Private Tour of Museum Island and a Visit to the New Museum

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Tour Number

Activity Level

404398


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, Hiking and Walking, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), German (fluent)

Walk the island on which Berlin was founded and visit the Nofretete


Now the centre of Berlin, the island in the middle of the river Spree was the starting point of this huge city back in the days, the dwelling place of kings and the centre of cultural life. After the war the communist government made it their headquarters and changed the topography of the city dramatically which was then erased again by the post reunion government. We will explore the beginnings of Berlin, dive into the royal past of the city and the country and see how Berlin is in the process of change these days.

Where once the royal gardens spread out, the Museum island was established from the start of the 19th century on. Nowadays a UNESCO world heritage site it was the beginning of modern museum culture in German countries and an expression of the sophistication of not only the ruling class but the educated citizens as well.

As a highlight I will take you on a tour through the New Museum with its archeological collections and a fascinating architectural history which will last around 1. 5 hours.

Itinerary

Petriplatz with archeological findings
Brüderstraße with old houses
State council house
Building academy
Oldest bridge of Berlin
Royal horse stables
Site of Royal palace
Berlin cathedral
Old Museum
Bode Museum
Pergamon Museum
Old national gallery

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will pick you up at your hotel, hostel or apartment in Berlin.

If you are here for a day only I can also pick you up at Tegel/Schönefeld airport or the bus or train station

If you are at a museum or restaurant before the tour and want me to pick you up there just let me know.

End location: I will drop you off at your hotel, hostel or apartment. I can also take you to a place of your choice like a restaurant.

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

Walking tour

What’s Included

Other: My private guiding service along with my tablet to show you a lot of photos
Entrance to the New Museum
The additional license needed to guide in the New Museum

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 EUR - Souvenirs and maybe a coffee along the way, a day pass for public transport is 7.00€

What’s Extra

Other: Public transport tickets if needed

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