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Pergamon Museum

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Address: Bodestrasse 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany
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+49 30 20905577
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10:00 - 18:00
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Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This internationally renowned ancient history museum contains several...

This internationally renowned ancient history museum contains several fantastic artifacts, including the huge Altar of Zeus and the famous Ishtar Gate from Babylon.

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Great museum but under construction.

I have been to this museum many Times and its always worth a visit. Unfortunatly its under construction and it will last the entire 2017. Massive impression with full sale... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Olof H
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164 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to this museum many Times and its always worth a visit. Unfortunatly its under construction and it will last the entire 2017. Massive impression with full sale original building from ancient greek and rom plus Babylon. A must

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very well signed and displayed items. Really impressive to see the size of the objects in side the museum.

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Turin, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Pergamon museum was a must to see everytime I went in Berlin, but this time was different. You've to go really early, in order to avoid big queues but the beginning is always a great appetizer, with the Ishtar Gate from Babilonia and the Miletus market. But the Pergamon altar...nothing. A big renovation is running in the museum and... More 

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Macomb, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my study abroad students and even though it is under construction it is still impressive. I am sad that they were unable to see the great steps, but grateful what they were able to see. I visit every time I am in Berlin. What a treasure.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

In this very interesting museum you can see a lot of things from the antique world. The most important the almost complete temple from Pergamon.

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Any one who has any interest in world history and in the Bible simply must visit this reconstruction. It stands as testimony to the grandeur of empire and Babylon in particular. It is also a timely reminder to our modern empire builders that the mighty do fall!!!

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is an Amazing jump in the past and the only choice that you can see these because a lot of comes from where isis destroy now

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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pergamon Museum is one of the most interesting museums in Europe, its very enormous and Contains many archaeological collections belongs to different civilizations and ares. you can get an idea about the human history from different places in Europe, Anadoul, middle east, oriental civilization and so on. I believe that you need 3-4 hours to visit the entire museum. it... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

its not a very big museum. the signature Ishtar Gate of Babylon is really quite impressive and worth the visit. there's a lot of saying about how long the queue was. My experience was I asked the lady at the Tourist Centre to help book a time slot for me when I bought the museum card. I'd wanted to do... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum exceeded my expectations. It's stunning to see a temple and gate reconstructed. The wall and gate of Babylon were beautiful. If you're interested in ancient history/culture definitely go. The ticket price includes a detailed audio tour which is very educational and really good! Two downsides 1. Some of the exhibits are closed due to reconstruction (I assume. There... More 

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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 way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighbourhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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