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Dokumentation Obersalzberg

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This is one of the most comprehensive WWII museums (with a Nazi focus) I have ever visited (and as... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Bernadette D
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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The Cradle of Terror

A visit to this museum is not as easy as you might think. Hard feelings during the visit and also... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Houston, Texas
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Die Dokumentation Obersalzberg ist ein Lern- und Erinnerungsort zur NS-Zeit am historischen Ort des Führersperrgebiets Obersalzberg in Berchtesgaden. Sie verbindet die Ortsgeschichte mit der gesamten Geschichte des Nationalsozialismus.
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Salzbergstr. 41, 83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8652 947960
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most comprehensive WWII museums (with a Nazi focus) I have ever visited (and as the wife of a WWII history buff, I have visited a lot). It is small and manageable, and the exhibits are comprehensive and impressive. We do...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bernadette D
Reviewed 21 October 2018

A visit to this museum is not as easy as you might think. Hard feelings during the visit and also remains after, it takes time come back to normal. In the 1990s. a museum, the Obersalzberg Doc. Center, was built on top of one of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

The Documentation Obersalzberg is only approximately 100 metres from where you get the bus to the Eagles Nest and is definitely worth the short walk. I suggest walking as the carpark is small and always full (according to the staff). Fortunately I can speak German...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

We read about the Documentation Center in Rick Steve's Guide and decided to stop by before visiting Eagle's Nest. We speak English and opted to get the audio guides for a small fee. A lot of great information about key players in WW2 as well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kelsey P
Reviewed 11 October 2018

My family and I visited this museum as part of a 4-hour tour of the Obersalzberg. So, we were not in the museum long, and we were never offered the English audio guide, or any audio guide for that matter. All of the displays had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 869diannea
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The museum is very small, but reach of point of interests. On groundfloor there is an overview of the Third Reich; the fisrt floor is dedicated to Berchtesgaden and to Obersalzerg. Currently the new museum's working is underway and the bunker is closed. You can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Piergiorgio P
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Will we ever learn..when you immerse yourself in this very well presented documentation centre, & then hear the rhetoric assaulting us from a country & people across the Atlantic who feel a need & sense of entitlement to be Great again & who take their...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Moonshore
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Very informative about years of World War II in Germany and the Nazi regime. Some photographs are gruesome and may be too disturbing for young children.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bergenbound
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely bustrip up the mountain. No view unfortunately due to rainy day. Very warm inside. Its a pitty they did not show how the nationalsocialism all came to be. This is aspecially important today when brown winds are once again flying all over Europe!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kajsatwo
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent exhibit showing how Obersalzburg fits into the Nazi/Hitler story. It pulls no punches in explaining how Hitler dominated the German people and was responsible for killing over 20 million people. The video showing interviews with Obersalzburg residents who saw Hitler as a neighbor and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Chad C
19 July 2018|
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Response from teacher91 | Reviewed this property |
When I was there on July 1st the bunkers were still under going renovations. Unfortunately so were the hotel bunkers at the hotel. I was disappointed too!
26 June 2017|
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Response from rockyjoe | Reviewed this property |
The Documentation Obersalzberg is located a couple of miles east of the town of Berchtesgaden on highway 319. The bus stop up to the Eagles Nest is next to the Documentation Obersalzberg.
22 August 2016|
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Response from DogTagTours | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know. If you enter the address for the kleinsteinhaus, you'll be at the same parking lot. Documentation Center sits below the parking lot for the eagles nest . And once you're nearing obersalzburg signage... More