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The Museum Island

Built between 1830 and 1930, this ensemble of world-famous museums, comprising Altes Museum, Neues Museum, Alte Nationalgalerie, Bode-Museum and the Pergamonmuseum, displays six thousand years of culture and history from ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt to Classical Antiquity to 19th Century European art.

© SMB. Foto: Maximilian Meisse
Kulturforum Berlin-Tiergarten © SMB. Foto: Maximilian Meisse

Kulturforum and Potsdamer Platz

The museums clustered in and around the Kulturforum offer a wide range of artistic forms and media, including paintings, drawings, prints and decorative art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century.

© SPSG, Foto: Jens Ronsenow
Schloss Charlottenburg, Blick über das Bassin auf die Gartenfront. © SPSG, Foto: Jens Ronsenow

Around Charlottenburg Palace

Charlottenburg Palace is at the centre of its own museum quarter. The former garrison buildings opposite house the Museum Berggruen, the Sammlung Scharf-Gerstenberg featuring Surrealist art, and the Bröhan-Museum.