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The Peenemunde Historical Technical Information Center

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Address: Im kraftwerk, 17449 Peenemunde, Usedom Island, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
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+49 171 9907630
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For history buffs

Love WW2 history, so this was right up my alley. Very interesting exhibits. You'll have to plan a good 2-3 hours if you want to immerse yourself in the numerous exhibitions - plan... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
Peter H
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Greifswald, Germany
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

The visit includes a little outdoor walking (to see V2 and V1 rockets and the original train carriages used at the site) as well as the main exhibition space (3 floors of a very large building) and the original power plant building. There is really a lot of information to read (in German, Polish and English), videos and audio. At... More 

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Love WW2 history, so this was right up my alley. Very interesting exhibits. You'll have to plan a good 2-3 hours if you want to immerse yourself in the numerous exhibitions - plan extra time if you want to watch the movies. If you have nice weather, make sure to visit the observation deck at the top of the power... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Having always been interested in the Apollo Space program I had to visit its roots! The person in the visitor centre initially sent me to the power station which I found only mildly interesting. The main rocket exhibit is much more interesting provided extensive background on liquid rocket research. Many original artifacts are on display with complete explanations in German/Polish/English.... More 

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Soenderborg, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The museum is really interesting and gives a fantastic overview about how advanced rocket science really was during WWII. It also shows how the technology from then affected the space race in the 50'ties and 60'ties. Well worth a visit.

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Stavanger, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Are you interested in history, especially of the World War II, you need to visit this place.i learnt a lot and can just recommend that.

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Thank Sandra M
Rustburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We have been here twice now. It is very informative and the tour can be heard in English too! We learned a lot of history.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was a place I had mixed feelings about visiting, aware not only of the history of this site, but the evil also associated behind it. Make sure you take the audio guide, and take on board the message that is being given out that rocketry is there for peace and not war. Having wanted to visit here for a... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

It's a very strange feeling to walk through places that once belonged to the best kept, secret and watched objects worldwide. Where hundreds of scientists and thousands of prisoners worked on research that actually started today's space exploration. Where they developed and produced well-known weapons V1 and V2, and might be working on other projects, of which today we have... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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10 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The museum is fine and they tried to make the exhibition rooms special. Although there is a lot of information and a lot of reading involved. If you´re interested in the subject, it will be a nice experience. The area is quiet big and looks very empty. We didn´t found a café on the area, but a vending machine with... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We visited this place on a hot day and it wasn't a disappointment. The museum its self is presented in English as well as other languages very informative and a must for any WW2 buff or who has an interest in rocket technology and ultimately space flight. The gift shop is well stocked and presented well.

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