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The Kennedys

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Ich Bin Ein Berliner Auch

I visited the Kennedy Museum in September 2018. Although there are a lot of exhibits, the... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
blairkk25
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New Jersey
A piece of modern history

a brilliant, and in some instances, unique collection of memorabilia from JFK. well curated and... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
UKHoT_Traveller
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

I visited the Kennedy Museum in September 2018. Although there are a lot of exhibits, the centerpiece of the museum is a film of Kennedy's famous speech in Berlin in 1963 where he uttered the famous line "Ich bin ein Berliner". I was very moved...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

a brilliant, and in some instances, unique collection of memorabilia from JFK. well curated and worth the time to read the story. the first 'modern' president of the era. located in what was the Jewish Girls School this is a thought provoking exhibition in a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

I visited back in December 2017 as I realised the "Obama: An Intimate Portrait" exhibit was being held and I follow the photographer in question (Pete Souza) on social media - I happened to be in Berlin at the time so paid a visit. It...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This museum is a great place to learn more about the story of the Kennedy family. Filled with many documents and photos, you will learn a lot. Also, the current temporary exhibit of Obama's photos by Peter Souza is worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A little difficult to find, but use google maps to locate, really interesting collection of photographs and memorabilia of JFK. A very interesting and inspiring man, his connection with Berlin was new to me, I’ve watched various documentaries on JFK over the years, but lots...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We actually stumbled onto this extraordinary museum after having lunch at Pauly Saal, one of Berlin's best restaurants. We've visited the Kennedy Library in Boston but actually found this photographic history more satisfying in many ways. As a private museum, it is not well publicized,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

It is not clear where the museum actually is, a road sign says 50m with an arrow... but we walked past it several times - it is in a building with a cafe behind a huge red door that quite frankly is not welcoming and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 19 December 2015

The staff was very nice and welcoming. We expected to learn more on the biography of Kennedy but the movie we watched is all about Kennedy's speech and without an overall look on his life and that was disappointing for us.

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

My grandmother always told me about the Kennedys when I was growing up, so I've become very interested in the family history, and of course, JFK and Jackie's 'Camelot". If you're like me, then this small museum in Berlin is not to be missed! There...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Small easy to get through photo documentary of JFK and his connection to Berlin via his 1963 speech which is being played as a documentary movie as part of this museum. The museum is in the old Jewish girls school and also houses another museum...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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