DDR Museum

A Hands-on Experience of History

GDR Museum

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© DDR Museum, Berlin 2018

The permanent exhibition invites the visitor to engage in an interactive fashion with the conditions of life as they existed in the former East Germany. Not presented with a chronological account, the visitor progresses through a range of themed areas examining 27 separate topics: the border, Berlin, traffi c and travel, youth, education, work, consumption, state security, construction, housing, family, the media, fashion, leisure, culture, holiday, the environment, the Party, the economy, the state, ideol-
ogy, the army, international relations, the Berlin Wall, the opposition, prison and the authorities. Every section presents original artefacts, each telling the unique story of life in the GDR.

Not merely content to present a world-beating exhibition, we at the DDR Museum place great importance on the high-quality educational services which we provide. Including guided tours through the exhibition, workshops, city tours and audiences with eyewitnesses, we take seriously our responsibilities as a public educator and ensure that they are diffused with a high level of sound scholarship. We provide tours and other services in 15 languages.
With a capacity for 50 people, our visitor centre is used for a wide range of activities including lectures, workshops, seminars, lessons, discussions and film screenings.

GDR Museum
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 1
Direkt an der Spree, gegenüber dem Berliner Dom
10178 Berlin

+49 (30) 84 71 23 73-0
Booking Telephone
+49 (30) 84 71 23 73-2
+49 (30) 84 71 23 73-9

Quirin Graf Adelmann v. A., Gordon Freiherr von Godin (eds.):
GDR-Guide – A companion to the permanent exhibition,
DDR Museum Verlag, Berlin 2017,
ISBN 978-3-939801-20-7

Monday - Sunday
09:00 - 21:00

expected to reopen on 16 April 2021

1. January
24. December
09:00 - 16:00
25. December
26. December
31. December
09:00 - 16:00
Admission price
9,80 €
Reduced price
6,00 €

Reduced tickets are valid only for children, students, apprentices and disabled persons in connection with the appropriate identification. Concessions may be required to prove their status at any time. Children under 6 are free of charge.

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