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Museum im Stasi-Bunker

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Address: Lubschutzer Teiche, 04827, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Refuge for politicians and the Stasi -- the notorious East Geman secret...

Refuge for politicians and the Stasi -- the notorious East Geman secret police -- in case of war, the museum depicts how the Stasi worked.

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Very interesting museum

What a interesting museum to visit because people who lived in the west can't comprehend what it must have been like for people living in East Germany at this time with beening... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
richyg360
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Seattle, Washington
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good summary of the activities of the Stasi in the communist era. Eerie seeing the activities that they were up to, and the kind of mind control being leveraged on the population. Audio narratives available too. Prepare to spend the better part of a day here.

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Thank Jon C
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

What a interesting museum to visit because people who lived in the west can't comprehend what it must have been like for people living in East Germany at this time with beening spy on every day by your own people the museum has cameras in pens and women's handbags i do recommend a visit if you are ever in Leipzig

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Harrogate UK
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153 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The Stasi Museum in Leipzig is a chilling place and a must see for all those who think those days are behind us. If you're not a German speaker there are audio guides for Five Euros sure you get one. The guides fully explain what went on in the building and even why it smells the way it does.

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Thank DiningStar
Leipzig, Germany
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78 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

It is not the best place to learn and understand the East German suppression methods of their secret service (Stasi- Ministerium fuer Staatssicherheit). There is some technical stuff in a bunker, quite far from the clty of Leipzig. The real important historic places for that subject you'll find in Leipzig itself.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The Stasi Museum was very interesting and provided information on what was going on 'behind the wall' during the Cold War. Note - the displays are all in German but you can rent Audio tours in various languages for $4 EU.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

A fascinating reminder of a sad element of the GDR, so little trust. It is contigoius with a schools museum with some interesting recreations of classrooms - pre first world war, 1930's and 1950's. Free.

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surrey
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559 reviews
305 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I learned more from reviewer "GeezerVoyger" than I did at the museum.There were no labels in any language other than German and we didn't see any audio guides. There is so much to see, cameras galore both open and secret, actual series of photos of real people.I understood about a tenth largely by looking at the wall posters and guessing.... More 

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31 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Do you want to feel like an spy. This is a place where you will discover a lot about the STASI department.

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Thank Abraham M
Newark, Delaware
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223 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2015

This is the museum you HAVE to visit. Here you experience the banality of evil, but banality does not diminish the evil. Be sure to get English headphones if you don't read GermN. The signs are all in German. This is a small museum on the outer edge of the ring around the center of the city, Amy e 10... More 

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Thank Peter C
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately the bunker museum was closed when we got there. Too bad for the 30 car ride to the middle of nowhere. 20 km out of Leipzig. I suspect that the fotoos posted here are actually from the Ecke museum which is downtown.

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