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  • Discover Illuseum Berlin, where you fool your senses and they fool you!
  • Walk into this museum where nothing is as it seems.
  • Fun, entertainment, and creativity take center stage here with fascinating holograms and inverted tunnels.
  • Trick your brain into believing you’re flying or glued to the ceiling.
  • Take a break from the real world for unforgettable memories and a day full of fun.
  • Discover Illuseum Berlin, where you fool your senses and they fool you!
  • Walk into this museum where nothing is as it seems.
  • Fun, entertainment, and creativity take center stage here with fascinating holograms and inverted tunnels.
  • Trick your brain into believing you’re flying or glued to the ceiling.
  • Take a break from the real world for unforgettable memories and a day full of fun.

Inclusions

  • Admission to the museum

Exclusions

  • Audio guide
  • Food and beverage
  • This museum is wheelchair and stroller accessible.
  • Service dogs are permitted.
  • This museum is not suitable for those with heart problems or serious medical conditions.
  • It is recommended to bring a charged smartphone/camera.
  • Food and drinks are not permitted.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Illuseum Berlin | Enjoy surreal mind-bending exhibits

The Illuseum is a unique experience no matter what your age, thanks to the optical illusions, which confuse your sense of reality. The Ames room will transform your fellow museum-goers into gigantic or tiny sizes. The Vortex tunnel, with its swirls and patterns will definitely make you lose balance and the puzzles and hologram installations in the Mind games area will send your brain into a tizzy! Book your Illuseum Berlin tickets in advance to ensure you get access to the museum on the day you choose.

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  • Why visit the Museum of Illusions in Berlin?
  • Things to know before booking Illuseum Museum tickets
  • Illuseum Berlin photos
  • What’s inside the Illusion Museum in Berlin?
  • Plan your visit to Illuseum Berlin
  • What to see around Berlin’s Illusion Museum?
  • Frequently asked questions about Illuseum Berlin tickets

Things to know before booking Illuseum Museum tickets

  • Book your Illuseum Berlin tickets online in advance to avoid standing in long lines on the day of your visit. Pre-booking tickets also allows you to save time and money. 
  • Get your hands on the Berlin Welcome Card if you plan to explore the Museum Island after the Illuseium Museum. Enjoy 15% to 20% off original ticket prices at several museums and take advantage of the city’s flexible public transport system in A. B. and C zones. 
  • The Illuseum is accessible to visitors in wheelchairs. You can make use of the ramps and elevators inside the museum to access all its exhibits. Service dogs are also allowed in the Illuseum premises. 

What’s inside the Illusion Museum in Berlin?

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Ames room

This room creates a mind-boggling illusion, where your people look like they’ve grown really big or shrunk in size, depending on where they are standing within the room. The cleverly distorted walls of the Ames room and the angles in which the furniture is arranged give off this effect. 

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Vortex tunnel

With its multiple swirls, patterns, and lighting, the Vortex tunnel feels like it is constantly in motion and however hard you try, you will lose balance as you make your way through it! Take a deep breath and enjoy the dizzying passageway. 

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Upside down room

Want to walk on the ceiling? Head to the Upside Down Room! Here it feels like entering an alternate universe, where everything is topsy-turvy. Remember, Stanger Things? Something like that but nicer! You will find furniture and fixtures hanging from the ceiling and its a good idea to snap these hilarious moments as you defy the laws of physics. 

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Mirror room

Watch yourself be multiplied in endless reflections in this room that has nearly every surface covered with mirrors and slant walls for a kaleidoscopic effect. As you witness the visual spectacle, you will feel you have been transported to another world altogether. 

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Infinity room

The Infinity room also features endless mirrors like the Mirror room, but here the walls, ceilings, and some parts of the floor are covered with mirrors, which creates the illusion of an endless space. The room offers a stunning display, which almost seems like it’s leading you into another dimension. 

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Anti-gravity room

Similar to the Ames room, the Anti-gravity room also features topsy-turvy displays, which help you strike poses that defy the laws of physics. The objects appear to hover in mid-air, creating an illusion of outer space. You can also climb across slanted walls and pretend to be a ninja!

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Hologram illusions

If you ever wanted to shake hands with a long-gone celebrity or get lost in a swarming mass of asteroids and comets, head to the hologram illusions area of the Illusion Museum. These cutting-edge displays make use of light and technology to display life-life scenarios. You can play around with various types of 3-D projections.

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Puzzles and mind games area

From mental math riddles to logical problem-solving, and intricate puzzles, this section of the Illuseum Museum teases everyone’s brains. Compete or join hands with your companions and make use of your critical thinking skills to solve these brain teasers. Any visitor can participate in these challenges, irrespective of their age and interests. 

Plan your visit to Illuseum Berlin

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Illuseum Berlin entrances

The Illuseum Museum in Berlin has only one entrance for all visitors. While all levels of the museum are accessible to visitors with limited mobility, they do not have a separate entrance for wheelchair users. As you arrive at the museum, you can contact any of the nearby staff members to assist you along the ramp. 

  • Main entrance: The primary entrance of the Illuseum is situated a few minutes away from Alexanderplatz, a commercial hub in Berlin. If you begin walking along the Karl-Liebknect-Strasse from Alexanderplatz, the Illuseum entrance will fall on your right side. 
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  • Cloakroom: Most Illuseum exhibits require your hands-on participation, hence it is best to drop off your hats, coats, and backpacks at the museum’s cloakroom. 
  • Restrooms: There are accessible restrooms inside the Illusion Museum for your convenience. 
  • Baby-changing stations: The Illuseum ensures that families with young children can comfortably explore the exhibits. There are baby-changing stations inside the restrooms. 
  • Souvenir shop: You can purchase unique brain teasers, math problems, puzzles, and unique objects like a Bernoulli pipe from the Illuseum souvenir shop. 
  • Group tours: The Illuseum organized 45-minute magic shows and 30-minute informative sessions on the exhibits for visitors traveling in a large group. You can organize birthday parties as well as school excursions at the Illusion Museum.
Accessibility at illuseum berlin

The Illuseum Museum in Berlin ensures that all their guests in wheelchairs or with mobility aids can enjoy all their exhibits. The museum entrance is connected to all levels inside the building with ramps and elevators. There are staff members near every exhibit. You can reach out, ask for help in wheeling around, or resolve any doubts. 

