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Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

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Housed in an old disused railway station, Hamburger Bahnhof is home to one of the largest public collections of contemporary art in the world. Admire paintings, photos, sculptures, and multimedia installations from major artists since 1960. Familiarize yourself with the works of significant German artists, such as Gerhard Richter, Imi Knoebel, and Bernd and Hilla Becher. The gallery is also home to a large collection of works by international artists. Pick up a gift or some literature on modern art movements from the bookshop, and grab a coffee and a snack at the restaurant. Plan to visit Hamburger Bahnhof during your Berlin vacation using our convenient Berlin trip planner .
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  • €10 to see twenty works, here's what I remember. A scam so. Many closed rooms and no signage to inform. It is only when we complain hospitality we informs us, seeming normal to charge €10 instead of 14. But €10, it is still far too expensive for what is offered.
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  • The exhibition space is medium size. I visit the show of Beuys and a really great exhibition on sculpture, there were exhibited pieces from ancient to contemporary artist place next to another in a ve...  more »
  • A dip in contemporary art and beyond. The Museum is very interesting for those who love modern art.
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  • In fact as an ex central station of Berlin, this museum is worth to visit. The nice architecture and some modern arts are really main objects why we visited this museum. There will always a tour for free in English (12 pm) or German every Sunday.
  • Interesting collections in a historical building. Some parts of the building are under construction now, but still worth checking out.
  • Not as big as you'd think. Some interesting modern art and sculpture but lots of empty space. Maybe between special exhibitions?
  • Amazing collection and nice layout; however, it is a small gallery so don't expect to spend too much time inside.
  • Short walk from Berlin Central train station. Easy to find. Very reasonably priced considering the vast amount of art works here. 14 euro to see everything including the temporary exhibitions, keep your ticket handy as the staff scan it at various sections. Plenty of clean bathrooms and a busy but efficient restaurant serving coffee, cakes and full hot meals. Staff speak english and are always close by to help. You can take photos without the flash. Some very important and well known artists on display with a vibrant schedule for temporary exhibitions featuring new talent. Be prepared to wander for at least an hour and a half.
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