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The center of several historical, political, and art revolutions, museums in Berlin offer you a chance to experience the multifaceted, rich history of the city and immerse yourself in it. Explore renowned museums like the Holocaust Memorial, The Wall Museum, the DDR Museum, and the German Spy Museum that preserve crucial pieces of history within them. Dive deep into topics like World War II, the Cold War, the Berlin Wall, the German Democratic Republic, and much more. Additionally, if you love art, explore museums like the Pergamon Museum, Altes Museum, Museum of Decorative Arts, New National Gallery, and more that are sure to captivate you.
The Museum Island in Berlin is one of the most prestigious complexes in Berlin, housing five museums: the Altes Museum, the Neues Museum, the Alte Nationalgalerie, the Bode-Museum, and the Pergamonmuseum. Along with the museums on Museum Island, the Holocaust Memorial, The Wall Museum, the DDR Museum, and the German Spy Museum are other popular museums that you should keep your eyes on.
  • Museum Island: Home to five museums, this complex in Berlin is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Indulge in an extensive tour of museums that house everything from ancient artifacts such as a bust of Nefertiti to the Roman Pergamon Altar and even sculptures by the likes of Donatello, Canova, and more. From the early Greeks to the era of Romanticism and even the Modern Age, there’s something from every period in this complex.
  • Holocaust Memorial: Nestled in the heart of the city, the Holocaust Memorial is a site made in remembrance of the murdered Jews of Europe. The memorial that spans over 19,000 sq ft allows you to explore and confront the topic at your own pace as you navigate the concrete slabs.
  • The Berlin Wall Museum: Walk through fragments of Berlin’s recent history at this museum in Berlin. Explore topics like the Cold War, the Berlin Wall, and its impact through interactive and multimedia means that will have you leaving the place familiar with the recent past of Berlin.
  • DDR Museum: One of the most happening museums in Berlin, the DDR Museum is a great way for visitors to "touch history," as their motto states. Interact with a wide range of exhibits from different periods in Berlin. DDR Museum tickets offer you an opportunity to visualize life in Berlin during a particular period.
  • German Spy Museum: An exciting experience for all fans of the spy genre. Explore the realities of espionage, the practices, and tools used by them, including the modern password hacker to the enigma encoder, and enjoy interactive activities for kids too.
There’s a lot to learn with an added dose of fun for kids visiting museums in Berlin. The German Spy Museum and the DDR Museum, for example, have dedicated activities for kids to participate in.
  •  German Spy Museum: If your children love spy movies or novels, there’s no better way to treat them than to have them experience it first-hand. At the German Spy Museum, your child can explore various spy games, such as finding hidden bugs using a special detector, dodging laser beams, and much more.
  • DDR Museum: Have your child explore the child-friendly kindergarten installation within the DDR Museum that allows them to have a glimpse into how their life would have been had they lived in East Germany.
  • Anne Frank Center: Explore an interesting walkthrough of the Anne Frank Center with guided tours or pedagogical booklets for children age 10 and above. Immerse yourself in an experience that will familiarize you with the story of Anne Frank by tracing her life. 
  • MACHmit! Museum for Children: Unleash your creativity and add to your experience a fun learning session at this museum for children in Berlin. Engage in interactive activities like workshops wherein you can get acquainted with the traditional hand printing process and try your hand at it or bury yourself in the vast book collections at the  International Book Miracle Chamber. You’re sure to satisfy your curious mind here.
  • German Museum of Technology: Geek out over all things technological at this museum in Berlin. The German Museum of Technology offers key insights into various technological developments across history. Traverse through time and acquaint yourself with a variety of sections including music and sound, film, aviation, and much more. With interactive exhibitions always on the roll, there’s always something for you no matter when you drop by. 
Yes. You can access skip-the-line tickets by booking online for museums in Berlin. The German Spy Museum priority entrance tickets and Berlin Wall Museum tickets are some that offer skip-the-line options. 
Yes, most museums in Berlin offer guided tours to visitors. You can opt for a self-guided tour with an audio guide to explore the museums or memorials at your own pace. Alternatively, you can also opt for the services of a local guide who will give you an in-depth tour of the museums and memorials. 
Children, senior citizens, and students with valid ID proof can enjoy discounted tickets in selected museums. Additionally, Headout offers discounts up to 16% and cashback up to 10% on selected museum tickets in Berlin.
The cancelation policy varies depending on the type of ticket you purchase. While some museum tickets in Berlin allow you to cancel up to 24/48/72 hours before your scheduled visit, some of them cannot be canceled or rescheduled. Check the cancellation policy of the tickets before booking the ticket.
Berlin’s Museum Island is the biggest museum ensemble in the world. With five museums in its complex, it is one of the most visited museum blocks in Berlin. The Museum Island is home to some of the most visited museums in Berlin and has over a million visitors annually. 
The Altes Museum is the oldest museum in Berlin. The museum, which dates back to 1830, has undergone several reconstructions and renovations over the ages. It now solely holds within its walls the Antikensammlung or Collection of Classical Antiquities wherein you can view an exquisite Greek collection. 
Visitors enjoy free entry to most museums in Berlin on the first Sunday of every month. Some museums, such as the KW Institute for Contemporary Art, offer free entry once a week, while some museums, such as the Bröhan Museum, also offer free guided tours once a month. For most museums in Berlin, children below the age of 6 can also enjoy free entry. Some museums in Berlin also allow free entry for individuals below 18 years of age. 
Some of the museums with free entry in Berlin are the Allied Museum, Museum Berlin Karlshorst, the Nazi Forced Labour Documentation Centre, and Topography of Terror.
Personal photography without flash is allowed at most museums in Berlin. However, photography for commercial use, or through tripods is not permitted. We recommend checking signs outside each museum you visit for a better understanding. Some private collection exhibitions might not allow photography at all.
The best time to visit museums in Berlin would be early mornings when the museums open and on weekdays as evenings and weekends tend to draw a lot of crowds and may hinder your experience. The best time of the year to visit Berlin would be April to June when the harsh winters and Christmas crowds have passed. The weather is favorable as spring sets in. 
Most museums in Berlin are open on Christmas and New Year’s. 

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