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Topography of Terror

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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...more
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Niederkirchnerstrasse 8, 10963 Berlin, Germany
0049 30 254509-50
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this is a history of how the Nazi party came to power in the late 1930th and how Hitler came to power and how the Jews got treated, one of the places you have to go to see what happened and can never happen again

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you haven’t included a 1/2 day to spend at this remarkable place, you are doing yourself great injustice. And it is free! How brilliant to take land of former Nazi Headquarters and prison and turn it into memorial/documentation center/museum of complete Nazi history/atrocities. Be...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This place was recommended by friends and was truly wonderful. So much information was provided in a easy to follow manner. It was all done in chronological order through the years. I spend hours in this little gem of a place and you truly get...More

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Reviewed yesterday

this was the only place we visited that was free and we found it by accident! i found it very informative and eerie at the same time it was one of the best places i visited on my weekend break, highly recommendable

Thank 414denis414
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited here on Saturday, very chilling and informative at the same time. Well worth a trip but not for young children

Thank Norwich100
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

See for yourself in detail how a well ordered democracy descended into one of THE most brutal totalitarism regimes in history. The indoor exhibition is a bit heavy om reading and could do well with some more interactive elements, of which there were basically none....More

Thank Niklas G
Reviewed yesterday

This exhibition centre portrays the horrific insight to Nazi Germany. You will come out and reflect what it must have been like.

Thank Davidmaxmurray
Reviewed 2 days ago

This exhbition was rightly free of charge - no-one should have to pay to learn about this topic. Its more an exhibition of photos with commentary than a museum - but really interesting - you cal tell everybody was enthralled. No punches are pulled -...More

Thank JonathanT_13
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is not for the squeamish. Indoors, it is basically a series of photographs with accompanying text that explain the rise and fall of the Nazis (and most of the stuff in-between). Some of the photographs are graphic. Some of the text is graphic. I...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice facility on the former location of the worst of the Thid Reich. Artifacts are described in German and extremely good English, and there are lots of them. A balanced view point from the perspective of how circumstances in Weimar Germany allowed and even...More

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24 May 2018|
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Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t use the audio guide and spent an hour there which gave us a good deal of info but could have spent longer if we had more time
16 March 2018|
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Response from Rodolfo G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I cannot ensure you about that, because the day I went it was only available in german (perhaps I was only that day)... but the text is available in both languages.
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31 December 2017|
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Response from Douglas T | Reviewed this property |
According to their web site, they will be closed on New Years day,