Mitte Museums

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.

Tränenpalast - The Palace of Tears

Tränenpalast - The Palace of Tears Mitte, Berlin

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The Tränenpalast, or Palace of Tears, was one of the border crossings from East to West Berlin and now houses a fantastic exhibition entitled Border Experiences: Everyday life in Divided Germany.

Magicum - Berlin Magic Museum

Magicum - Berlin Magic Museum Mitte, Berlin

One of Berlin's newest museums, the Berlin Magic Museum presents an overview of the world of magic from pagan and traditional religions to witch trials and conjurors.

Museum Island

Museum Island Mitte, Berlin

The UNESCO heritage listed Museumsinsel is home to five museums housing an amazing array of art and artifacts as well as the Lustgarten and the Berliner Dom and is a must see for visitors to Berlin.

The Wall - Asisi Panorama Berlin

The Wall - Asisi Panorama Berlin Mitte, Berlin

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The Wall - Asisi Panorama of a Divided City is a fascinating artistic representation of life set against the backdrop of the Berlin Wall.

Berlin Natural History Museum

Berlin Natural History Museum Mitte, Berlin

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Founded in 1810 the Natural History Museum Berlin has a fascinating collection of more than 30 million objects and is one of the top five museums of its kind in the world.

DDR Museum

DDR Museum Mitte, Berlin

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The DDR is a highly interactive museum in the heart of Berlin. This is a great place to learn about every day life in East Germany in a very hands on way.

Bode Museum

Bode Museum Mitte, Berlin

The Bode Museum, impeccably restored in 2006, houses one of the most comprehensive collections of European sculpture in the world in addition to one of the worlds largest numanistic collections.

Berlin Museum of Medical History

Berlin Museum of Medical History Mitte, Berlin

Located in the Charité hospital, the Berlin Museum of Medical History offers a fascinating insight into around 300 years of Medical history.

Pergamon Museum

Pergamon Museum Mitte, Berlin

One of Berlin's most popular museums, the Pergamon houses the Collection of Classical Antiquities, the Museum of the Ancient Near East and the Museum of Islamic Art.

Altes Museum

Altes Museum Mitte, Berlin

The Altes Museum was the first of the museums to be built on Museum Island and currently houses the Collection of Classical Antiquities.


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