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MUSEUMSINSEL

Formed by the two arms of the Spree River, the Museumsinsel is home to the world’s most diverse museum complex. Built between 1830 and 1930, the museums, which hold the Prussian royal collections of art and archaeology, were turned into a public foundation in 1918. Heavily damaged in World War II, the complex was restored and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. Renovation work will go on until 2025 during which a path linking four museums will be created.

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