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The Museum of prehistory and early history, (Museum fuer Vor - und Fruehgeschichte)

The Museum of prehistory and early history is an integral part of the system of State museums in Germany. Its Foundation dates back to the time of existence of the Hohenzollern dynasty, when the art was presented in monbijou castle in 1830. Then the findings of past ages bore the name of the Museum of national antiquities. Collection several times changed its position in 1960 it was exhibited at Schloss Charlottenburg, where in 2009 went to the New Museum, where to this day, anyone can experience the atmosphere of antiquity.

All those interested in the history of mankind, will find here many interesting exhibits. Collections reflect different periods - from the Paleolithic to the Middle ages and are located in separate rooms, where you can find the items used in everyday life Neanderthals; the discoveries from the Bronze and Iron ages. In the hall of Schliemann includes artifacts from Ancient Troy, it is possible to see the exhibits of precious metals.

Despite the fact that after the end of world war II from Berlin were deported a significant part of the Museum collection, it could be added with other numerous finds of antiquity that has made it one of the cultural objects, which contains the largest collection of regional archaeology of the Old world.

In the Museum of prehistory and early history in addition to the main exhibitions and temporary displays. Also, if the institution employs a thematic library, where there are more than 50 thousand books. This Museum has a special Commission dedicated to research the archaeological documents and finds of Central Europe and the organization for the study of the calendar of Ancient Egypt.