Pergamon Museum

Designed by Alfred Messel, it welcomes about one million visitors a year, making it the most visited museum in Berlin.

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Alte Nationalgalerie
It is a treasure-trove of 19th century German and European paintings from such greats as Monet and Caspar David Friedrich.
Ishtar Gate
A millennia-old vibrant blue gate recovered from the mystical City of Babylon in 1902.
Mshatta Façade
The imposing, architectural façade of an ancient Jordanian Desert Castle.
Market Gate of Miletus
A Roman marble monument, built in the 2nd century, but later destroyed in an earthquake.

Related Tours

The Pergamon & Neues Museums: Private Half-Day Guided Tour
Explore the buildings at Berlin's Museum Island, and enjoy a private guided tour of the controversial Pergamon Museum and the Neues Museum, known as Berlin's Egyptian museum.

On your private tour you will: 

  • Explore the Pergamon and the Neues Museum, famed for its outstanding collection of archaeological monuments, art and architecture, and the Neues Museum with a private guide;
  • Travel back to lost civilisations of the Middle Eastancient Greece, and Mighty Rome;
  • Enjoy the serenity and beauty of Museum Island with your guide– an island oasis in the city;
  • See the imposing Roman Market Gate of Miletus, and Ishtar Gate, which was recovered from the City of Babylon in 1902;
  • Retrace the history and architecture on the island and hear of its partition after WWII;
  • Explore the Egyptian and the Papyrus collection in the Neues Museum;
  • Receive expert advice from your guide on the best museums to visit for the rest of your day.
This tour is perfect for those seeking an expert-led tour of the world-famous Pergamon and Neueu Museums, with tickets to the rest of the museums located on Museum Island which don't require a time slot reservation. 

Delve into the rich history and architecture which make up the island. 

The Pergamon is often described as three museums in one, and your guide will help you easily navigate the three major collections. Travel back to lost ancient civilisations, from Ancient Greece, and Babylonia to The Persian Empire. See remnants and striking artefacts of each: pottery, weaponry, statues, artwork, and marvel at the world-famous collection of imposing archaeological discoveries. 

After your three-hour tour of the museums and the island, your guide will give you a ticket, which will give you access to the island’s other museums. 

The ticket is only valid for the day of the tour and for those museums which don't require a pre-time slot reservation.
Please Note: Due to unavoidable long-term renovation works, some areas of the Pergamon Museum - including the one that hosts the Pergamon Altar - are not accessible to visitors at the moment.


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