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The Most Historic DDR Sites In Berlin

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Admission tickets and choice of morning or afternoon tour included. This site is both a memorial place and a museum. You will pass a few famous cafés and buildings, like Café Sybille and the book store Karl-Marx-Buchhandlung, which have been featured in several movies such as Goodbye Lenin. Choose from 10 different ticket types that also include public transportation throughout the city from anywhere between two and six days from the time of validation. Different rooms show a different part of life: home, school, working, shopping, transportation and so on. Explore back streets to see old tenements, and end at the Berlin Wall for a peek at a hidden spot.

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DDR Museum (Berlin): UPDATED 2020 All You Need to Know Before You Go (with PHOTOS)

ddr museum berlin

How does it feel to live under surveillance? It was built for families with one or two children. The Berlin Unterwelten offer seven different tours five in English through subterranean Berlin. The museum does serve to keep their memories alive. The museum is a short walk from the S- or U-bahn rapid transit to Alexanderplatz, or take tram M4, M5, or M6 to the Spandauer Strasse stop. The doors were made of cardboard on wooden frames and covered with polyester foil with wooden decorations. Explore East and West Berlin as you follow the old boundaries of the infamous Berlin Wall.

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DDR Museum (Berlin): UPDATED 2020 All You Need to Know Before You Go (with PHOTOS)

ddr museum berlin

The museum welcomes guests 365 days a year and is a great place to visit when other Berlin attractions are closed. Checkpoint Charlie was a former border crossing at Friedrichstraße, and, although rooted in fascinating history, unfortunately nearly none of the original buildings remain. The basic equipment was simple. To avoid the queue, and the crowds, we recommend getting there at least 30 minutes before opening. To enter this section you need to walk through a wall of mist and are immediately presented with enormous propaganda photos which cover the areas of industry, government, and military. Visitors are invited to broaden their knowledge, to see through stereotypes and clichés, to rethink and to experience history at first hand.

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DDR Museum (Berlin)

ddr museum berlin

The chairs in the dining room are from Albania. The architecture of the buildings speak for itself. Located on Karl-Marx-Allee, a street with arguably the best history of the postwar period, the cinema is now a protected monument. The is located right in the center of Berlin across from the Berliner Dom and is probably one of the first places to go if you want to learn more about East German history in the city. Today, visitors can have a look at his former offices, get to know how the Stasi worked and what that meant for their victims. All the text panels and information material are available in German and English, including the comprehensive Museum Guide for 5,50 Euros. Admission to the museum is at your own expense.

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Museum in der Kulturbrauerei (Berlin)

ddr museum berlin

Despite the coldness it is definitely worth at least one visit. Thousands of politically persecuted citizens were arrested at this place. Start your walk at Strausberger Platz and make your way down to Frankfurter Tor. Cross the road and turn left onto Hellersdorfer Strasse. One of the most important aspects of Berlin is its history. The memorial place at the former ministry of the secret police Stasi was used as a remand center until 1990.

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The Most Historic DDR Sites In Berlin

ddr museum berlin

The apartment was modern for its time: there was a bath, running hot water, district heating, and a nursery and kindergarten very close by. Let your normal movie night become a bit more special and head to Kino International. It is the most interactive we have ever stepped foot in: Virtually everything here is designed to be opened, touched, sniffed, listened to or played with. Underground station U-Bahn : Cottbusser Platz. Copious amounts of concrete and plastic and a little wood and chrome.

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