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Neues Museum - Things to Know Before Visiting

Bodestraße 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany

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About Neues Museum

A large museum housing Egyptian and Prehistory and Early History collections. The artifacts include the iconic bust of the Egyptian queen Nefertiti.


Attractions Near Neues Museum

Alte Nationalgalerie
Alte Nationalgalerie0.09km from Neues Museum

Art gallery showing a collection of Neoclassical, Romantic, Biedermeier, Impressionist and early Modernist artwork. Among the most important exhibits are Friedrich's Der Mönch am Meer (The Monk by the Sea), von Menzel's Eisenwalzwerk (The Iron Rolling Mill) and sculptor Johann Gottfried Schadow's Prinzessinnengruppe, a double statue of princesses Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Frederica of Prussia. The Alte Nationalgalerie houses one of the largest collections of 19th-century sculptures and

Altes Museum
Altes Museum0.11km from Neues Museum

It houses the antiquities collection of the Berlin State Museums, showcasing the art and culture of the Greeks, Etruscans, and Romans. It was the first museum and the nucleus of the Museum Island, built between 1823 and 1830.

Pergamon Museum
Pergamon Museum0.13km from Neues Museum

One of the most visited art museums in Germany housing large monumental buildings such as the Pergamon Altar, Ishtar Gate of Babylon, the Market Gate of Miletus etc..

German Historical Museum
German Historical Museum0.23km from Neues Museum

Devoted to 2,000 years of German history, focusing on the understanding of the shared history of Germans and Europeans. The exhibits are arranged chronologically- from the early-Middle Ages to the present day.

Berlin Cathedral
Berlin Cathedral0.26km from Neues Museum

One of the main landmarks in Berlin’s cityscape. The church's interior is filled with elaborate decorative and ornamental designs. The crypt here is the most important dynastic sepulchre in Germany. It contains nearly 100 sarcophagi and burial monuments from five centuries.

Neue Wache
Neue Wache0.29km from Neues Museum

A memorial for the victims of war and dictatorship. The sculpture in the memorial is an enlarged version of Käthe Kollwitz's "Mother with her Dead Son". The sculpture is directly placed under the oculus, and so is exposed to the rain, snow, and cold of the Berlin climate, symbolizing the suffering of civilians during World War II.

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What Visitors Say About Neues Museum

Nithin Mathew
Nithin Mathew
2018-07-19
This was a dream come true for me and to this day this is the museum I likes the most. The museum focuses mostly on Egyptian and pre history and early history collections which includes the famous bust of Egyptian queen Nefertiti.

Pyramids and Pharaohs and the world of mummies always fascinated me and walking between them at the Neues Museum awakened the inner child. Checked out every floor of the museum with my eyes bulged out because of the excitement.

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