibition hall designed by the Chinese-American architect Ioeh Minh Pei. The 300-year old Zeughaus is one of the most...more
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Unter den Linden 2, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Two floors of German history with special exhibits. I only went to the ground floor(modern history) but another of my family went to the first floor and said it was great too. The modern history was really well laid out chronologically and full of fascinating...More

Thank Megan C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a wonderful museum. It is very representative of German history. I was there for over 4 hours and could have stayed longer. I think to better appreciate it one should brush up on the wars of the Middle Ages because the timeline can...More

Thank DCSVPE
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like History, this is the best one museum. However I found it a bit long. I DEFINITELY SUGGEST to start with this Museum and all the energy for reading and walking, if not you will not enjoy it. The permament Exhibition is quite...More

Thank Camila N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good price for tickets with a welcome card . All about German history and the wars, took 3 hours to get around worth the sore feet.

Thank pegp3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

German Historical Museum is one fantastic looking building located in the wonderful Museum Island area. I've never ventured into this museum but I do love grand architecture and although there is some renovation work being carried out , the building looks amazing ,it's pink facade...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a history buff I very much enjoyed this deep dive into German history. Different sections for each historical. I like the way they were sequenced

Thank ItalianTranslations
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a huge museum that covers German history from before the Romans to today. We started with the Romans but over an hour later were only up to the 17th century and had to skip lots so we could see 19th and 20th century....More

Thank SonOfSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The special exhibit is wonderful. Germany and The Sea about trade and the Hanzeatic Port cities and how this affected there entire world Very well done. The museum cafe is not very good

1  Thank francoise623
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a chill day in the museum after partying with time and was totally worth. Surpassed my expectations on history and the way is explained the ancient history of Germany is great. I am non European and help a lot to understand history in...More

1  Thank JACKYXTREM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a fair amount of space dedicated to the 20th century, but this is unsurprising given the number of events to cover! There is also a large section on the centuries preceding that. This is great for an overview of a great deal of German...More

Thank danjoegarlick
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Mitte
The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights
like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum
Island. The central location makes this one of the
city's most expensive places to live. It is here the
oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence
of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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Lisa M
3 June 2018|
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Response from PeterMG99 | Reviewed this property |
There is generally a good explanation in German & English. I didn't feel the need for an audio guide. It depends how much in-house depth you want to go.
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Jamie32mi
13 February 2016|
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Response from MiteMsispe | Reviewed this property |
At least an hour up to four hours. It is a large museum with many exhibits.
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24 April 2015|
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Response from Russell H | Reviewed this property |
Free for under 18's otherwise 8 Euro's for those over. You can also buy a Berlin Pass from Tourist Information shops (Theres one by the Brandenburg Gate) This pass gives each holder (Two people would need to buy two passes... More
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