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Bauhaus Archive / Museum of Design (Bauhaus Archiv Museum fur Gestaltung)

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Address: Klingelhoeferstr. 14, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 4930 2540020
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Collection focusing on the Bauhaus, the famous school of architecture and...

Collection focusing on the Bauhaus, the famous school of architecture and design. The building which houses the collection was drafted by Walter Gropius, founder of the school.

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US$87.38*
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Berlin City Pass with Optional Panoramapunkt Entry

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Smaller than expected

I assumed the archive would have been bigger than it was, had some good work and Is clearly quite influential but to me it was a bit jumbled. Nice gift shop

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Burnham-on-Crouch, United Kingdom
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really looking forward to our visit - especially as my husband was an architect and revered this school. On our arrival we showed our welcome card travel ticket which was advertised as giving us a small discount. The man on the reception took one look and told us it was not valid as we had stamped it in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this museum! I didn't know a lot about the Bauhaus, just liked the posters and design from that era, so this smaller museum was perfect showing the range of disciplines of the Bauhaus school - from furniture to textiles and more. The history was also fascinating with the progression and then closure of the Bauhaus school following the... More 

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Burnham-on-Crouch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I assumed the archive would have been bigger than it was, had some good work and Is clearly quite influential but to me it was a bit jumbled. Nice gift shop

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are interested in art and architecture I would definitely recommend this museum, the audio guide explained everything in great detail. Also the museum is in a lovely area to just go for a walk round by the canal after!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A great collection in an architecturally wonderful setting. If early to mid century tec is your thing then this archive is fantastic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Berlin museums vary significantly, but this one is extraordinary; in fact, it's my favorite of all that I've seen on multiple trips here, and I would recommend it over most of the better-known, more centrally-located ones. While the focus is on architecture and design, the relationships between principles of the Bauhaus and much important 20th century art makes seeing paintings... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I studied Interior Design and I was fascinated with the history and style of the Bauhaus, so I was more than excited to visit the museum. The architecture was something I had expected, but the artifacts inside were less than I had expected. There were a few large groups of people which made it somewhat difficult to see everything I... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The building is spectacular if you enjoy architecture.I only visited the museum that it is only interesting if you are really into Bauhaus and its history.It is quite small but they have some interesting material.I will definetly visit the archive next time. I had breakfast in the most quiet environment and got delicious home made cake for a very reasonable... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I absolutely adored visiting here, it was a great pleasure to be amongst such radical and life chaning design. I don't think we could think of a future without the influence of Bauhaus. The attendants were so friendly, it isn't very big so can be finished in an hour if you want to spend time looking at the objects, also... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The building in itself is worth the trip to this museum. But it is quite expensive for such a small exhibition, which only took my boyfriend and I about 30-40 minutes to walk through. But for die hard Bauhaus-fans I guess it is very interesting. Glad to have seen it but probably not coming back.

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Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which lends its name to this well-heeled neighbourhood. Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city: upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop down Kurfürstendamm, the most renowned high-end shopping street in Berlin, where you can find all the big designer names. In the evening, visit one of the old theatres close by Zoo Station which were nightlife hot spots in the 1920s, or dine in one of the many international restaurants around Savignyplatz before heading to other parts of town for a night out.
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