Altes Museum: Tips for the most beautiful museum in Berlin

Altes Museum

The absolute peak of neo-classicism in Berlin

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The Altes Museum (Old Museum) in Berlin is world famous for its vast collection of ancient art. It was originally built to house the large art collection of the royal family of Prussia.

This impressive building was designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, who also designed the Konzerthaus (Concert Hall) and the Neue Wache (New Guardhouse). 

It was build between 1823 and 1828, and is now considered the height of neo-classicism. It was badly damaged during the second world war, but it re-opened its doors in 1966. 

The impressive collection

A visit to the Altes Museum is impressive. You'll be amazed bij its extensive collection of ancient art. The museum located on the Museumsingel in Berlin.

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