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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 via mobile

In this place there is a lot of information regarding de holocaust, there are many photos and a lot of historical documents that are very interesting.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed today via mobile

If you visit nothing else in Berlin get along to this exhibition. It is, as the name suggests, an insight into the horrors that humans can perpetrate. It has developed over the years from an outdoor exhibition into the purpose built building that now houses...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stumbled across this little gem of a museum by accident. It was the Wall that drew us in, very evocative. The history of the rise of Hitler and the SS was fascinating and very poignant. He was ‘making Germany great again’ and ‘putting Germany first’....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

One of those 'death by photograph places' Good to find out about what went on in Germany before and during the war for those who do not know. But not particularly worth going out of your way to visit if you do.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

If you wanne know more about Hitler and his companie (The SS, etc..) then is this an interesting place to go to. Their is a museum (for free) where you learn more about the Nazi's.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anouk V
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Topography of Terror contains so much information that you could visit it for hours. However, it may not be wise to as the subject matter is extremely sombre. The exhibition explores the central institutions of the SS and police during the “Third Reich” and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This really is one of the Best places to see the Berlin wall. A must go to if you are a tourist. It is free so just walk in.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hard hitting and at times moving exhibition on the actual site of Gestapo headquarters. A must see for anybody interested in the harsh history of this great city with no punches pulled and for free!

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was cold in Berlin when we went and this was a welcome stopover but the displays send shivers down your spine so don't take your coats off just yet! A very informative and objective tableau of information chronicling the rise of the Nazis in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jacques g
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Is Very well structured with high resolution quality images although painful experience.Free entrance and nice information staff.

Date of experience: December 2018
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14 December 2018|
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Response from Manuela D | Reviewed this property |
I think this documentary exhibition is ideal for students. It showcases the horrors of the Nazi period and the regime, conceived as a perfect funcioning machine. There're real documents, pictures and letters from both... More
12 December 2018|
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Response from Angel R | Reviewed this property |
The audioguides have very limited information and the employees discourage visitors from using them. They do offer private tours in Russian for 70 euros. You can email the museum to confirm if Russian audioguides are... More
7 December 2018|
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