The Joy of Museums

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Your Visit to The Pergamon Museum

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The Pergamon Museum is located on the “Museum Island” in the city of Berlin, Germany. The museum building was constructed over a period of twenty years, from 1910 to 1930.

PLease note that over the next few years The Pergamon Museum and other Museums on Museum Island, Berlin, may be partially or completely closed for major upgrades to the site and museum buildings as part of a master plan for the entire Unesco World Heritage Site.

The Pergamon Exhibit will be closed for a complete remodeling of the exhibit hall, including the installation of a new glass ceiling and a new climate control system. The exhibit is not scheduled to be reopened until approximately 2020.

Location: Pergamonmuseum, Berlin, Germany

Visitor numbers:  The museum receives over 1 million visitors a year

Public transit access:   Friedrichstraße Train Station

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“If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” Rudyard Kipling

Photo Credit: By Gryffindor [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons