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Museum of Musical Instruments (Musikinstrumenten Museum)

Tiergartenstrasse 1, 25-48-10 Berlin, Germany
+49 2548 1178
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Collection of a variety of musical instruments from the 16th to the 20th century.
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Tiergartenstrasse 1, 25-48-10 Berlin, Germany
Charlottenburg
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I thought that we would spend just one hour in this museum: quickly go through the exhibit and then up to another location on our list. But thanks to the staff, we spend here a few hours and had an amazing time. The guy from...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Jorg Joachim Riehle the tour guide is an unassuming man (speaking German and English on our tour) and is also multi talented with many different instruments. His over 1.5hr tour demonstrating the abilities of different instruments varying from antique flute, old fashioned trumpet, ancient tiny...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

The museum houses a huge collection of diverse musical instruments. There are some interactive exhibits, where you could try the sound of some of the instruments. This is a nice touch, as you just feel like you need to touch and hear the sound of...More

Thank Gloria A
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

This turned out to be a very nice and interesting museum visit for a fairly low price. This museum is across the street from the Sony Centre in the Potsdamerplatz area. So fairly easy to get to. Inside they have a historical collection of musical...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Costs about €6 pp. All in German with no translations available but if you are musical it's worth a visit but ideally one of you needs to speak German to understand anything at this attraction - audio guides in English should me made available -...More

Thank Sue T
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

The Musikinstrumenten Museum near Potsdamer Platz is definately worth a visit. It has an impressive collection of all kinds of musical instruments. We visited on a Saturday, when there is a guided tour by a skilled musician. The highlight was when he played several melodies...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2016

This was one of the most enjoyable museums we have been to in a long time. We have been to other museums of musical instruments. This one had a lot going for it besides the size of the collection and the nicely lighted and laid...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This museum was part of the 3-day museum pass, and we decided to visit because we had enjoyed the same type of museum in France the previous year. We chose not to use the audio guide and just wandered through the place. It was laid...More

Thank suecassel
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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Everything in German. Could look, but nothing learned. The audio guide just plays a sample music of the instruments, with no explanations.

Thank Erez B
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Reviewed 13 May 2016

Pay for entrance and get a free concert! this beautifully laid-out museum has the oldest instruments on the ground floor and modern ones upstairs. Take the audio guide (no charge) and listen to appropriate pieces of music played on various of the exhibits. Lockers and...More

Thank Elizabeth K
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Sheezer23
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Response from WilliamPS428 | Reviewed this property |
I had the audio guide, which gives a commentary on a number (I would estimate about 10-20%) of the instruments, and allows you to hear a piece of music performed on them. If you listen to all and see all the instruments on... More
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