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Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin

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Take a walk through shared German and European history at Deutsches Historisches Museum. The museum's massive collection includes 500,000 photographic prints, 50,000 military objects, and 170,000 documents (maps, newspapers, flyers, etc.). It also houses at least 100,000 everyday household objects, medical instruments, and religious articles. The building was erected between 1675 and 1730 to display the country's vast arsenal of cannons. It displays everything from prehistory right up to the present day. Because there's so much to see here, you may do best with a guided tour. Use our Berlin trip tool to arrange your visit to Deutsches Historisches Museum and other attractions in Berlin.
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  • After paying admission to this museum, I was very disappointed that the two sections that were open, were just reading walkthroughs and exhibits were nearly non-existent. We learnt that the main... 
    After paying admission to this museum, I was very disappointed that the two sections that were open, were just reading walkthroughs and exhibits were nearly non-existent. We learnt that the main...  more »
  • So upset. Visited this morning with family and left feeling like I’d been robbed. There were no exhibits as such, the entire thing is just writing on the walls. It’s was basically just a book. I... 
    So upset. Visited this morning with family and left feeling like I’d been robbed. There were no exhibits as such, the entire thing is just writing on the walls. It’s was basically just a book. I...  more »
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  • The German Historical Museum known by the acronym DHM, is a museum in Berlin, Germany devoted to German history. It describes itself as a place of "enlightenment and understanding of the shared history of Germans and Europeans". It is often viewed as one of the most important museums in Berlin and is one of the most frequented.
  • The German Historical Museum known by the acronym DHM, is a museum in Berlin, Germany devoted to German history. It describes itself as a place of "enlightenment and understanding of the shared history of Germans and Europeans".

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