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The Pergamon Altar itself is, unfortunately, closed for renovation work until 2019. Is Berlin's museum of monuments still worth a visit without its title attraction? Absolutely! Here are five ancient treasures just as likely to amaze!
The royal blue gateway was once used to lead spring festival processions from ancient Babylon. It takes one large room and an entire hallway to do the imposing structure justice!
These large Sphinxes were found in the ancient Assyrian capital of Aššur. The protective deities – lion, eagle, and human hybrids – adorned the palace of King Tukulti-Ninurta I.
This former entrance to an ancient Greek agora is truly breathtaking! It was completely devasted by an earthquake in the Middle Ages, but the reconstruction is a must-see!
Commissioned by a prosperous Christian living under Ottoman rule, the ornate panels of this 17-century entrance room were created by some of the finest craftsmen of the time!
Walid ibn Yazid reigned the Ummayad caliphate for only a year, never finishing his winter palace. Its façade is now the pride of the Pergamon Museum of Islamic Art. Don't miss it!
The Pergamon Museum is open from 10:00AM to 6:00PM daily, except for Thursdays when it's open until 8:00PM.
If you're only interested in the main monuments themselves, then you could tour the museum in less than an hour. Allow yourself at least three if you're curious about the smaller artifacts, such as ancient jewelry and evidence of early writing systems!
Ticket prices for the Pergamon start at €12, with concessions and discounts for online bookings available.
- When to visitOpen daily 10:00AM to 6:00PM, except Thursdays, open until 8:00PM.
- What is the price?Adult tickets are €12, with many discounts and deals also available!
- Will I need a guide?It will definitely help. Might be worth it to check out our best-selling tours.
- How to get thereThe museum is easily reachable from the S/U Bahn station Friedrichstraße.
- Additional tips** The museum is open on all holidays, but with special hours. | For just €18 you can get a combo ticket to visit other museums in the area, as well!*
What People Are Saying About Pergamon Museum
Very impressive museum. The exhibits are huge, I have never seen anything like that. Perhaps, because of the size of the museum, there should be a rest area in the middle of the museum. I could use a short coffee break.
Perfect guided tour to discover Berlin in a quick and funny way! An old school Volkswagen van, a permanent exchange between the guide (the driver) and his passengers, lots of stories and anecdotes, and not too much time spent in endless comments about boring details. Deutsche Qualität at its best!
We thoroughly enjoyed our museum visit; it was great as we didn't have to wait in the queue at all!
Everything went along just perfect: easy booking, good price, immediate enter, and an amazing museum
Fab museum but currently under renovations so not all open but definitely worth a visit