Top 10 - Berlins most visited museums

Top 10 museums in Berlin

This is the result of the Berlin evaluation of the annual nationwide museum statistics compiled by the Institute for Museum Research of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation on the basis of all visitor numbers to Berlin's museums, memorials and exhibition halls. The figures for the museums not belonging to this association were incorporated by BerlinOnline Stadtportal GmbH. The average number of museum visits (including memorials and exhibition halls) in the capital amounts to more than 15,000,000 museum visits per year. The ranking shown is based on the number of visitors in 2018.

The 10 most visited museums, exhibition halls and memorials

Topographie des Terrors
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1st place: Topographie des Terrors

The Topographie des Terrors is a center for the documentation of Nazi crimes, and now attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. more

Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer
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2nd place: Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer

The Documentation Centre known as Dokumentationszentrum Berliner Mauer is an important source of information and an original documentary source/archive devoted to the history of the Berlin Wall. more

Besuchstag im Pergamonmuseum
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3rd place: Pergamonmuseum

One of the most popular attractions in Berlin, the Pergamon Museum is world famous for its archaeological holdings. more

German Historical Museum
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4th place: Deutsches Historisches Museum

More than 7,000 exclusive exhibits from the German Historical Museum's collections, whose historical testimonial value is utterly unique, are displayed over 8,000 square metres, presenting a lively, vivid tableau of German history. more

Das Neue Museum Berlin
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5th place: Neues Museum

The Neues Museum houses the archaeological collections of the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection, the Museum of Pre- and Early History, as well as works from the Collection of Classical Antiquities. more

Jewish Museum Berlin
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7th place: Jewish Museum

An architectural masterpiece, Daniel Libeskind's spectacular structure has firmly established itself as one of Berlin's most recognizable landmarks. more

DDR Museum
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9th place: DDR Museum

The DDR Museum offers you a hands-on experience of everyday life in a state long gone, the life in the German Democratic Republic. more

Schloss Charlottenburg
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Platz 10: Schloss Charlottenburg

Built by Elector Friederich III in 1699 as a summer palace for his wife Sophie Charlotte, this regal estate, the largest palace in Berlin, is framed by a baroque-style garden. more

Museumisland in Berlin
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Eduardo Paolozzi
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