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German National Museum of Contemporary History

Willie Brandt Allee 14, 53133 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 228 91650
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I have to say that if you want to see good historical museum in Germany, then Bonn is not the right... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Ong J
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Amazing peace of history gathered at one place

It just gave me chills! The museum is organized in different halls, each representing the history... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Sofia, Bulgaria
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Willie Brandt Allee 14, 53133 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 228 91650
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I have to say that if you want to see good historical museum in Germany, then Bonn is not the right answer. There are not many things to see and if you are visiting in 2017, the big exhibition will be closed.

1  Thank Ong J
Reviewed 23 May 2017

It just gave me chills! The museum is organized in different halls, each representing the history of Germany from WW2 to nowadays. It is so rich and memorable, very well organized and you can just feel all the history soaking in your bones. The only...More

Thank jhony07
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Was allready the second time in 1 year. First of all it is for free. If you can walk half a mile, there are plenty of public car spaces. It is about the entire history of Germany, starting from 2. World War over Politiks to...More

1  Thank Ansgar S
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Please note the roof is currently being repaired, so a lot of the museum isn't accessible until around December 2017. The temporary exhibition on cars is an interesting insight in to post WW2 Germany, before and after reunification. Almost all the signage is only in...More

2  Thank AlisterNZ
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Contemporary History Museum really demonstrate the history of the last century and is really worth the visit. It clarifies explains and doesn't judge or weigh the facts. That is up to you If you are in Germany and want and insight in this country...More

Thank francien2015
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The fascinating way to glean the official viewpoint of the unification of Germany. As an American I had no idea of many facts of the post-1948 German political history. The museum was created after the "wall" came down. Many German school groups visit to exhibits....More

2  Thank Sandi B
Reviewed 28 March 2017

As the building was being renovated, the museum was offering free guided tours of the storage/archives in the basement. This was a welcome look behind the scenes and really worthwhile. The car-related display was open, which provided interesting perspective on Germans and their automotive proclivities....More

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Very intresting and complete museum, but you might need a whole day to go through every zone. It is woth a visit!

Thank Eugenia D
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Well, I'm just rating the very small part of the museum that was still exhibited as the rest is closed to the public for renovations. Very interesting exhibition on Germany and cars from '45 till today. Most of the signs are in german. Overall nice...More

1  Thank Aliaume C
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A great place to get a taste of German culture and history--particularly the last century. The museum is well designed and engaging, and would be a great place to take even someone who does not generally enjoy museums. If you don't speak German, I would...More

Thank dr2222
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