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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bodestrasse 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Mitte
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+49 30 20905577
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Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday

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 yesterday 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 2 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
Reviewed 2 days ago

A nice museum with a lot of good artifacts. The meseum has good design as well. The staffs is not so friendly though.

Thank icosmosenterprise
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pity the museum was under renovation so parts were closed off Deapite that the Syrian and Turkish collections were interesting. I enjoyed the audio guide narration - right mix of detail and overview

Thank titanium0808
Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely a must visit although I do recommend you get there early as it is the most popular. Also some of the museums are closed on Mondays

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The museum has recreated ancient architecture. It's a combination of original parts and reproductions. Beautifully blended. Gives the viewer an insight into the scale and beauty of the settings. Only a part of the museum was open to the public when i went, so spent...More

Thank Vagee A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pergamon museum communicates heavily that the Pergamon Altar is closed, so no problems there. However, as half of the museum is under construction, you actually do not see that much. They should call the museum "Ishtar gate and friends", as that is the only great...More

Thank tam_sk502
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived at Pergamon with great expectations. Half of the museum is under reconstruction, so it's quite surprising that one can only enter for the original price. Other than the epic Ishtar Gate, the museum is pretty dull, and its collection is not enough for...More

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AGTraveller
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
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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
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Michali67
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
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