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Pergamon Museum

Bodestrasse 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 20905577
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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bodestrasse 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 20905577
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a MUST if U go to Berlin. Full of astonishing artefacts from middle east - the cradle of modern civilization. With full scale buildings rebuilt inside and of course the breathtaking wall and gate if Ishtar. And the altar of Pergamon. What great...More

Thank orjanf2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

When we went the Pergamon Amber Altar was not not available for viewing (closed til 2019), but the Ishtar Gate was viewable and this alone is worth the price of entry. The way it is displayed is amazing because it is so rare that a...More

Thank vmangalmurti
Reviewed 2 days ago

While the exhibits are absolutely stunning and well worth the effort, this is a relatively small museum that very quickly fills up, especially on a rainy Sunday. We got there twenty minutes after it opened, and there was an enormous queue. Once the museum is...More

Thank Irena F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to the Pergamon, knowing a part of it would be closed for renovation. What we didn't know was that we could only visit about two or three rooms. If we wanted to see more, we could visit the museum of islamitic art "for...More

Thank Evi M
Reviewed 3 days ago

There was NO WAY we were ready and prepared for what we actually saw in this wonderful museum! Everyone's seen the photos in books but the real thing is stunning! If you like History and the Study of Civilizations, this will blow your socks off...

Thank shchristy
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you just want to see a few museums or just only one in Berlin, don't miss this one.. Excellent art and architectural work from Aleppo among others

Thank annemarieklumb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's not worth it really since they were doing repairs and construction when I went which really limited it, nues was better

Thank jordanagoosridge
Reviewed 4 days ago

A little bit doubtful if I should visit the Pergamon considering that the Grand Altar is not on exhibit. A major renovation is ongoing probably to enlarge the museum. The current exhibits are interesting and informative, esp - the Gates of Babylon - so it...More

Thank JV0214
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A museum with a lot of wow factor. I challenge anyone not to be quite overwhelmed by the gates of Babylon! The Pergamon is a museum for everyone. You can read about the exhibits or you can just gawp! It's pretty relaxed & you can...More

Thank coombo
Reviewed 5 days ago

Really Impressive and a Must Museum in Berlin! You feel like you are walking in Ancient times, very impressive collection of Ancient artifacts.

Thank avivahomesnyc
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
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What is the best way to get into this museum if you have purchased an advanced ticket for it? Is there a special entrance so you don't have to stand in line with those who don't already have a ticket? Thank you.
6 December 2016|
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Response from SandyT101 | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry, but I am unable to answer your question. I was part of a tour group, and our tickets were bought by the tour company. I think we went in at the main entrance , because there were restrooms, coat check and... More
Sophie S
Hi, May I ask if the public tour/ running-dialogue tour (3pm Sep 14 Multaka: Treffpunkt Alter Orient) in English? What's the duration? Thank you
9 August 2016|
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Response from Merete C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delay. Hadn't noticed the question. In the meantime others have answered it very well. The one thing I might like to add is that you can get by quite well with English but it is very helpful if you can manage... More
Hello (: Are there any lockers in the Pergamon museum? Or a storage room where we could put our suitcases? And if not - where could we put them? We would be arriving the Pergamon Museum directly from the airport, complete with the luggage, as there are no lockers now in the Schonfeld Airport, and we only have a few hrs in the city. Tnx (: Michal
28 June 2016|
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Response from donald r | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Well a part of the Pergamon is closed for renovations at the moment.....so I wonder if its worth all the hassle right now.....What I would reccomendis going to berlin with a bit of time as you can get a ticket for 12... More