Neues Museum

Top 1% of attractions in Berlin
9 / 10

8 expert reviews

“Finally reopened in 2009 after extensive remodelling by the British architect David Chipperfield, this stunning building now houses the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection.”

– Time Out

Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"After 12 years of painstaking work, the Neoclassical structure reopens with one of the world’s top collections of Egyptian art and a singular beauty, the bust of Nefertiti." Full review
Let's Go Let's Go
"Oddly enough, the Neues Museum (literally “New Museum”) houses the old. Tourists don’t just visit this place because it’s on Museum Island—its collection earned it a spot among the stars." Full review
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Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
3 Stars
"The museum is now home to the Museum of Pre- and Protohistory and the Egyptian Museum. In ruins prior to Reunification, the museum's richly decorated interior has been restored."
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"both the building and its inspiring contents are well worth the visit. " Full review
Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Traveler
"A remarkable symbiosis of new and old, incorporating damaged remnants—bullet holes, chipped paint, partially destroyed ceilings—into a light, airy, modern design." Full review
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