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Gropius Bau

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Since its meticulous restoration in the 1970s the Gropius Bau has become one of the most renowned exhibition halls in Germany. Many international exhibitions have since found a fitting venue here and attracted many millions of visitors.
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Niederkirchnerstr. 7, 10963 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

The Gurlitt Collection that was literally hidden from the world’s eyes until recently is a treasure trove of discovery. Add to that the circumstances of its acquisition—by foul or immoral means—and this exhibition takes on a fascinating aspect for the art lover. Much to mull...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Very insightful exhibition of art stolen during Hitlers art cleansing period. Kandinsky, Picasso, Reniors, etc. Really worth seeing if art enthusiast.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

We loved this visit. Is literally next to the Topography of terror venue. Tickets are expensive but worth going in. The 2 exhibits were saw, were pure contemporary art (Ana Mendietta and Philippe Parreno). We loved Parreno and what made it more interesting is watching...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

I stopped in with my two teenagers and we absolutely LOVED the immersion exhibit. It was fascinating and totally absorbing. As a full disclosure, we like the experience of contemporary art exhibits and have visited several in various cities. This one is at the top...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Much of the museum is under construction. We paid way too much for tickets to see the only exhibition there and saw a very bizarre exhibit. The ticket seller didn’t speak English. If he had, we could have saved some money

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Looks great from the outside but hit and miss on what they may have on exhibit at any point in time. So check online in advance.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 21 January 2018

This building is an exhibition space but I didn't find anything I wanted to see, so I only took pictures from outside. The building itself has nice architecture and is significant because it backed onto the Berlin Wall and there are lots of pictures with...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 17 January 2018

This inconspicuous palace originaly built as exhibition space hides variety of exhibition rooms. Luckily we found very nice exhibition there (Wenzel Hablik - Expressionistische Utopien) so we found visit reasonable. Entrance fee varies depending what you want to see. Cafe inside. Could be nice stop...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank D0cumenta
Reviewed 12 January 2018

A very beautiful and historic building. This houses a number of different exhibits, so best to look online to make sure something of interest is available at the time you are thinning of visiting. Many are very unique tastes and therefore not always the place...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Andyhud
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Ok: so they have different exhibits and you pay for the one you wish to see. I chose the Wenzel Hablik Expressionistische Utopien. I figured the would be some quite interesting stuff in there. However, other than one painting (he boasts about being the first...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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