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German National Museum of Contemporary History

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Very nice exhibits with lots of reading. Some wall summaries were in English

My husband loved this place. We only had an hour before closing so were pretty rushed and did not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brenda C
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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Large museum with multiple exhibitions at the same time.

All changing exhibitions of high quality. Each exhibition has its own entrance fee. Monumental... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
johnheynen
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Rheden, The Netherlands
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Willie Brandt Allee 14, 53113 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband loved this place. We only had an hour before closing so were pretty rushed and did not get through it all. It is well laid out as it moves through each time period. I loved the before and after photos of cities in...More

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All changing exhibitions of high quality. Each exhibition has its own entrance fee. Monumental building with a great grandeur and class. The associated cafe / restaurant is of good quality with a smooth operation. Also great for breakfast with three types of breakfast with an...More

Thank johnheynen
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We spent an afternoon at this museum. The chronological order of the exhibits led us through the history of post war Germany in really interesting and accessible way. Well worth visiting.

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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Modern and well thought out displays, helpful staff and a lovely cafe. Well worth it. The history of Germany from the end of WWII to the current day. The Cold War, the wall coming down, black markets for Western goods and immigration all covered. Excellent....More

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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Our visit to this museum in June 2018 shook us and our emotional impact cannot be expressed by sheer words. From the terrible moments to the current state of achievement the country has gone through has been exhibited very well. It's simply commendable. Worth a...More

Thank GEETHAV90
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Free museum which is an absolute gem for any history buffs. We were rather confused as it seems to be known under various names but we eventually found it ! Spent a few hours in here , would be nice if more of the displays...More

Thank Mrs E E
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Wirth going to this place of interest , a lot of knowledge to take home. very convenient to go there as there is train near by

2  Thank kirank988
Reviewed April 19, 2018

We were visiting with a group of middle school children and parents and went to the museum. It is a very interesting historical collection which the group enjoyed greatly. World War II is ancient to these kids and many didn't know much about it. They...More

1  Thank oldhokie702016
Reviewed April 17, 2018

I am staying at Marriott Cologne and took a weekend trip to Bonn just to explore; Bonn was the old capital of Germany and I tried to take the river cruise but was bit late and took the train. From the train station I walked...More

1  Thank krishv50
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

I am a history teacher and I have been to quiete a few museums bit this one is exceptional. All the exhibitions are presented in a smart, educating and entertaining way which invites to experience history. Additionally they show very remarkable artefacts like the Barret...More

3  Thank Christian S
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