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Museum of Ethnology (Ethnologisches Museum)

Lansstr. 8 | Dahlem, 14195 Berlin, Germany
+49 4930 8301438
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Lansstr. 8 | Dahlem, 14195 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This museum is in a big museum complex that also houses Museum of European Cultures and Museum of Asian Art. It is in the southwestern suburb of Dahlem and not centrally located. However, I do think it is worth the trek since you can see...More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Many of the exhibits are in the process of being moved to a museum in central Berlin. Absolutely fantastic collections! Also has topical exhibits such as one of photos and interiews with European seniiors from all of Europe, European folkloric costuming, and folklore examples (SIcilian...More

Thank HollyBerryElf
Reviewed 28 August 2016

If you are interested in ethnography and Asian Art, then this is well worth a visit. The leafy suburb of Dahlem where it is located, is also very pleasant in itself, and a nice contrast with central Berlin. We visited on a Sunday, so the...More

Thank alison_skellern
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I can not understand how this things, more of them without a real value that you can find in anlot of souvenirs shops in their countries, can be considered a Museum... Only the Mesoamerica part is interesting.

Thank Javier D
Reviewed 28 May 2016

It is out of the path in Dahlem, but the collections are extemely worth seeing. Takes 2-3 hours to see.

Thank Sant1983
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I wanted to visit the Japanese art exhibit on paintings and woodblock paintings. The woodblock prints were really beautiful although I wish there were more pieces. Both the Japanese and Chinese paintings were good. I also visited the temporary exhibit on the ethnic groups in...More

Thank Susanne S
Reviewed 2 March 2016

This is a fascinating place and I was so glad to have been advised to visit as it will soon be closed down. Many of the artefacts will be transferred to the Kulturforum in the centre of Berlin and housed in the reconstructed Berlin Palace....More

Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 10 February 2016

One of the leading ethnographic museums in Europe. Do not miss if you are cultural enthusiast. Artefacts from all over the world.

1  Thank Terezia_77
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Interesting exhibits, interesting texts, visually attractive. There is so much to see and learn, you can easily spend an entire day there so be sure to view what interests you the most first. Come early, avoid waiting :D

Thank Gabrijela B
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This museum is living his last months. It will be transfered to Humboldt forum on the Museum Island. For the moment it is a bit far, but it is so nice, do not hesitate to go there!

Thank PCO K
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