MU­SE­UMS

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Altes Mu­seum

Ber­lin’s col­lec­tion of clas­si­cal an­tiq­ui­ties, housed in­side a breath­tak­ing Neo­clas­si­cal build­ing. Take in the mo­saic floor of Hadrian’s villa, a wealth of Greek sculp­tures and vases, and a num­ber of Etr­uscan and Ro­man arche­o­log­i­cal finds. Tue– Fri 10am– 6pm (un­til 8pm Thu), Sat–Sun 10am– 6pm. €10/5. www.smb.mu­seum. Am Lust­garten. T: 030.266424242. U Friedrich­straße, S Hack­escher Markt. E3

Bauhaus Archiv

The avant- garde build­ing de­signed by Wal­ter Gropius is home to doc­u­ments, pho­to­graphs, mod­els, ob­jects, and projects il­lus­trat­ing the Bauhaus phi­los­o­phy, which com­bines artis­tic beauty with ar­chi­tec­tural func­tion­al­ity. To 21 Sep: Di­a­logues: Pho­to­graphs by Hélène Binet ex­plores the black-and-white world of the renowned ar­chi­tec­ture pho­tog­ra­pher. Wed– Mon 10am– 5pm. € 7/4, Wed– Fri €6/3. www.bauhaus.de. Klin­gel­höfer­str. 14. T: 030.25400278. U Nol­len­dorf­platz. D4

DDR Mu­seum

Learn about daily life in the for­mer East Ger­many at this hands- on mu­seum. Ev­ery­day ob­jects, clos­ets filled with GDR fash­ion, and a Tra­bant (the GDR car) are just some of the items on dis­play, while pho­to­graphs il­lus­trate and ex­plain Com­mu­nist habits, such as col­lec­tively pot­ty­train­ing ba­bies or go­ing on nud­ist hol­i­days. Mon–Sun 10am– 8pm, Sat un­til 10pm. € 7/4. www.ddr-mu­seum.de. Karl- Liebknecht-Str. 1 (in front of the Ber­liner Dom). T: 030.847123731. S Hack­escher Markt, U Alexan­der­platz. E3

Deutsches His­torisches Mu­seum

MUST SEE Learn about the mile­stones in Ger­man history. Me­dieval body ar­mor, paint­ings, books, dishes, ma­chines, and more il­lus­trate a timeline that ex­tends from the Ro­man oc­cu­pa­tion of the Ger­manic ar­eas to the present day. To 20 Sep:

takes a look at the changes and in­flu­ence of the Ber­lin Zeughaus through­out history. To 25 Oct: 1945– De­feat. Lib­er­a­tion. New Be­gin­ning ex­poses the ef­forts of var­i­ous Euro­pean na­tions made to re­build­ing and re­cov­er­ing from WWII. To 1 Dec: Ho­mo­sex­u­al­i­ty_ ies. The past 150 years of queer history in Ger­many. Joint ex­hi­bi­tion with The Gay Mu­seum. Daily 10am– 6pm. €8/4 (un­der-18s free). www.dhm.de. Un­ter den Lin­den 2. T: 030.203040. S+U Friedrich­straße. E3

Ephraim-Palais

Tem­po­rary ex­hi­bi­tions on lo­cal cul­tural history fill this great Baroque build­ing. De­mol­ished in 1935, the Palais was re­built in 1983 us­ing its orig­i­nal façade, which had been stored in a ware­house for al­most 50 years. € 7/5 (un­der 18s free, first Wed of month free). www.stadt­mu­seum.de. Post­str. 16. T: 030.24002162. U Alexan­der­platz. F3

Eth­nol­ogy Mu­seum

500,000 ob­jects from pre-in­dus­trial so­ci­eties and a fab­u­lous col­lec­tion of Inca jew­elry. Cos­tumes, toys, tools, and huts are among the items shown. Tue– Fri 10am– 5pm, Sat–Sun 11am– 6pm. €8/4. www.smb.mu­seum. Arn­i­mallee 25. T: 030.266424242. U Dahlem Dorf. Off Map

Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg Mu­seum

Kreuzberg en­thu­si­asts can learn more about the history and rad­i­cal legacy of the leg­endary

Mul­ti­me­dia art and films of the two artists. Daily 10am– 8pm, Mon un­til 10pm. €8/3. www.jm­ber­lin.de. Lin­den­str. 9-14. T: 030.25993300. U Hallesches Tor, U Kochstraße. E4

Käthe Koll­witz Mu­seum

In­tro­duces the pow­er­ful and tor­tured art of one of the most rel­e­vant Ger­man women artists of the last cen­tury. Her pri­mary fo­cus was the daily strug­gles of the poor and the tragedy of war, which she ex­pe­ri­enced di­rectly af­ter los­ing both her son and grand­son in bat­tle. Daily 11am– 6pm. € 6/3.

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