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© Thomas Pöllabauer

The site tour in 15 stations is designed to complement the permanent indoor exhibition, introducing visitors to the history of the terrain at the actual site.

Information lecterns with photos, documents and 3-D graphics provide an historic overview of the grounds where the most important institutions of National Socialist persecution and terror, the Secret State Police, the Reich SS Leadership and the Reich Security Main Office, were located from 1933 to 1945. 

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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