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Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart

Art Museum
Westhafen, Berlin
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  • Alina R.
    Alina RydbeckApril 11, 2016
    Great museum, but check what's on when you plan to go, so you don't get there when half is closed for installation of a new exhibition. They change them almost every season.
    Upvoted Nov 2, 2016
  • Arno W.
    Arno WolterMarch 18, 2015
    Don't miss the long exhibition hall in the rear building. It's awesome! Thematic guided tours in English available Sat&Sun 12pm, in German Thu-Fri 12pm and 4pm, Sat&Sun 2pm, all free charge.
    Upvoted Nov 2, 2016
  • Canan Cem Deniz
    Canan Cem DenizFebruary 9, 2016
    A stunning exhibition in an historical and beautiful building. You'll be impressed for sure because the structural design of the old station makes exposition even more exciting.
  • European Parliament
    European ParliamentFebruary 26, 2013
    Newly renovated at the time, this railway station was the site of the State of Art Today exhibition gathering 32 artists from all over the world for the Berlin Capital of Culture celebration in 1988. Read more
  • Eda N.
    Eda NakıboğluDecember 6, 2014
    'wall works' and 'sammlung marx' from current exhibitions are great! you should save more than couple hours for this museum. plus, buchhandlung walther könig is also there 🎉
  • Ina L.
    Ina LiJanuary 5, 2016
    Installations in the main hall and awesome collections in both wings. Reserve at least 2-3 hours for a full stroll.
  • Jacob L.
    Jacob LindbladJuly 15, 2015
    Wonderful contemporary art museum in a beautiful old train station. Since the showings are mostly temporary exhibitions, check out the schedules before going.
  • John C.
    John CalibanAugust 9, 2015
    One of the world's great modern and contemporary art museums--the space itself is fantastic and unique and the collection doesn't disappoint.
  • Pawel M.
    Pawel MazurekNovember 2, 2016
    Great exhibitions, try to visit at least 2/3 times a year as exhibitions are changing.
    Upvoted Nov 2, 2016
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-Carlton2 weeks ago
    One of the best museums for contemporary art in Berlin is the Hamburger Bahnhof, located right next to Berlin Central Station.
  • Ivan B.
    Ivan BoykoNovember 2, 2013
    The oldest of survived train stations, it served less than 40 years before was recycled to a museum. Germany, the land of disposable train stations and recycled museums!
  • Lawrence J.
    Lawrence JohnJuly 13, 2013
    I went there without any expectations or really having checked out any of the artists. Boy, was I in for a surprise! Martin Kippenberger (February until 18th of August) was a great one to get to know.
  • George M.
    George M.January 17, 2016
    Typical wackos drawing and constructing weird stuff. Interesting nonetheless. Keep in mind the museum is quite big and might take you more than 3 hours to view it all!
  • Louis Vuitton
    Louis VuittonApril 5, 2012
    The historic railway terminus was opened 1996 as the "Museum of the Present". International as well as contemporary art can be viewed on 13 000m2.
  • Becissa 💫 B.
    The most awesome museum in Berlin. This is simply a playground for you imagination.
    Upvoted Dec 14, 2016
  • Dolce&Gabbana
    Dolce&GabbanaFebruary 1, 2012
    It has an interesting collection focused on contemporary art with temporary exhibitions. Don't miss the one that is now on, Cloud City by Tomas Saraceno (until February 19th) and many others.
  • Piotr S.
    Piotr S.July 26, 2015
    Museum of modern art. Unfortunately with ticket without temporary exhibitions you may miss significant part-permanent part was not very big and takes only around 1-2h to visit.
  • Jennifer A.
    Jennifer AshtonJune 24, 2015
    Ginormous space with important shows of late 20th-C and contemporary art. Don't miss the Beuys works on permanent display.
  • Hector
    HectorJanuary 14, 2015
    Contemporary art display with bookstore inside. Feel free to use your Museum Pass for a visit. Warhol pieces on display.
  • Martijn W.
