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DDR Museum

Closes in 18 min: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Skip the line: DDR Museum Berlin
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As one of the most interactive museums in the world, the DDR Museum presents life in the GDR and by doing so life in socialism. With more than 500,000 visitors each year it is one of Berlin's most visited museums and one of Germany's most visited...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 1 | Direkt an der Spree, opposite of Berliner Dom, 10178 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 847123731
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here mid-day and it was very crowded. That made it hard to see and enjoy the exhibits. But that is not to say that we didn't get to see and read much - it was just crowded. The displays were interesting and in...More

Thank TravelPanda99
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a good museum. It has a lot of technical features with touch-screens and interactive installations. However, I do miss some kind of historic reference in the museum.

Thank Øystein S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a cool little spot that showed a lot about Soviet life, the exhibits were high tech and interactive but the crowd was too big to really enjoy the museum. Try going early in the day, I bet it would be less crowded and...More

Thank Lex81
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The musuem small in size & modest in apearance is a real treasure of information relating to the day to day living in the communist part of east Berlin from the 1950's through the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989. There is a lot...More

Thank cchevrier2016
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately we only had 1 1/2 hours to try and get around this museum but it was so well presented that we only finished the top floor before it closed. Excellent artwork everywhere you look and a very comprehensive look at German history from the...More

Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very much a hands-on interactive museum this takes one back to times long gone by. Try the world's only Trabi driving simulator. Explore the fully-furnished apartment of the time, remembering that this was the model for all apartments under communism. You can open doors, cupboards...More

Thank Ashsaw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to understand Germany's post-WW2 social history, visit the DDR Museum. My 16-yr old son and I loved it - the exhibition narrative managed to balance contempt and affection in describing the DFR's 40-yr existence.

Thank Cruiser820411
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although it's not a must see it's worth a visit. the entree fee is quite high and it was very crowded. it gives a good insight in the lives back in the DDR

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had previously been to the DDR Museum in Dresden and therefore we had great expectations. Unfortunatelly, they were unfulfilled. Too much interaction and not much real stuff. The souvenir shop is ok, but if you really like the subject, consider a trip to Dresden.

Thank AlicePOA
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed visiting the DDR Museum. It was informative and engagingly presented facts about what it was like to live under the regime. There was a replica of a standard apartment and each room had themed fact cards about life for East Germans. The...More

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Island. The central location makes this one of the
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oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence
of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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9 August 2018|
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Response from Tobias1968 | Reviewed this property |
I guess it was... and temperatures will drop in Berlin in the coming days.
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22 April 2017|
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Response from Gordon v | Property representative |
Definitely Saturday at 7 p.m. is the better option with less visitors. And yes we are happy that our museum is highly recommended and the average spend is more about 2 hours.
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19 July 2015|
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Response from DDR_Museum | Property representative |
All texts are in English as well as in German.
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