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Bode Museum

Local name: Bode Museum

The Bode Museum is a neo-Baroque building on the area of today's Museum Island, which was established in the years 1897-1904 as the Museum of the Emperor Frederick. In half. In the 20th century, the patron was changed to Wilhelm von Bode (1845-1929), the first general director of Berlin's royal museums. Currently, the museum presents a collection of paintings, ivory sculptures, Byzantine art and a numismatic department.

The numismatic collection, which consists of about 500,000, is particularly rich and valuable. coins and medals - this is one of the largest collections of this type in the world. The most important departments of the Bode Museum numismatic cabinet cover about 150,000 Greek and Roman coins and 160,000 medieval European coins.

The collection of paintings includes works documenting the development of painting art from the 13th to the 18th century. The permanent exhibition contains about a thousand paintings considered to be masterpieces of their eras, including canvases by Giotto, Fra Angelico, Rafael or Titian.


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    Am Kupfergraben 10117 Berlin , Germany