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© Stefan Müller

The exhibition “Berlin 1933–1945: Between Propaganda and Terror” addresses National Socialist policy in Berlin and its consequences for the city and its population. It shows how the National Socialists were able to gain a foothold in “red” Berlin and gradually establish the city as the political center of its leadership. The main chapters of the exhibition are arranged in different colors in a trench along the exposed segments of a cellar wall and provide information about: Berlin in the Weimar Republic (I), Establishing the Führer’s Dictatorship (II), Berlin and the “People’s Community” (III), Wartime in Berlin 1939–1945 (IV); and Berlin and the Consequences of the Nazi Regime (V).

The exhibition is presented both in German and English.

Opening hours,

  • Monday-Sunday 10:00 - 20:00

The outdoor grounds are accessible until dusk (not later than 20:00).

Documentation Centre has been open again since 22 May.

To enter you need a free ticket for a set time slot: Book a free ticket (Museumsdienst Berlin)

The certificate of a negative test result (not older than 24 hours) or the certificate of a final corona vaccination (at least 14 days ago) is required for admission. You can find an overview of the Berlin test sites and centers here: Senate Department for Health, Care and Equality

  • 1. January closed
  • 24. December closed
  • 31. December closed


Topography of Terror
Niederkirchnerstraße 8, 10963 Berlin


+49 (30) 25 45 09 50


+49 (30) 25 45 09 99



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