The bust of Queen Nefertiti has practically become an icon of Berlin. (© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Photo: Achim Kleuker)
The 3300-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti is the museum’s top attraction. Examine a world-famous Egyptian collection that includes many important papyruses, while hundreds of artifacts relate early human history. Badly damaged during WWII and left abandoned until the 1980s, the Museum Island institution reopened in 2009.
Tue–Fri 10am–6pm (Thu until 8pm), Sat–Sun 10am–6pm. €12/6.