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The Story of Berlin

Kurfurstendamm 207-208, 10719 Berlin, Germany
+49 4930 88720100
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I am very interested in the history of World War II and Cold War. This museum is huge and it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mary_Ann_TG
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Sao Paulo, SP
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A visit to an underground nuclear bunker is included

Worth a visit on a wet day this museum is a short walk from the Hollywood Media Hotel. An optional... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ian b
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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THE STORY OF BERLIN is the interactive museum of the capital. Spread over 6.000 square meters visitors can explore 800 years of Berlin history. In 23 theme rooms – each of them designed individually and equipped with modern multimedia technology – everyone can experience everyday life of the people of Berlin during different eras. One highlight of the exhibition is a guided tour through an original nuclear bomb shelter from the Cold War below the Kurfurstendamm which still can be used by 3.592 persons in case of an emergency. We offer a special search game called "Pinky & Fox". Carrying a pencil and the treasure map, kids go on a discovery tour through the museum. On request older children get our STORY-Quiz leaflet with some puzzle games and thrilling details about the Berlin history.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Kurfurstendamm 207-208, 10719 Berlin, Germany
Charlottenburg
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am very interested in the history of World War II and Cold War. This museum is huge and it showcases the history of Berlin from centuries ago. So, if you’re not so interested in the history from this period, I suggest you go through...More

Thank Mary_Ann_TG
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit on a wet day this museum is a short walk from the Hollywood Media Hotel. An optional tour of an nuclear bunker is included in the price.

Thank ian b
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's necessary to have a guide to do this tour. Lot's of information and interesting facts will ensure you'll enjoy this attraction. Going underground and seeing the living conditions they prepared in the event of a nuclear war, was very interesting. Recommend

Thank Mal J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you enjoy spending a huge amount of time reading stuff then this is the place for you or if you have no knowledge of Berlin at all. The bunker built during the cold was provides a great example of the thinking of the time....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting place with some 800 years of Berlins history nicely curated and then the tour of the Cold War nuclear shelter, that is in the basement of the building with tours in a variety of languages. Entrance fee is quite high at €12 per...More

Thank simontk
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We visited our first day in Berlin, so it may be that we were a bit excited and tired, but the structure of the museum was fairly confusing. An attempt at a narrative of the history took us many different directions to get the timeline...More

Thank Ceiridwen F
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Started with the underground bunker tour, which was interesting. Would be more interesting if the did a mockup section of cots occupied by mannequins. The museum itself is largely just printed media accompanying visual displays. Authentic items are few and far between, the timeline narrative...More

Thank Michael W
THE_STORY_OF_BERLIN, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at The Story of Berlin, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Michael, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate your thoughts and ideas about the museum and found them interesting. Our Bunker will be shown pretty much authentic without further elements to achieve some kind of “special effects” that could be misleading or...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

There have been many additions since eighteen months ago, making this museum worth a visit to find out as much as possible about old and modern Berlin in one place. German school children come here too. I was personally particularly interested in the tour of...More

Thank AliceDove2012
THE_STORY_OF_BERLIN, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at The Story of Berlin, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Dear Alice, Thank you so much for the great review.

Reviewed 3 September 2017

This was the first museum we visited in Berlin. The museum itself had a lot of writing which was interesting and thorough at times but was not very interactive or entertaining. We had to edit and be selective with what we read so we could...More

Thank Emma H
THE_STORY_OF_BERLIN, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at The Story of Berlin, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 31 August 2017

this is a very informative and interesting exhibition.........think there are another 2 of similar things but I would say this is top notch.....it covers a wide range of the historical significance of the city as it developed and expanded over many years.........definitely worth a look.......

Thank sanmiguelman
THE_STORY_OF_BERLIN, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at The Story of Berlin, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thanks a lot

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Charlottenburg
Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through
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upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades
and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone
streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through
little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop
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Silvina L
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Response from Valentina J | Reviewed this property |
They don't have wheelchairs, but it's accessible for wheelchairs, if that was the question.
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Louise R
4 September 2016|
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Response from Bunnysocks | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can drop it off at the front entrance when you buy your tickets. Also, they don't let backpacks in so if you have one, you will need to leave it there.
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