Museumsinsel Berlin – 20 Years as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Blog entry from 12/04/2019

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Alte Nationalgalerie, Luftbildaufnahme, 2019
Alte Nationalgalerie, Luftbildaufnahme, 2019
Copyright: Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Stefan Müchler

For 20 years now, the Museumsinsel Berlin has been recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On 4 December 1999, the certificate recognising the Museumsinsel as a World Heritage Site was signed, and on 10 March 2000, then Director-General of UNESCO, Kōichirō Matsuura, presented the document at an official ceremony. Today, the ensemble of buildings that make up the Museumsinsel – the Altes Museum, the Neues Museum, the Alte Nationalgalerie, the Bode-Museum, the Pergamonmuseum and the...

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