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Illuseum location | Best ways to get to the Museum of Illusions in Berlin

Where is Illuseum Berlin located?

Getting to Illuseum Berlin by public transportation

By metro
By tram
By bus

Best for: Visitors on a budget or those looking to save time
Travel time: 13 mins (from Berlin Hauptbahnhof via U5)
Closest stop: Alexanderplatz (350 m away)
Timings: On weekdays, the U-Bahn runs from 4 am to 1 am. On weekends, the U-Bahn runs throughout the day. During peak hours, the U-Bahn runs at a frequency of 3 to 5 minutes. Throughout the day, you will find trains at an interval of 10 minutes. At night, the trains run every 15 minutes.  

  • Get on any metro between U5, U2, and U8 to reach Alexanderplatz, the closest metro station to Illuseum Berlin. 
  • After getting off at Alexanderplatz, walk along the Karl-Leipknecht- Strasse road for around 5 minutes. The Illuseum will fall on your right side.

Best for: Visitors traveling solo, on a budget, or looking for some street sightseeing options
Travel time: 15 minutes (via M5)
Closest stop: Spandeur Straße or S Hackescher Markt (450 m away)
Timings: Metro tram lines run throughout the day. During the day, they operate at an interval of 10 minutes. At night, after 3 am, you can board trams every 30 minutes. 

  • Get on any tram between M4, M5, and M6 to reach Spandeur Straße or S Hackescher Markt. 
  • After reaching S Hackescher Markt, you have to follow along Karl-Leibknecht-Strasse road for almost 5 to 7 minutes. The Illuseum will be on your right side.

Best for: Visitors looking to save time or on a budget
Travel time: 8 minutes (via bus number 200)
Closest stop: Spandeur Straße or Marienkirche (350 m away)
Timings: During the day, bus lines 100 to 399 connect the suburbs to central Berlin. The Metrobus lines, M11 to M85 operate throughout the day, at a frequency of 10-minute intervals. Night buses, N1 to N9 replace the subway lines U1 to U9 from Monday to Friday. 

  • You can choose any bus between 100, 200, 245, M5, M6, N2, N5, N8, N40, N42, and N60 to reach Spandeur Straße or St. Mary’s Church, just a few minutes away from the Illuseum. 
  • Upon arriving at Spandeur Straße, you need to walk along Karl-Leibknecht-Strasse road for around 5 to 7 minutes to reach the Illusion Museum. 

Getting to the Illusion Museum by car

Driving route
Parking facilities

Best for: Visitors looking to save time or for flexible travel options
Travel time: 40 minutes (from Berlin Brandenburg Airport)
Distance: 26.1 km

  • It will take you around 40 minutes to an hour to drive from the Berlin Brandenburg Airport to the Illusion Museum, depending on traffic conditions. Drive along A113 from Berliner Chausse and Schonefelder Allee.
  • Keep going along A113 to Bezirk Neukolln. Take Exit 26-Grenzallee. Drive for around 10 minutes along Grenzallee. You will cross Sonnenallee and Ziegrastraße, after which you need to turn left to reach Kiehufler. On the 1st Cross Street, turn to Teupitzer Straße. 
  • Continue along Treptower Straße. Turn left to Heidelberger Straße. Keep driving until you reach Lichtenberger Straße. At Straussberger, take the 3rd Exit onto Bundesstraße 5/B1. The Illuseum will be on your right.

While the Illusion Museum does not offer parking facilities of its own, you can make use of the several public and private parking lots nearby. 

  • Karl-Leibknecht-Str. 31 Parking (350 m away): This parking garage is the nearest to Illuseum. They offer secure and convenient parking spaces. You can walk from Str-31 parking to the Illuseum in around 2 to 3 minutes. 
  • Q Park Am Alexanderplatz (600 m away): This multi-storeyed garage is run by Q-Park, a popular company with locations across Europe. Spots may be limited here due to increased demands during the peak summer season. 
  • Dorotheenstraße 18 Parking (800 m away): This parking facility, a few minutes away from the Illuseum, also offers metered parking spots.
  • Bartelstraße Parking (900 m away): This is an independent parking lot offering limited metered parking spots. 
  • Parkhaus Rathauspassagen (1.2 km away): This parking lot is an underground garage, situated near Rotes Rathaus (Berlin City Hall). It will take you around 7 minutes to walk from Rathauspassagen to the Museum of Illusions. 