Service dogs are also allowed inside the Illuseum. You may have to provide a licensed document at the entrance. 

Tips to note when visiting Illuseum Berlin
  • Use public transport: Although there are designated parking spaces available outside the Illuseum, we recommend you use the U-Bahn or get on a bus to reach the museum. On public holidays and weekends, parking spots are limited. 
  • Avoid bulky cameras: The Illuseum offers several fun exhibits like the Vortex tunnel, the Anti-gravity room, and the Ames room. Do not bring bulky cameras or tripods as most of these exhibits involve active participation. A mobile phone or a pocket camera can be easily tucked in a fanny pack or your trousers, leaving your hands free to play around with the illusions.
  • Plan to explore surrounding areas: You need around 30 minutes to an hour to explore all the exhibits inside the Illuseum. Keep a few hours on hand and visit the nearby TV Tower and the Museum Island. Explore the Neues Museum, Peles Museum, Pergamon Museum, and the Altes Museum, situated quite close to the Illuseum. 
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  • Cafe Bell Chicco (0.3 km away): Known for its lively atmosphere and friendly service, Cafe Bell Chicco serves a variety of pasta dishes. They also serve a selection of breakfast dishes and delectable desserts.
  • PETER PANE Burgrill & Bar (0.4 km away): As its name suggests, Peter Pane is all about serving juicy burgers with fresh, seasonal ingredients. They also offer a number of sides, beers, and cocktails. 
  • Ho Vang (0.4 km away): Ho Vang serves authentic Vietnamese cuisine, including pho and bahn mi. With warm lighting and minimalist decor, this restaurant is perfect for those seeking warm, comforting meals.
  • Segafredo Espresso Bar (0.5 km away): With comfy seating and modern styles, this espresso bar is perfect for a light snack or to grab some coffee. They are known for their Italian espresso, pastries, and salads. 
  • Allegretto Cafe in Neuen Museum (0.6 km away): If you stroll around Museum Island after visiting the Illuseum, head to this cafe located inside the Neuen Museum. They serve pastries and light meals. 

What to see around Berlin’s Illusion Museum?

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Altes Museum

One of the city’s oldest museums, the Altes Museum showcases a collection of ancient artifacts. Explore a variety of objects, jewelry, and pottery, belonging to Etruria, Greece, and Rome of the past. The building itself is designed in a Neo-classical style, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the world of classical art. 

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Neues Museum

The Neues Museum is a must-visit for anyone interested in ancient Egyptian art and history. Marvel at mummies, ancient tools, and stunning artwork, like the preserved remains of Queen Nefertiti’s bust and the iconic Berlin Gold Hat. The museum’s style blends modernity with classical elements, reminiscent of designer David Chipperfield’s contributions.

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Brandenburg Gate

This gate is one of Berlin’s most recognizable landmarks. Once a dividing line during the Cold War, the Brandenburg Gate has witnessed iconic moments in the city’s history, from the fall of the Berlin Wall to the celebrations of its reunification. There is a historic Quadriga statue on the top of the gate. 

Frequently asked questions about Illuseum Berlin tickets

Why should I book Illuseum Museum tickets online?

Online ticket bookings ensure a hassle-free experience. You do not have to wait in long lines and can save time and money. While booking Illuseum Berlin tickets online, you may also chance upon reduced prices and combo offers.

Can I get a discount on Museum of Illusions tickets in Berlin?

Yes, if you purchase Illuseum Berlin tickets online, you can avail of discounted prices. Booking tickets online also helps you avoid long lines on the day of your visit. 

How long does it take to complete an Illuseum Berlin tour?

Depending on the number of people in your company, it will take you around 45 minutes to an hour to finish exploring all 50 of the exhibits inside the Illuseum. 

What is the best time to visit the Illusion Museum in Berlin?

March to May and September to October are the best months to visit the Illusion Museum in Berlin. The weather is pleasant, so you can play around, and explore all the optical illusion exhibits comfortably. Spring or fall foliage is in full bloom during these months. You can take long scenic walks across the city. 

What are Illuseum Berlin’s opening hours?

The Illuseum Berlin is open from 10 am to 8 pm daily throughout the year. Only on 15th May 2024, the museum will close at 5 pm. For fewer crowds, arrive around 6 pm.

Where is the Illusion Museum exactly located?

The Berlin Illuseum is located on Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 9, 10178, Berlin. It is situated quite close to the Alexanderplatz, a commercial hub, which connects several areas in the city. The Berlin TV Tower and Museum Island are around a 5 or 10-minute walk away from the Illuseum.

How to get to the Illuseum Museum?

Berlin is well-connected by metro, tram, and buses. You can avail yourself of either U2, U5, or U8 metro trains and reach Alexanderplatz. You can also get on any bus between 100, 200, 245, M5, M6, N2, N5, or N8 and arrive at Marienkirche or Spandeur Straße. These stops are 4 to 5 minutes away from the Illuseum Museum. 

Can I take pictures at the Illuseum Museum in Berlin?

Yes, you can take as many pictures as you want inside the Illuseum. Strike hilarious poses at the Ames room and the Vortex tunnel. Bring a mobile phone or a pocket camera to capture these moments with your friends and family.