    Martijn WinklerApril 29, 2013
    Amazing building, amazing collection. Do check out the sound-art exhibit, above the restaurant. An alarm bell silently ringing in vacuum...
  • Sasha G.
    Sasha GoncharovaApril 12, 2013
    It is very big and you would need ideally two days at least to examine everything properly. Great, great museum!!
    Oh-Berlin.comNovember 22, 2011
    Tomas Sarenceno's 'Cloud Cities' blurs the lines between art, science fiction and reality. If you only do one thing this week, make sure it's paying Hamburger Bahnhof a visit! Read more
  • Marcus O.
    Marcus OlssonJuly 31, 2012
    Make sure to take an audioguide, to get the full picture. Don't miss joseph Beuys' wax sculptures, and the story behind them
  • Patrick W.
    Patrick WelkerSeptember 16, 2015
    If you like it droll, whimsical and bizarre the Hamburger Bahnhof is a great station to stop at. All Aboard!
  • Katrien v.
    Great art, like going to several galleries all at once.
  • Lada C.
    Lada ChizhovaOctober 21, 2016
    Great museum in the old railway station. We visited the exhibition "Dialog with Karl Marx". It was cool.
  • Kim G.
    Kim GammelgaardMarch 29, 2016
    Don't miss Julian Rosefeldt's Manifesto with 13 movies with Cate Blanchett. Until July 10 16. A bit hidden over the restaurant
  • Christoph P.
    Christoph PJuly 19, 2015
    Great temporary exhibitions, but also their collection is worth a visit.
  • a. a.m.e.June 5, 2016
    Interesting exhibits and beautiful space!
  • Annix L.
    Annix L.April 3, 2016
    The permanent collection is quite good, but the quality of the temporary exhibitions oscillates wildly.
  • Kostadin K.
    Kostadin KushlevOctober 31, 2016
    Great gallery but make sure you check upfront what's on/off.
  • Marc D.
    Marc DubachMay 10, 2014
    Just lay down in the middle of de Bahnhof. Great experience and why shouldn't you? ;-)
  • Best Western Central Europe
    If you like contemporary art, visit “Hamburger Bahnhof" - Museum for Contemporary Art. Read more
  • Tim d.
    Tim de GierMay 17, 2013
    Well known modern art museum in a curiously designed building.
  • Olivier V.
    Great exhibition in a great place. Loved it!
  • Andrea P.
    Andrea PasottiOctober 16, 2010
    You'll walk a lot visiting this museum, but is so beautiful you'll not realize till the exit.
  • Carolina A.
    Carolina AlmeidaJuly 19, 2015
    Great museum for modern art lovers.
  • Tom V.
    Tom Van DaeleNovember 13, 2011
    Tomás Saraceno's Cloud Cities, currently a temporary exhibition, is a must see!
  • Lilia L.
    Lilia LuganskayaAugust 22, 2013
    Great bookshop !
  • Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin
    A must-do when you enjoy contemporary art like us. Read more
  • David A.
    David AOctober 11, 2015
    Pretty disappointed in the museum. The permanent collection on exhibit was pretty small.
  • Mar T.
    Mar TenggApril 25, 2016
    Stop by at Sarah Wiener if you need some refreshments afterwards.
  • Malik B.
    Malik BowmanJuly 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Check for new exhibitions and try the great restaurant!
  • Tommi
    TommiAugust 2, 2014
    Amazing building & collection.
  • Ben B.
    Ben BaronSeptember 1, 2014
    Modern art. See the Warhols.
  • Philipp S.
    Philipp SchmidtJanuary 3, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    spot the odd one out sculpture.
  • Kell 🎈
    Kell 🎈April 20, 2015
    Andy Warhol!
  • Hulya T.
    Hulya TurkmenDecember 14, 2014
    Contemporary art
  • Sam T.
    Sam ThackerayNovember 27, 2014
    Very strange, not sure contemporary art is for me.
  • V. D.
    V. DiehlJanuary 28, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Just LOVE "cloud cities"
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