Optical illusions and incredible spaces are waiting for visitors of the new Museum of Illusions in Berlin. It is located on Alexanderplatz, not far from the Television Tower, and home to 80 stunning exhibits. Nothing is what it seems at this extraordinary exhibition.
Experimenting to Your Heart's Content
At this museum, touching and participating is explicitly allowed and desired, as the illusions only come to life in interaction with people. Dwarfs turn into giants in mere seconds; heads with no bodies are laying around; people are being cloned, or find themselves stuck to the ceiling. At special photo spots you can take selfies and other unusual pictures to take a piece of your visit home with you.
Games Promote Motor Skills
Besides the extensive exhibition, the museum includes a play area with sustainable wooden toys by Dilemma Games. Tangrams, 3D puzzles, and riddles are not only fun, they help you train your motor skills as well. The games can be bought at the museum shop (entry ticket not required).
Berlin Museum of Illusions opened its doors at Alexanderplatz on 17th August 2018. It was founded and is managed by Michael Posch. The museum is part of a franchise belonging to Metamorfoza d.o.o. In 2015, the first Museum of Illusions opened in Zagreb, followed by Zadar (Croatia), and Ljubljana (Slovenia). Since July 2017, visual tricks enthral visitors in Vienna as well.
How to get there
Museum of Illusions is located in Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 9, right on Alexanderplatz in Berlin. Parking your car in the area around Alexanderplatz is rather difficult. The best way to get there is on public transport. Alexanderplatz is a large subway (U2/U5/U8) and tram (S3/S5/S7/S9/S75) station. A number of busses stop there as well.