Walking to the Museum of Illusions in Berlin

Best for: Visitors who have a few hours on hand, looking to do some street sightseeing
Travel time: 5 minutes (from Alexanderplatz)
Distance: 350 m away

  • Keep walking along Bundesstraße from Alexanderplatz. You can also cross over to Karl-Leibknecht-Strasse Road. The Museum of Illusions will be on your right. 
  • As you walk along, marvel at the surrounding landmarks like the Berlin TV Tower and the Museum Island. You can drop by for a visit to these museums and then head to the Illuseum, or vice versa. You can also dine at quaint cafes and shop for souvenirs at Alexanderplatz.  

What are the best ways to get to Illuseum Berlin?

  • If you are on a budget: Visitors who are looking to save money can opt for either metro trains or buses. They are convenient, pocket-friendly, and reach you to the Illuseum quickly. 
  • If you are short on time: U-Bahn is the fastest way to reach the Museum of Illusions in Berlin. Get on either U2, U5, or U8 to reach Alexanderplatz. Metro lines run throughout the day for your convenience. 
  • If you want to indulge in some street sightings: Visitors who have some extra time on hand and would like to experience some street sightseeing can choose to travel via tram. They are slightly slower than metro trains and buses. However, you can sit comfortably and gaze at the passing landmarks as you make your way to the Illuseum.



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Frequently asked questions about getting to Illuseum Berlin

Where is Illuseum Berlin located?

The Illusion Museum is situated on Karl-Liebknecht-Straße, close to the Alexanderplatz, a commercial hub in Berlin. The museum is a few minutes away from the iconic Berlin TV Tower. The Museum Island, comprising some of the most innovative museums in the city, is also around 10 minutes away from the Illuseum.

What is the address of the Illusion Museum?

The Illuseum is located on Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 9, 10178, Berlin. The Berlin TV Tower, Altes Museum, Neues Museum, Brandenburg Gate, and Pergamon Museum are some popular landmarks near the Illusion Museum.

How do I get to the Museum of Illusions in Berlin?

You can travel to the Illuseum via metro, tram, bus, or car. Metro and buses are the most convenient and budget-friendly ways to reach the museum. Get on any bus between 200, 245, M5, M6, N2, N5, and N8, or catch the U2, U5, and U8 metro. The closest bus stop to Illuseum is Spandeur Straße or Marienkirche. Alexanderplatz is the nearest metro station. 

What is the fastest way to reach the Illuseum?

The quickest way to reach the Museum of Illusions is to hail a taxi or drive your car to the museum premises. If you are traveling from Berlin Hauptbahnhof Europlatz, it will take you around 9 minutes to reach the Illuseum. The Wilhelmstraße road towards Mohrenstraße leads you straight to Karl-Liebknecht.

What is the cheapest way to get to the Illusion Museum?

One of the cheapest ways to reach the Illusion Museum in Berlin is to board a metro or catch a bus. You can board a bus between 100, 200, 245, M5, and M6 to reach Spandeur Straße or Marienkirche, a 5-minute walk from the Illuseum. Alternatively, you can get on any U-Bahn between U2, U5, and U8 to reach Alexanderplatz.

Which is the closest bus stop to Illuseum Berlin?

Spandeur Straße or Marienkirche is only a 5-minute walk from the Museum of Illusions in Berlin. You can catch any bus between 100, 200, 245, M5, M6, N2, N5, N8, N40, N42, and N60 to reach the Illuseum.

Which is the closest metro station to Illuseum?

Alexanderplatz, a popular commercial hub in the city, is the closest metro station to Illuseum Berlin. It is well-connected to almost every area in the city. You can get on any metro between U2, U5, and U8 to reach the Illusion Museum.

Which is the closest tram station to the Museum of Illusions in Berlin?

S Hackescher Markt or Spandeur Straße is the nearest tram station to Illuseum Berlin. You can board any tram between M4, M5, and M6 to reach this stop.

Can I park at the Illuseum?

The Illuseum does not offer parking facilities, however, you can park your vehicle at any of the public parking lots near Alexanderplatz. Karl-Liebknecht-Str 31 parking, Q-Park am Alexanderplatz, and ampido Parkplatz are some parking lots near the museum. 

Can I walk to the Illuseum?

Alexanderplatz is roughly 0.8 kilometers from the Illuseum. Experience the vibrant atmosphere of the Mitte district, nose around quaint shops, and explore cafes and restaurants on your way to the Illuseum. Depending on your walking pace, it will take you around 10 to 15 minutes to reach the Illusion Museum.