Top 10: Berlins Most Visited Museums

Top 10 Museums in Berlin

The Institute for Museum Research of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation annually publishes a list of the most visited museums. These are the the Top 10 most visited museums in Berlin.

* The ranking shown here is based on visitor numbers for the year 2021. All information is without guarantee.
Topographie des Terrors
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1st place: Topography of Terror

This center for the documentation of Nazi crimes attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. more

Berlin - Humboldt Forum
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2nd place: Humboldt Forum

Located in the Berlin Palace, the Humboldt Forum is a modern museum inviting visitors to engage in a dialogue between art and science. more

Museum für Naturkunde (2)
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3rd place: Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum is one of the oldest museums in Berlin and features scientific collections on systematic zoology, palaeontology, mineralogy. more

Das Neue Museum Berlin
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4th 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

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5th place: Martin-Gropius-Bau

Originally built in 1881 as an arts and crafts museum, and now home to some of the best international traveling exhibitions of art and photography, the MGropius Bau itself is a visual treasure. more

DDR Museum
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6th 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

Besuchstag im Pergamonmuseum
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7rd place: Pergamon Museum

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

Neue Nationalgalerie
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9th place: Neue Nationalgalerie

The Neue Nationalgalerie’s imposing steel and glass box near Potsdamer Platz is a mecca for lovers of contemporary art and architecture. more

Schloss Charlottenburg
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10th place: Charlottenburg Palace

The magnificent Charlottenburg Palace is the largest palace in Berlin. Framed by a baroque-style garden, the palace features an exhibition of the history of Brandenburg-Prussia. more

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