The Museum Island in Berlin was named a UNESCO Heritage site in 1999.

This “island” in the middle of downtown Berlin contains five outstanding buildings designed, between 1824 and 1930 by the most prominent architects of their times:

Again, an architecture of extreme significance and which underwent an innovative restauration (led by D. Chipperfield, and which reopened 10 years ago).

Two main collections are housed here: one focusing on Ancient Egypt and a second one devoted to Prehistory.

The Egyptian collection offers a glimpse of the history and the archaeology of this ancient culture and has one of the world’s most famous pieces, the bust of Nefertiti.

The Prehistoric collection digs into the depth of European and Asian cultures, offering another incredible highlight – the remains from ancient Troy!