How Berlin plans to give museums a makeover amid visitor dip

How Berlin plans to give museums a makeover amid visitor dip

Berlin museums might house the iconic Nefertiti bust, the Ishtar gate of ancient Babylon or Rembrandt masterpieces, but they still trail global counterparts in popularity -- and the coronavirus is making things worse.

Stralsund restores rare Baroque celestial globe

Stralsund restores rare Baroque celestial globe

The show must go on: How cultural life has moved online in Germany

The show must go on: How cultural life has moved online in Germany

Dresden police receive over 500 tip-offs for stolen jewellery

Dresden police receive over 500 tip-offs for stolen jewellery

Everything you need to know about the Dresden museum heist
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Everything you need to know about the Dresden museum heist

Dresden museum burglary ‘probably biggest art theft since WWII’

Dresden museum burglary ‘probably biggest art theft since WWII’

10 odd tourist attractions in Germany you shouldn’t miss

10 odd tourist attractions in Germany you shouldn’t miss

1,000 East African skulls, bones still in Berlin: report

1,000 East African skulls, bones still in Berlin: report

Berlin opens museums to thank refugee helpers

Berlin opens museums to thank refugee helpers

Missing 3.5-tonne Lenin head thwarts expo

Missing 3.5-tonne Lenin head thwarts expo

New Berlin museum for 20th century art

New Berlin museum for 20th century art

Porsche 911 gracefully races into middle age

Porsche 911 gracefully races into middle age

Knut’s real fur used for new museum statue

Knut’s real fur used for new museum statue

Berlin sees world’s first Scorsese exhibition

Berlin sees world’s first Scorsese exhibition

Humanity’s ‘greatest treasures’ move to Bonn

Humanity’s ‘greatest treasures’ move to Bonn

‘Make German museums free to bring them to life’

‘Make German museums free to bring them to life’

BMW and Guggenheim scared off Berlin project

BMW and Guggenheim scared off Berlin project

Lost ancient artefacts found after 50 years

Lost ancient artefacts found after 50 years

Exhibition shows everyday life as communism crumbled

Exhibition shows everyday life as communism crumbled

Guggenheim ‘Lab’ set to swing through Berlin

Guggenheim ‘Lab’ set to swing through Berlin

Dresden art director to take over London’s Victoria and Albert

Dresden art director to take over London’s Victoria and Albert

Intelligence agency still keeping secrets on Eichmann

Intelligence agency still keeping secrets on Eichmann

Controversial German art exhibition opens in China

Controversial German art exhibition opens in China

New Berlin exhibition exposes police role in Holocaust

New Berlin exhibition exposes police role in Holocaust

Old National Gallery celebrates 150 years with Romantics

Old National Gallery celebrates 150 years with Romantics

Berlin state library displays treasures for 350th anniversary

Berlin state library displays treasures for 350th anniversary

Turkey wants its sphinx back, minister says

Turkey wants its sphinx back, minister says

Berlin exhibition shows real-life ‘Indiana Jones’ artefacts

Berlin exhibition shows real-life ‘Indiana Jones’ artefacts

Museums aim to probe Nazi art seizures

Museums aim to probe Nazi art seizures

From Pong to Wii: Museum offers glimpse of gaming over the years

From Pong to Wii: Museum offers glimpse of gaming over the years

‘Degenerate’ sculptures found beneath Berlin

‘Degenerate’ sculptures found beneath Berlin

Major new museum opens in Cologne

Major new museum opens in Cologne

Exhibition breaks with German Hitler taboos

Exhibition breaks with German Hitler taboos

Berlin’s Natural History museum celebrates 200th jubilee

Berlin’s Natural History museum celebrates 200th jubilee

Dresden Albertinum reopens with ‘art ark’ for future flooding

Dresden Albertinum reopens with ‘art ark’ for future flooding

Documenting the heart of Nazi terror

Documenting the heart of Nazi terror

Dresden opens chamber of Turkish delights

Dresden opens chamber of Turkish delights

Seduced by sans serif

Seduced by sans serif

Currywurst museum celebrates saucy opening in Berlin

Currywurst museum celebrates saucy opening in Berlin

Egypt aims to ‘prove’ Germany stole Nefertiti bust

Egypt aims to ‘prove’ Germany stole Nefertiti bust

Art historian calls Berlin’s Nefertiti bust a fake

Art historian calls Berlin’s Nefertiti bust a fake

Making the Tropics topical in Berlin

Making the Tropics topical in Berlin

Berlin goes Babylon

Berlin goes Babylon