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Bode Museum, Berlin

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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3.7/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web
Set in a striking, early-20th-century building, Bode Museum is home to sculptures, Byzantine art, and one of the world's largest coin and medal collections. Admire the sculpture exhibit, and discover fine pieces such as Donatello's "Pazzi Madonna" and Antonio Canova's "Dancer." Study the Byzantine collection of ivory carvings, mosaics, icons, and more. Alongside the coins and medals of the Münzkabinett, you can find seals, tokens, minting tools, and non-numismatic forms of money. Make Bode Museum a centerpiece of your Berlin vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Berlin travel itinerary maker.
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  • At the northern tip of the Museum Island is the Bode. I confess, my interest in the Bode has less to do with its collection, which is impressive no doubt but with its exterior and its position on the ...  read more »
  • Beauty is simple not discussable she radiates and takes just one. So it was often me and us in the Bode Museum. Great breakdown - beautiful exhibits. We have enjoyed above all the collection of sculpture and Byzantine works. Even the building alone is worth a visit. The staff here were very friendly and obliging. Toilet was very attentive. Café highly recommended! Overall a really great example of a museum.
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  • We came into this museum on our Berlin pass - it had been under construction when we had tried to come in the past. It is situated at the northern end of Museum Island and is divided into 3 sections: ...  read more »
  • Gorgeous, and odd collections. Beautiful. Explore the whole building!
  • Ganz besonders toll hat mir die Holbein Sonderausstellung gefallen. Unglaublich, wie realitätsnah diese Maler malen konnten.
  • Was pickpocketed just outside the museum by 3 middle-eastern looking men in their 30s pestering for signature on good friday. At the police station now lodging a police report. Fellow tourists/visitors, please keep a look out for your valuables!
  • To stay in front of this building for me was like: I realy dont know but was...
  • The Bode Museum is slightly different from the other museums in that it houses a few unrelated collections under the same roof. The architecture (probably unintentionally) reflects that and breaks the layout into different distinct sections. There is a large collection of European sculptures, of Byzantine art, of coins and of medals. Although I personally found the items on display to be less interesting than some of the other museums, the interior of the building is stunning and worth seeing in itself.
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