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Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Illuseum Berlin

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Reality works differently inside Illuseum Berlin. Take the plunge, and you’ll see why! Formerly called the Museum of Illusions, Illuseum Berlin introduces you to optical illusions that’ll make your brain question reality altogether. Not sure when and how to plan your visit to Illuseum Berlin? Use this guide to know about the timings, directions and frequently asked questions about the trip.

Illuseum Berlin | Visitor Information At A Glance

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  • What are the Illuseum Berlin timings?
    Illuseum Berlin is open Monday to Sunday from 10 AM to 8 PM.
  • Where is the Illuseum Berlin located?
    Illuseum Berlin is located at Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 9, 10178 Berlin, Germany. Get Directions
  • How many visitors does Illuseum Berlin see every year?
    Illuseum Berlin sees over a million visitors yearly.
  • What is the best time to visit the Illuseum Berlin?
    Try visiting Illuseum Berlin early in the morning or on weekdays. There are fewer crowds in the morning and on weekdays than afternoons and weekends.
  • How much time should you spend at Illuseum Berlin?
    Illuseum Berlin has over 80 exhibits to deceive your senses and make you question reality. You need between 1-2 hours to explore all the exhibits.

Illuseum Berlin Timings

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Best Time To Visit Illuseum Berlin

  • Weekend vs Weekday: Illuseum Berlin is open daily from 10 AM to 8 PM. You can visit throughout the week, but weekdays are recommended to avoid queues. Fewer locals and people from nearby cities visit Illuseum Berlin on weekdays, making it the best time to visit the attraction. There are more tourists and locals around on weekends.
  • Best Time In The Year: Since Illuseum Berlin is in a building, you can visit it anytime. However, winters in Berlin are harsh. Temperatures drop drastically and may cause problems for visitors from countries experiencing tropical or temperate climates.
  • Best Time In The Day: It is better to visit Illuseum Berlin early in the morning. Try visiting as soon as the attraction opens, as fewer people show up in the morning hours. The crowd starts to pick up as the day progresses. Evenings are most crowded, so avoid visiting if you don’t want to stand in long queues.

Where Is Illuseum Berlin Located?

Getting To The Illuseum Berlin In Vienna by Public Transport

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By Metro

  • S Hackescher Markt station is the closest metro station to Illuseum Berlin. You can reach the station using a train, tram, bus, night bus, or taxi from the Berlin Central Station.
  • Metros U2, U5, and U8 stop at S Hackescher Markt station. You can walk from here to the Illuseum Berlin.
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By Bus

  • Buses are a convenient and fast option to reach Illuseum Berlin. S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr is the closest bus stop. It is five minutes away from the attraction.
  • You can take buses 100, 200, M5, M6, N2, N5, N8, N40, N42, N60, N65, or U2 to reach S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr bus stop.
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By Train

  • Reaching Illuseum Berlin aboard a train is also a viable option in Berlin. The closest train station is Berlin Alexanderplatz Bahnhof, which is at a 4-minute walking distance from the venue.
  • The train line RE1 will take you to the stations near Illuseum Berlin. You can evenget down at the transit stop Spandauer Str./Marienkirche, a 1-minute walking distance.

Getting To The Illuseum Berlin In Vienna by Road

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Driving Route

  • If you're coming to Berlin from the West, you can use highways A2/E30 and A10. Follow the signs leading to "Berlin-Zentrum" at exit 19 (Potsdam), and follow the signs leading to "Berlin-Zentrum".
  • If you approach from the South and Southwest, you can reach Berlin via highways A9/E51 and A10. Follow the A115 towards "Berlin Zentrum / Berlin-Zehlendorf" at the Nuthetal junction (exit 16.
  • Use either highway A13 or A113 in the direction of Berlin if you're coming from the Southeast. If you're coming from the northeast, use the highway (Autobahn) A20 and stay on the road until the junction "Uckermark." Follow the A11 towards Berlin.
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Parking Facilities

Illuseum Berlin doesn’t have parking but is close to several public and private parking spots.

  • Kaufland Parking is the nearest parking spot.
  • You can alternatively park at Q-Park Am Alexanderplatz and Alexa APCOA Parking Garage.

How To Skip Lines at Illuseum Berlin?

