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Topography of Terror

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Since 1987 a permanent exhibition at the site where the headquarters of the Secret State Police, the SS and the Reich Security Main Office were located during the “Third Reich” has been providing information to the public about the most important...more
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Niederkirchnerstrasse 8, 10963 Berlin, Germany
0049 30 254509-50
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Reviewed today

I learned a lot about the aftermath of WWII and the cold war. This place is full of information. Make sure that you also visited the outside area as well as the inside. Allow plenty of time to wander around.

Thank lexyleksmono
Reviewed today

Built on the site of the (now levelled) Gestapo HQ, this museum shows the history of the rise of Hitler and the Nazi regime. well worth a visit - for some thought provoking contemplation. Tastefully done in a bright modern building, which includes a cafe.

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed today

While like everyone else, I found this exhibit rather heart breaking seeing everything that is on display. It is a very emotional display and you can understand the problems that occurred. In saying that I also felt sorry for the current Berliners as its a...More

Thank MrAWild
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another must see when in Berlin. Give yourself about 3 hours to read all the information along the wall and inside the building. Pay the extra money and get the audio tour. Well worth it!

Thank Steve T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A lot, but a lot of information about history and the WW2. You need plenty of days to go ahead all that information and documents open to the people for free. So interesting place, but you need a lot of time if you want to...More

Thank Facundo S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is quite a spot. Lots to see and read about. Overwhelming at times, but that's just due to the history of Berlin in general. Appreciate that it's a free museum.

Thank Meghan A
Reviewed yesterday

Be prepared for free museum and lots of information. Well presented on the grounds of what was Nazi HQ. So much info.

Thank mck4komorebi
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The location and the way the exposition is design is great. However, all the information available is either in German or English, and the english version is presented in a tiny font I personally had a hard time reading.

Thank Lidia M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Highly recommended to to visit during your time in Berlin if you would like to understand an important aspect of WWII. Well structured for English speaking visitors. The museum does a great job of indicating the evolution in the behaviour of the SS during WWII....More

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Reviewed yesterday

Very informative, enjoyed this and well worth a visit. It was busy but we were able to make the most of it. The museum was also very interesting.

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Berlin's revolutionary heart and immigrant roots can
both be found in Kreuzberg, but this central
neighbourhood is beginning a new chapter. In the
1950s and '60s, Turkish guest workers settled around
Kottbusser Tor, while in the 1980s and '90s,
rambunctious squatters and artists gathered to live a
carefree life here. An old hospital even became a
hotspot of riots between squatters and police. Today
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24 May 2018|
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Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t use the audio guide and spent an hour there which gave us a good deal of info but could have spent longer if we had more time
16 March 2018|
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Response from Rodolfo G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I cannot ensure you about that, because the day I went it was only available in german (perhaps I was only that day)... but the text is available in both languages.
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31 December 2017|
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Response from Douglas T | Reviewed this property |
According to their web site, they will be closed on New Years day,