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The Peenemunde Historical Technical Information Center

Im kraftwerk, 17449 Peenemunde, Usedom Island, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
+49 171 9907630
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Fascinating museum - extremely well presented.

"Historical Technical Information Centre"! Wow - how could anyone think of such a boring sounding... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
188048Michael
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Basel, Switzerland
A long journey and not much to see.

There is not a lot to see at Peenemunde. There is a V1 on a ramp, a V2, a railway carriage and a... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
edjoco
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Aberdeen
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Im kraftwerk, 17449 Peenemunde, Usedom Island, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

"Historical Technical Information Centre"! Wow - how could anyone think of such a boring sounding name for such an extraordinarily interesting museum? I have rarely seen museums which not only presents interesting things to look at in a fascinating location, but also gives lots of...More

Thank 188048Michael
Reviewed 29 September 2017

There is not a lot to see at Peenemunde. There is a V1 on a ramp, a V2, a railway carriage and a large old power station. You can go on a tour and see the remains of other small sites in the woods nearby....More

Thank edjoco
Reviewed 21 September 2017

No rockets (V1 or V2) was ever fired from here towards Western Europe. From the beginning in early 30ies this was only a development place for Germanys ambition to become the no 1 in rocket space. The V1s and 2s were towed to France and...More

Thank stig l
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

An old V1 and V2 rocket launch facility, located nearby Peenemünde. I have been reading a lot about V1 and V2 and think that a certain preparation is necessary to get the full impression. These is a museum and exhibition at the site located in...More

Thank Jappe
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This was once a bustling top secret base for scientists, technicians, engineers and military personnel. But you wouldn't know it looking at it now after nearly 45 years after WWII and German Democratic Republic (GDR) stewardship. Peenemunde could today be considered a sleepy coastal town...More

Thank gregoryjarosch50
Reviewed 8 August 2017

in the last remaining building of the old Hitler war research center, the power station, a very good museum has been established. It is showing (without keeping back criticism about the old work) how the first rocket technology for V2 had been developed. Other areas...More

Thank matwen2016
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Quite some thoughtful information on the motives to build rockets. Exploring new frontiers like in Fritz Lang's Movie "Die Frau im Mond" and all the comics of the 20ies, turned into war machines by the Nazi and later the winners of WWII. And if Hitler...More

Thank Fridolin B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

While there is some information in the place in 3 Languages (German, Polish & English). There is a lot of information which is only in German which sadly does not lend itself to an 'interesting and informative visit'. When I saw the Train with the...More

Thank Traveller_UK12
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped off whilst touring Northern Germany in our Motorhome. Plenty of parking for €1 per hour. The visit takes between 2-3 hours, longer if you watch the videos. The site was the largest production, testing facility the Nazis had. They produced the first rocket...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The visit includes a little outdoor walking (to see V2 and V1 rockets and the original train carriages used at the site) as well as the main exhibition space (3 floors of a very large building) and the original power plant building. There is really...More

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