Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin

4.5
#5 of 193 in Museums in Berlin
Take a walk through shared German and European history at Deutsches Historisches Museum. The museum's massive collection includes 500,000 photographic prints, 50,000 military objects, and 170,000 documents (maps, newspapers, flyers, etc.). It also houses at least 100,000 everyday household objects, medical instruments, and religious articles. The building was erected between 1675 and 1730 to display the country's vast arsenal of cannons. It displays everything from prehistory right up to the present day. Because there's so much to see here, you may do best with a guided tour. Make Deutsches Historisches Museum a centerpiece of your Berlin vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Berlin trip tool .
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  • I very much enjoyed this museum, though I ignored the part that was pre-1890. Still, I spent three hours here. There is a lot to take in! Everything is translated, so no concerns there. This wasn't my...  more »
  • Been there before in 2005 but worth going back because you cannot see it all in one trip. I was more interested in preWW1 stuff. People forget that Napolean was here in 1800's and took the chariot fro...  more »
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  • Large and interesting museum in central Berlin. All very accessible in English. Entry cost about €15 which I thought was absolutely fine for a museum in which we spent the whole day. Nice cafe, good facilities and temporary exhibitions included in your ticket.
  • Amazing range of sculptures, artwork and other historical pieces. Tracks German history from it's origins to the end of the Cold War, without missing a single piece of history. One of the best museums to see in Berlin if you're not originally from Germany. Make sure you grab a map so you go through the museum in the right order!
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