Distance from hotel: 4,0 km
On the north point of the Spree island lies one of the most superb museum complexes in all of Europe. The ensemble, which in 1999 was added to the UNESCO world cultural heritage list, is being restored until 2010.
Buy a museum pass and you can visit up to 70 museums and exhibitions on 3 days.
On Museum Island you will find:
Old Museum, Bodestrasse 1-3
Beside Copper Engraving Cabinet temporary exhibitions are to be seen.
Old National Gallery, Bodestrasse 1-3
The Old National Gallery was designed by Friedrich August Stüler. It displays 19th century European and German paintings and sculptures, for example an antique temple on a high pedestal.
On 19 October 2006, the Bode Museum was re-opened in its entirety, displaying the Sculpture Collection, the Numismatic Colletion and works from the Gemäldegalerie - Old Master Paintings.
Pergamon Museum, Am Kupfergraben
There you can find archeological findings from antique and the Near East and above all the reconstructed Pergamon Altar.
... is still a ruin but ist reconstruction should be complete by 2009.
More information: www.smb.spk-berlin.de
You can reach Museum Island from our hotel within 30 minutes.