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Best museums in Berlin, Germany

5 Museums you must see in Berlin, Germany

Visiting a museum is one of the most satisfying and affordable things to do in Berlin. Berlin has an uncommonly large number of museums, and thousands of art and history enthusiasts flock to the city each year.

Most of Berlin’s museums charge around 6 to 8 euros for admission although tourists can normally get a day pass to visit the museums. A single day pass can be used for all of the state museums except the ones that host special exhibits. State museums also offer free admission to guests who come in 4 hours before closing time. There are also special half price discounts for the physically challenged and students. Here are five of the best museums in the city. Below 5 of our favourites:

Museumsinsel museum Berlin

1. The Museumsinsel is one of the most visited museum destinations in the city. The Museumsinsel is a collection of museums situated on a single island. The Pergamon Museum and the Altes Museum are among the top attractions. More about the Museumsinsel museum.

Neue Nationalgallerie or New National Gallery

2. The Neue NationalMuseums in Berlingallerie or New National Gallery is a state museum that has houses some of the best examples of 20th century European Art. More about the New National Gallery.

Museum Europäischer Kulturen

3. The Museum Europäischer Kulturen specializes in European cultures. Objects, pictures and paintings that document life during the 18th century until present times are on display in the museum halls. Learn about the Museum of European Culture.

Museum Berggruen Berlin

4. The Museum Berggruen, located in Charlottenburg, has an extensive collection of classical modern pieces. These include works of art by Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso. More about the Museum Berggruen.

Museum Scharf-Gerstenberg

5. The Museum Scharf-Gerstenberg, reopened in 2008, is known for its extensive collection of surrealist art. Works by Dali, Goya and Ernst are on display here. More about the Museum Scharf-Gerstenberg.

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