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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Niederkirchnerstrasse 8, 10963 Berlin, Germany
+49 4930 25450950
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent place to visit to seea real part of the wall and a presentation of Nazi history through powerful pictures. Inside, there is another exhibition, small cafe for snacks, and shop. A really good introduction to history of the period.

Thank Roger K
Reviewed yesterday

The exhibition inside is amazing and really detailed. I would recommend an hour to 2 hours in here. There is also a section of the wall that you can see as well. Brilliant that it is also free.

Thank Jess C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This photo gallery is first of all free for all to visit, whixh makes it great. It includes a huge amount of information to read, listen and look. I spent around one hour and a half here, starting from the earliest date (1933 I think...More

Thank kapitanfind-us
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great place to find out the horrors of the war and what everybody went through. Tells it as it was and I'm sure you will learn something new. It is well laid out and superbly explained.

Thank caisterboy
Reviewed 3 days ago

Reading the details of some of the important Nazis and how they managed to stay in important government positions was amazing and scary! Nothing has changed in politics!

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is my first visit to Germany. Gnawing away in anticipation is: how does modern Germany confront its darkest past? The Topography of Terrors answers that question: by a full frontal look in the mirror. The site is impressively well used: a real piece of...More

Thank bartimaeus
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Indoor and outdoor museum about the atrocities made in the nazism period. Former SS Gestapo building it's a place that will mark you. Strong images will take you to historic moments.

Thank AnjosSantos
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Topography of Terror in Berlin is right alongside the Berlin Wall. All the history is right there for you to see and experience. The building is new and an attraction not to be missed.

Thank schwekye
Reviewed 3 days ago

An interesting chronology of the manner in which the Nazis took over all aspects of public life, available at no charge, if you have a couple of hours to spare.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was very well done with English interpretation next to everything. Great layout of time line etc. This is a must stop!

Thank Nathan B
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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Karol P
9 April 2017|
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Response from Sarah O | Reviewed this property |
Free and all the more fantastic for it
31 October 2016|
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Response from WelshPride2011 | Reviewed this property |
yes the entrance is free. closes at 10pm I believe
15 October 2016|
Response from Bob F | Reviewed this property |
It was the rule of law in a one party authoritarian state, not a working democracy. If you read up on the rise of Hitler it was insidiously simple, through promising and in some ways providing succour to a population that... More