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DDR Museum Pirna

Rottwerndorfer Str. 45 M, 01796 Pirna, Saxony, Germany
+49 3501 774842
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Time traveling

It is a trip back to the 70 & 80, and tells you the story of how people lived in the DDR. Not as... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Praxibetel_Ix
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Fredensborg
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A fascinating museum

Although one would not liked to have lived there, this is a fascinating look at what life must have... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
GrandadTony
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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
8 Jul 2017
“Time traveling ”
1 Nov 2016
“A fascinating museum”
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Rottwerndorfer Str. 45 M, 01796 Pirna, Saxony, Germany
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+49 3501 774842
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

It is a trip back to the 70 & 80, and tells you the story of how people lived in the DDR. Not as good as the DDR museum in Berlin, but definitely worth a visit

Thank Praxibetel_Ix
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Although one would not liked to have lived there, this is a fascinating look at what life must have been like in communist East Germany. Many of the exhibits looked as though they were copies of Western items from the same era. It demonstrated how...More

Thank GrandadTony
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Shows well normal people's life style at the time of the DDR, a good memory of the times, very well done and interesting, easily reachable by bus from the town centre

Thank Wallyontravel
Reviewed 17 August 2016

For anyone who doesn't know much about Eastern Europe before 1990 this is a must. Very much off the beaten track, in a suburb of Dresden (about 10 miles south east). As other reviewers have said, it helps to know some German, but to be...More

1  Thank HeritageFan2014
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Nice museum with several things of ddr mostly focused on family and child things. Explanations only in German.

Thank Luca P
Reviewed 24 June 2016

As I lived in the eastern part of Europe until 2001, this visit was a confirmation that life in the DDR was very similar to Romania. Luckily we speak German so we could understand all commentaries and explanations. It is a good thing for the...More

Thank Magdalena C
Reviewed 24 October 2015

I really appreciated my visit, except for one thing: it is impossible for non-german people to understand the short explanations. It would need to be translated so that everyone can better appreciate the visit!

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Have a great interest in the DDR and so was looking forward to this visit, was a little disappointed as it seems so cluttered, each room has a theme but they have tried to incorporate too much, the living room and bedroom look so full...More

1  Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 16 November 2014

A good museum tellig the story of the DDR only it was sorry there was no elevator. But I learned a lot of how the people lived there. Many visiters from the DDR explaned me several thinks I saw when I asked them

Thank Zermatt05
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