Museums in Mitte

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.

Bode Museum

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.

DDR Museum

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.

Museum Island

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.

Pergamon Museum

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

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

Neues Museum

The Neues Museum houses the Egyptian, well as the Pre and Early History Collections and is also worth a visit to see the magnificent restoration of the building completed in 2009.