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Prehistory and early history

3. quarter 2020 until further notice
Neues Museum

The Museum of Prehistory and Early History presents its expansive collection together with objects from the Collection of Classical Antiquities on three floors of the Neues Museum.

Visitors are greeted on the ground floor by the room entitled "Odin, Urns, Looted Art", which presents the 180 year old history of the museum, with preserved wall paintings depicting scenes from Nordic mythology. The following room is dedicated to Heinrich Schliemann, who bequeathed his collection of Trojan antiquities to the museum "for their eternal preservation". The room beyond that reveals how various influences in the art and culture of Cyprus conflated in a unique way on the Island.

The first thing to greet visitors on the first floor, the museum’s piano nobile, are the “Treasures from the Rhine” – the Xanten Boy and the “Barbarian Treasure of Neupotz”, one of the largest metals hoards from the Roman period north of the Alps. From here, the way leads on to the “Roman Provinces”. From there, the visitor has access to the "Pantheon" - Chipperfield's new South Dome Room, in which two colossal statues of divinities from the 2nd century AD originating from the Egyptian city of Lycopolis await visitors. The next room, "Rome's Northern Neighbours" is dedicated to the tensions between Rome and the Germanic peoples, while "Migration Period and Middle Ages" provides an insight into the time from the Migration Period to the Carolingian Renaissance.

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Anthropomorphe Gefäße, Troja, Sammlung Schliemann, 2. Hälfte 3. Jahrtausend v. Chr.
© © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte / Claudia Plamp CC NC-BY-SA
Auf der Suche nach Troja


Workshop

Mykenische Scherben mit roter und schwarzer Bemalung.Troja VI , mittlere bis späte Bronzezeit, ca. 1700 bis 1300 v.Chr.
© © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte / Claudia Plamp CC NC-BY-SA
Troja – Mythos und Wirklichkeit


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Visitor entrance

James-Simon-Galerie, Bodestraße
10178 Berlin

wheelchair accessible
Site plan for individual visitors to the Neues Museum and the Pergamonmuseum (PDF)

All groups meet at the information desk in the lower foyer in James-Simon-Galerie.
Advice für group visits to the Neues Museum and Pergamonmuseum (PDF)

U-Bahn U6 (Friedrichstraße)
S-Bahn S1, S2, S25, S26 (Friedrichstraße); S3, S5, S7, S9 (Hackescher Markt)
Tram M1, 12 (Am Kupfergraben); M4, M5, M6 (Hackescher Markt)
Bus TXL (Staatsoper); 100, 200 (Lustgarten); 147 (Friedrichstraße)

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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Tue 10:00 - 18:00
Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Neues Museum
12,00 EUR Concessions 6,00

Annual ticket Classic temporary exhibitions not included
50,00 EUR Concessions 25,00

Annual ticket Classic Plus all exhibitions
100,00 EUR Concessions 50,00


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