Museum Island in Berlin, Germany, is the name of the northern half of the Spreeinsel, the island on the River Spree (the southern half is called Fischerinsel “Island in the Fisherman”) in the Mitte district . It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999.
Created at the initiative of King Frederick William III in the early nineteenth century, the Museum Island shows a century of cultural policy that led to the creation of one of the richest collections of artworks in world.
Located in Cölln neighborhood, there are state museums open every day, such as:
the Pergamon Museum
the Neues Museum
as well as:
the Berliner Dom