The Museum of European Cultures explores the similarities and differences as well as the interconnections between European ... More
Museum Europäischer Kulturen
The Museum of European Cultures explores the similarities and differences as well as the interconnections between European cultures, placing a significant emphasis on the use of symbols. The museum was conceived as part of the wider scheme of European integration, and was designed in co-operation with other European nations. The European collections in the Museum für Völkerkunde were originally part of the Königlich-Preußischen Kunstkammer (Royal Prussian Art Collection)
19th century architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel provided Berlin with many of its greatest buildings, including the magnificent Konzerthaus and the
equally striking Altes Museum. The museum, which opened in 1830, was the first to be built on Museum Island. ...
The Pergamonmuseum houses a vast collection of artifacts from the ancient world, the crowning glory being the altar from the
Zeus Temple in Pergamon (180 160 BCE), one of the world's most significant archaeological finds. The museum is also ...
Located on the Lindenstraße, the Jüdisches Museum Berlin (Jewish Museum) documents the Jewish history and is a treat to all
fans of architecture. The museum was designed by Daniel Liebeskind and is considered to be a masterpiece of modern ...