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German National Museum of Contemporary History

Willie Brandt Allee 14, 53113 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 228 91650
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Large museum with multiple exhibitions at the same time.

All changing exhibitions of high quality. Each exhibition has its own entrance fee. Monumental... read more

Reviewed today
johnheynen
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Rheden, The Netherlands
So interesting!

We spent an afternoon at this museum. The chronological order of the exhibits led us through the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
whinfellwanderer
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sheffield
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Willie Brandt Allee 14, 53113 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 228 91650
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Reviewed today

All changing exhibitions of high quality. Each exhibition has its own entrance fee. Monumental building with a great grandeur and class. The associated cafe / restaurant is of good quality with a smooth operation. Also great for breakfast with three types of breakfast with an...More

Thank johnheynen
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent an afternoon at this museum. The chronological order of the exhibits led us through the history of post war Germany in really interesting and accessible way. Well worth visiting.

Thank whinfellwanderer
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Modern and well thought out displays, helpful staff and a lovely cafe. Well worth it. The history of Germany from the end of WWII to the current day. The Cold War, the wall coming down, black markets for Western goods and immigration all covered. Excellent....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit to this museum in June 2018 shook us and our emotional impact cannot be expressed by sheer words. From the terrible moments to the current state of achievement the country has gone through has been exhibited very well. It's simply commendable. Worth a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free museum which is an absolute gem for any history buffs. We were rather confused as it seems to be known under various names but we eventually found it ! Spent a few hours in here , would be nice if more of the displays...More

Thank Mrs E E
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Wirth going to this place of interest , a lot of knowledge to take home. very convenient to go there as there is train near by

2  Thank kirank988
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

We were visiting with a group of middle school children and parents and went to the museum. It is a very interesting historical collection which the group enjoyed greatly. World War II is ancient to these kids and many didn't know much about it. They...More

1  Thank oldhokie702016
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I am staying at Marriott Cologne and took a weekend trip to Bonn just to explore; Bonn was the old capital of Germany and I tried to take the river cruise but was bit late and took the train. From the train station I walked...More

1  Thank krishv50
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

I am a history teacher and I have been to quiete a few museums bit this one is exceptional. All the exhibitions are presented in a smart, educating and entertaining way which invites to experience history. Additionally they show very remarkable artefacts like the Barret...More

3  Thank Christian S
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

The museum had a lot of areas to explore---mainly documents and propaganda posters. The main signs that detailed history were in both English and German. Also, they had a pamphlet guide in English. However, most of the individual displays did not have English. The cafe...More

2  Thank Sarah T
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