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Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin

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Take a walk through shared German and European history at Deutsches Historisches Museum. The museum's massive collection includes 500,000 photographic prints, 50,000 military objects, and 170,000 documents (maps, newspapers, flyers, etc.). It also houses at least 100,000 everyday household objects, medical instruments, and religious articles. The building was erected between 1675 and 1730 to display the country's vast arsenal of cannons. It displays everything from prehistory right up to the present day. Because there's so much to see here, you may do best with a guided tour. Use our Berlin trip tool to arrange your visit to Deutsches Historisches Museum and other attractions in Berlin.
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  • After paying admission to this museum, I was very disappointed that the two sections that were open, were just reading walkthroughs and exhibits were nearly non-existent. We learnt that the main... 
    After paying admission to this museum, I was very disappointed that the two sections that were open, were just reading walkthroughs and exhibits were nearly non-existent. We learnt that the main...  more »
  • So upset. Visited this morning with family and left feeling like I’d been robbed. There were no exhibits as such, the entire thing is just writing on the walls. It’s was basically just a book. I... 
    So upset. Visited this morning with family and left feeling like I’d been robbed. There were no exhibits as such, the entire thing is just writing on the walls. It’s was basically just a book. I...  more »
  • I was quite excited before the visit, but after arrival realized that the museum is currently being renovated and there is only an exhibition of citizenship in the context of intersection between... 
    I was quite excited before the visit, but after arrival realized that the museum is currently being renovated and there is only an exhibition of citizenship in the context of intersection between...  more »
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  • The German Historical Museum known by the acronym DHM, is a museum in Berlin, Germany devoted to German history. It describes itself as a place of "enlightenment and understanding of the shared history of Germans and Europeans".
  • the best place i have ever seen.great experience i recommend it to everyone,everyone who is interested in history should go...
  • The museum is housed in two architecturally remarkable buildings: Berlin's most important preserved baroque building, the Zeughaus, and a highlight of modern architecture, the Pei-Bau.
  • The museum is housed in two architecturally remarkable buildings: Berlin's most important preserved baroque building, the Zeughaus, and a highlight of modern architecture, the Pei-Bau.
  • Great exhibition on commissioned art in Third Reich and after exploring continuance of purpose. Awesome building. Original museum building is undergoing renovation.

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