Inside Berlin's Museums

Museum Secrets Revealed: Inside Berlin's Museums

Every day in Berlin, thousands make a journey across a bridge and into the past. They come to visit an island on the Spree River that boasts five renowned museums, including the Pergamon and the Neues. Both buildings were nearly destroyed during World War II, and both hold some of the ancient world's most spectacular and mysterious objects. Join us as we reveal the secrets of "Museum Island," including an Egyptian queen's mystifying beauty, a Bronze Age wizard's magic golden hat, a sacred altar adapted into a Nazi monument, and more.

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The Secret of Nefertiti's Glare

Nefertiti's likeness is one of the Neues Museum's most popular exhibits - but it isn't just her mark on Ancient Egypt's history that attracts visitors. It's also her mesmerizing glass eye.