Museums in Friedrichshain

Five of Berlin’s most important museums are located on the UNESCO heritage listed Museumsinsel (Museum Island) in the heart of Berlin Mitte on the river Spree but there many other modern art houses and travelling exhibitions throughout the city.  

Berlin has over 170 museums and galleries, so you are bound to find a museum or exhibition housing something to your tastes. Whether it’s scientific, artistic, cultural or historical, Berlin holds permanent and temporary exhibitions in archaeology, art, history, maritime, natural history, science and specialised themes.

Stasi Museum

This intimidating 1970's building in former East Berlin used to be the secret police headquarters. Today, it's a chilling museum, and a must-see for anyone interested in the Stasi methods.