Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin

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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. Use our Berlin trip tool to arrange your visit to Deutsches Historisches Museum and other attractions in Berlin.
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  • Fascinating Marxism exhibition at this beautifully curated museum. Well laid out and very interactive - including smells, sounds and visuals. Facilities were very good and the cloakroom is free. Will....  more
    Fascinating Marxism exhibition at this beautifully curated museum. Well laid out and very interactive - including smells, sounds and visuals. Facilities were very good and the cloakroom is free. Will....  more »
  • I agree with Marcel C. The same thing happened to us today. In fact, the main permanent exhibits are not open again until 2025, per the museum website. 
    I agree with Marcel C. The same thing happened to us today. In fact, the main permanent exhibits are not open again until 2025, per the museum website.  more »
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  • This museum is HUGE. You will need minimum 3 hours to see everything but not in detail. It starts from the very beginning, from the first settlers passing through the world war and ending with the contemporary ages. It is full of paintings, sculptures, antiquities such as dresses, pottery, tea sets, etc. It is actually very interesting but you will need time to see all.
  • They told me that the Germany History part is going to be closed for the next five years. Five years!! Be aware of that before going (there is clear information outside, but I found nothing related to that before going). I saw the temporary exposition of Marx and well, little information or novelty. I liked the building more than the exposition. With the German History part closed I think is not worth the visit even though it was pretty cheap.

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