  • Visit in the Morning: Illuseum Berlin sees more visitors as the day progresses. As a result, you should visit in the morning to avoid the queues. Fewer visitors are around, allowing you to experience the 80 exhibits in the museum peacefully.
  • Choose Weekdays: Weekdays are better if you want to skip the lines at Illuseum Berlin and enter the attraction quickly. Locals and visitors from nearby areas avoid weekdays due to work, making it the best time to visit Illuseum Berlin.
  • Take Guided Tours: Guided tours are an excellent way to visit Illuseum Berlin. They provide information about the attraction during your visit, enhancing your experience. Guided tours also offer skip-the-line entry to Illuseum Berlin. You can enter the attraction directly after showing your ticket.

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Things to Do Nearby
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  • BBQ Kitchen - This authentic restaurant serves lips-smacking German and Argentinian cuisine. (500 m)
  • The Social Hub Restaurant & Bar Berlin - Head to this restaurant for amazing burgers, including vegan options. (2.4 km)
  • Salamat - Look no further than Salamat for Middle Eastern cuisine in the middle of Berlin. (1.9 km)
  • Good Time Restaurant - Good Time Restaurant serves delicious Thai food and is renowned for its customer service. (1.6 km)
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  • Pets: Small pets that can fit in a carrier bag are allowed.
  • Time: Your tickets will have a time slot. Ensure you arrive before your designated time slot.
  • Cancellation: You cannot cancel your tickets. However, you can transfer them to your family or friends.
  • Age: Illuseum Berlin is recommended for children over six.
  • Free entry: Illuseum Madrid doesn’t follow Museum Sunday. You cannot enter the museum without a ticket.
  • Illness: Visitors with symptoms of illness must stay home.
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  • Monbijou Fountain - A park area with several pubs and cafes nearby.
  • Astronaut - Space Crusader - One of Berlin’s most pictured murals.
  • Berlin and car culture - Walking Tour ESP/ENG - Explore the incredible relationship between Berlin and cars.
  • Berliner Fernsehturm - An amazing 368-meter-tall tower providing spectacular views of Berlin.

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Visitors Tips

  • Your Illuseum Berlin ticket has a time slot mentioned on it. Ensure you arrive at least 10-15 minutes before your allotted time slot.
  • Visit on weekdays to avoid queues. Fewer visitors come to Illuseum Berlin.
  • Arrive early in the morning, whether it’s on a weekday or weekend. Few people visit Illuseum Berlin as soon as it opens.
  • Try visiting Illuseum Berlin in summer as the temperature is bearable. You can also visit attractions close to Illuseum Berlin comfortably.
  • Bring warm clothes if you’re visiting Illuseum Berlin in winter. The city gets chilly, and you’ll feel the cold inside the attraction.
  • Keep your luggage in your hotel room. While Illuseum Berlin has lockers, the size is small for big bags.
  • You can complete exploring Illuseum Berlin in 60 minutes, but ensure you have an extra hour with you. You might find a rush, depending on the time you visit.

Frequently Asked Questions About Visiting Illuseum Berlin

Where is Illuseum Berlin located?

Illuseum Berlin is located at Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 9, 10178 Berlin, Germany.

What are the Illuseum Berlin timings?

Illuseum Berlin is open daily from 10 AM to 8 PM.

How big is the Illuseum Berlin?

Illuseum Berlin has 80 exhibits that require 60-90 minutes to explore.

How long does it take to explore the Illuseum Berlin?

It generally takes between 60-90 minutes to explore Illuseum Berlin.

What is the best time to visit the Illuseum Berlin?

Early morning is the best time to visit Illuseum Berlin.

How to get to Illuseum Berlin by public transport?

You can reach Illuseum Berlin by bus and metro.

How to get to Illuseum Berlin by road?

You can reach Berlin using highways from various parts of Europe. Illuseum Berlin is located in the centre of Berlin.

Is it worth visiting Illuseum Berlin?

Yes. Illuseum Berlin is worth visiting because it introduces you to optical illusions you didn’t think were imageable.

Is there an age limit to visit the Illuseum Berlin?

No. There is no age limit to visiting Illuseum Berlin.

Are wheelchairs provided in Illuseum Berlin?

No. Wheelchairs are not provided in Illuseum Berlin.

Is there free parking at the Illuseum Berlin?

No. Illuseum Berlin does not have free parking.