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Topography of Terror

Niederkirchnerstrasse 8, 10963 Berlin, Germany
+49 4930 25450950
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Since 1987 a permanent exhibition at the site where the headquarters of the Secret State Police, the SS and the Reich Security Main Office were located during the “Third Reich” has been providing information to the public about the most important institutions of National Socialist persecution and terror. The documentary exhibition conveys the European dimensions of the Nazi reign of terror.
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Niederkirchnerstrasse 8, 10963 Berlin, Germany
+49 4930 25450950
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Reviewed yesterday

A great place to learn about the historical moments that defined the WWII period. Great if you want to know more about history. Could have more pieces translated to english.

Thank Bernardo S
Reviewed yesterday

Lots of information (can be a little overwhelming) but really interesting and well presented. And free!

Thank Chloe M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely loved this Exhibition - very moving, especially the photos of children. Surprising that this is free

Thank Mags M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is right next to Checkpoint Charlie and worth seeing. Start from the far side and learn about the German History from the Weimar Republic up to the falls of the Berlin Wall. A great attraction to really absorb all the history and compliments a...More

Thank peterjamesn
Reviewed 2 days ago

A thorough documentation of the horrors and experiences of Hitler's Third Reich. Very well presented.

Thank GEG378
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Build on the site that once housed the SS and Gestapo buildings, you get a great history lecture, with both those remains and part of the Berlin Wall. Do take your time to read your way through the exhibit. There is so much to learn...More

Thank MsAalborg
Reviewed 2 days ago

In my opinion, this is the best site to give you a truly accurate perspective of life in the 3rd Reich, simply because of what it was back then and the fear it's mere mention must have generated among ordinary people. I would recommend coming...More

Thank Wiggi W
Reviewed 3 days ago

This outdoor museum gave a great insight into the rise of Hitler, the building of the Wall and its subsequent destruction. It was a very factual overview with plenty of poignant exhibits to make you stop and think about what happened in Berlin in those...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had heard this was a major attraction but we were not looking for it at all. We stumbled upon it because we were looking at the remnants of the Berlin Wall, and noticed the exhibition down below. It sucked us in and we ended...More

Thank EandMMichigan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very important exibition of the nazi terror and the history of the regime. We stayed for 3 hours, the inside is very big and spacious, even though there were lots of people it was not crowded and you could look at the exibition undistrubed....More

Thank Janne3333
Berlin's revolutionary heart and immigrant roots can
both be found in Kreuzberg, but this central
neighbourhood is beginning a new chapter. In the
1950s and '60s, Turkish guest workers settled around
Kottbusser Tor, while in the 1980s and '90s,
rambunctious squatters and artists gathered to live a
carefree life here. An old hospital even became a
hotspot of riots between squatters and police. Today
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David L
7 August 2017|
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Response from MC_Baz | Reviewed this property |
The closest stations are Potsdamer Platz (U + S bahn), Kochstraße (U bahn) and Anhalter Bahnhof (S bahn) which are more or less equidistant.
2 August 2017|
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Response from den150165 | Reviewed this property |
No and although busy no longer queues either.
Karol P
9 April 2017|
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Response from Sarah O | Reviewed this property |
Free and all the more fantastic for it