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Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

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#46 of 121 in Museums in Berlin
Art Museum Museum
Neue Nationalgalerie, a museum of modern art, focuses on works from the 20th century. Before entering, take time to appreciate the iconic Modern building designed by German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Inside, study works by Edvard Munch, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, Francis Bacon, Gerhard Richter, and Andy Warhol. Step outside to admire the sculpture gardens, also designed by van der Rohe. If you hope to see a particular work, avoid disappointment by checking online before your visit to ensure that it will be on display. Only a small selection of the gallery's extensive collection can be shown at one time. To visit Neue Nationalgalerie on your trip to Berlin, use our Berlin itinerary maker.
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  • For now this beautiful contemporary building is an empty skeleton. Jobs do not allow you to admire the beautiful collection of modern and contemporary art that here was housed and which it is hoped will come back. But this is a season of major restructuring and therefore there must be satisfied only the architectural lines.
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  • A beautiful architectural building with a steel frame and glass that reflect the buildings that surround it, closed for renovation, but the Park and beautiful to look at. I post pictures of my previous trip to Berlin when it was open.
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  • It's closed for months (or years) for reconstruction. Unfortunately it's not mentioned here so I was disappointed when I got there. A visit to the Kulturforum nearby made that up though.  more »
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  • The building is a special experience itself, the exhibition was less interesting.
  • interesting architecture and exhibitions
  • Engaging and thought provoking pieces of work well presented with clear information. Reasonably priced and the building is interesting too.
  • A great building designed by Mies Van Der Rohe, and an excellent main exhibition.
  • Excellent.

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