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Gedenk- Und Bildungsstatte Andreasstrasse

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Amazing museum about the time the DDR was here

This complex shows the time of the DDR and mostly the suppression by the Government. There were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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EXCELLENT English Audio Tour

I was really surprised how much our entire group enjoyed this museum. We had 7 people in our group... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
San Diego, California
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Andreasstrasse, 99084, Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This complex shows the time of the DDR and mostly the suppression by the Government. There were several institutions that kept an eye on the population. Here are the real cells people were locked in. Nice are the illustrions which choice leeds to what effect....More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I was really surprised how much our entire group enjoyed this museum. We had 7 people in our group (ages 10 to 47) and we all learned a lot. We spent two hours and could’ve spent another hour. The audio guide was a cell phone...More

1  Thank Christie
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Even if we were told that this place was full of propaganda speaking of today´s society, this place was mostly visited by Germans when we went, and certainly gave the sensation of the past. The fact that the museum is housed in its original spot,...More

Thank adrian p
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The goal memorial is presented in two parts. On th stop floor are the cells, with some furnished and others bare but for information about former prisoners. The English language video guide is excellent, giving both short information and an extended version if you chose...More

Thank Eric_and_Dora
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Firstly the museum is located in Town so no need to seek out on public transport. Admission for two adults plus English audio guide was a mere 10 Euro ! It's worth having your passport or a copy as it may be required to be...More

1  Thank twoweeksoffplease
Reviewed 13 March 2017

All of the text in this museum is in German but I believe there are audio guides available in English. This museum is fantastic. It is well laid out and the information is interesting and thought-provoking. With my student card it was only 1 euro...More

1  Thank GinnyShoe
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

For the history buff this is a must see. The top floor is original cells in what appears untouched condition and is bleak with bolts, key locks and electric lock barring the cell doors. One cell is sound - proofed. Materials are all presented in...More

3  Thank Ernie H
Reviewed 14 July 2015

This place is a must-visit when one is around Erfurt and interested in history, more specifically East German history. The audio tour is available for a very small surcharge (3 EUR) and very helpful. The museum/Gedenkstaette still shows one floor as if the Stasi has...More

2  Thank KNobi83
Reviewed 1 December 2014

This museum is housed in the former STASI ("State Security Police") prison. It's presentations are strongly visual, so it's well worth a visit even if you have little or no German - in which case I'd expect a visit to take about an hour. The...More

4  Thank George H
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