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Eingang Dokumentationszentrum, 2010 © Stiftung Topographie des Terrors. Foto: Bildwerk
© Stiftung Topographie des Terrors. Foto: Bildwerk
Wasserfläche im quadratischen Innenhof, 2010
© Stiftung Topographie des Terrors. Foto: Stefan Müller
Luftaufnahme, August 2012
© Stiftung Topographie des Terrors. Foto: Wolfgang Chodan
Topographie des Terrors, Gestapo, SS und Reichssicherheitshauptamt in der Wilhelm- und Prinz-Albrecht-Straße
© Stiftung Topographie des Terrors. Foto: Stefan Müller
Topographie des Terrors, Gestapo, SS und Reichssicherheitshauptamt in der Wilhelm- und Prinz-Albrecht-Straße
© Stiftung Topographie des Terrors. Foto: Uwe Bellm
Berlin 1933-1945. Zwischen Propaganda und Terror. Eine Ausstellung in den Ausgrabungen entlang der Niederkirchnerstraße, Detail Ausstellungsgraben, 2010
© Stiftung Topographie des Terrors. Foto: Stefan Müller

The grounds of the "Topography of Terror" (Topographie des Terrors) are located next to the Gropius Bau and not far from Potsdamer Platz. The exhibition stands on the historical site of the main organs of Nazi terror between 1933 and 1945, i.e. the Gestapo (which had its own jail), the SS leadership, the security services of the SS (SD) and the main office of the "Reichssicherheitshauptamt". This is the place where the persecution and extermination of Nazi political opponents both in Germany and abroad was organised and managed and where the genocide of European Jews and Sinti and Roma was coordinated.
The exhibition contained in the documentation centre opened here in 2010 examines the history of the location as well as the institutions of terror found in the direct vicinity of the Nazi government district and the crimes committed all over Europe. The exhibition is complemented by 15 information stations on the site and a further exhibition that can be seen outside from spring to autumn at the remaining exposed cellar walls along Niederkirchnerstraße.

Opening hours,

  • Monday-Sunday 10:00 - 20:00

Outdoor areas until nightfall (8 p.m. at the latest).

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

Location,

Niederkirchnerstraße 8, 10963 Berlin

Telephone,

+49 (30) 25 45 09 50

Fax,

+49 (30) 25 45 09 99

Website,

www.topographie.de

Email,

[javascript protected email address]

Prices,

Free entrance

Exhibitions

Collage aus Karteikarten zu den Ermittlungen gegen RSHA-Angehörige
© Frahm (Hamburg)

Topography of Terror

Gestapo, SS and Reich Security Main Office in Wilhelm- and Prinz-Albrecht-Straße

© Stefan Müller

Berlin 1933-1945

Between propaganda and terror

Site Tour in 15 Stations
© Thomas Pöllabauer

The historical site "Topography of Terror

A tour in 15 stations

Beate and Serge Klarsfeld at the opening of the Cologne trial, October 23, 1979
Foto Wilhelm Leuschner / Picture Alliance

Beate and Serge Klarsfeld

The fight against oblivion

Events

Topography of Terror

Out of Control. Germany 1923

Book presentation with the author Peter Longerich

Videostream, Lecture, talk

Beate und Serge Klarsfeld bei der Eröffnung des Kölner Prozesses, 23. Oktober 1979
Foto Wilhelm Leuschner / Picture Alliance

Topography of Terror

»Kämpfen wurde unsere Priorität«

Beate und Serge Klarsfeld und ihr Einsatz gegen das Vergessen

Videostream

© Topographie des Terrors / Stefan Müller

Topography of Terror

Topography of Terror

Gestapo, SS and Reich Security Main Office in Wilhelm- and Prinz-Albrecht-Straße

Guided Tour

Digital

Tickets

Free entrance

Booking Telephone

+49 (30) 25 45 09 70

Services

  • Cafe
  • Library
  • Diaper changing table

Accessibility

The library of the Documentation Center offers a barrier-free computer workstation for visually impaired people for library use. For information, call: 030-25 45 09-23, e-mail: bibliothek@topographie.de

The Documentation Center is barrier-free for people with walking disabilities and wheelchair users.

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Audioguides

In German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Turkish, Dänisch, Niederländisch, Arabisch, Portugiesisch, Russisch, Hebräisch, Deutsche Gebärdensprache, Leichte Sprache (deutsch), Blindengerechte Version (deutsch).

For people with learning difficulties.

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