For a rare look at the iconic bust of the Egyptian queen Nefertiti, visit Neues Museum on the city's famous Museum Island. The museum houses vast collections of prehistoric and ancient Egyptian artifacts. The building itself draws both art and architecture enthusiasts with its award-winning use of modern iron construction and original Neoclassical design. Originally built between 1843 and 1855, it was designed by architect Friedrich August Stuler. The museum was closed in 1939 and was heavily damaged during the bombing raids of the city. Architect David Chipperfield spearheaded the post-war rebuilding efforts, and the museum finally reopened in 2009. Skip the long lines by booking your tickets online. Take a look at our Berlin road trip website to schedule your visit to Neues Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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$70 BOOK WITH VIATOR Berlin Skip-the-Line Pergamon and New Museum Guided Tour Plus Museum Island Pass
Duration: 3 hours
$72 BOOK WITH VIATOR Berlin WelcomeCard Museum Island (Including Public Transport & Discounts)
Duration: 3 days
$353 BOOK WITH VIATOR Berlin Private Half-Day Walking Tour: Discover the German Capital’s History
Duration: 4 hours
$181 BOOK WITH VIATOR Skip-the-line Neues Museum & Pergamon Museum Guided Tour - Private Tour
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
$33 BOOK WITH VIATOR Berlin Short-Spot Walking Tour: Architecture Museum Island
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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The museum tickets need to be prebooked and for a weekend you certainly need to book in advance. If you're organised there is the option of a ticket to cover all the museums on Museum Island over 1..... more »
The Museum displays masterpieces from various eras, especially from Egypt The highlight of the museum visit is the bust of Nefertiti, who lived in the 14th century BC, and was the wife of Pharaoh... more »
It's a marvelous museum! The atmosphere produced by the mix between the modern and the historical settings is absolutely amazing! The walls, the ceilings, the columns are themselves masterpieces and they made a perfect frame for the antiques shown there!
It was insightful while visiting such a historic place. One must visit while being on tour to Berlin. I had a chance to grab a student price ticket for all the five museums. It was really wonderful. Highly recommended
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