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Topography of Terror

Address: Niederkirchnerstrasse 8, 10963 Berlin, Germany (Kreuzberg)
Phone Number: 030-254509-50
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Owner description: Since 1987 a permanent exhibition at the site where the headquarters...
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Type: Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Awesome place. Set in the destroyed SS former headquarters.. Overwhelming sense of sadness, but showing the true stories in a history of pictures showing what was simply a licence to kill all these poor victims here, and in the countries that Hitler invaded at the hands of the SS and their callous mobile units. Also all those who who were... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

An extensive display of photos covering the period 1933 to 1945+. Powerful, honest and informative, it's a tribute the frankness with which the modern Germany deals with its awful legacy.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This could have been a really interesting exhibit showing where the Nazi's held their headquarters etc however there is a lot of information to digest. It is difficult to pick up snippets of information so it would only be worth a visit if you are willing to read everything.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The rise and fall of the National Socialist Party, clearly explained in different facets, with documents and lots of photographs. Not a happy place. Leaves a profound impression.

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Washington, Tyne and Wear
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

In the shadow of a remaining section of the Wall, and on the plot formerly occupied by the Gestapo HQ, this is a no-punches-pulled memorial to the war. It's very well curated, very accessible, free, and unmissable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

An amazing (and free ) exhibition. Should be #1. Breathtakingly awful presentation on mans inhumanity to man. Be prepared to be ashamed of what the world stood by and allowed to happen. The story of the murder of 11 million people.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We did not know what to expect when we saw it on map but decided to visit Topography of Terror. It was a very solemn and understated display with a lot of information available for visitors to look at and research if they wanted. Worth the visit just to gain some insight into what went on there when it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

The location and approach of this museum is perfect for setting the atmosphere of recreating history. The exterior exhibits by themselves are powerful, especially with the backdrop of the Luftwaffe building in the distance. The interior exhibits are equally powerful - and must be viewed with patience to take in the large volume of information. It may be well worthwhile... More 

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Thessaloníki, Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

photos and documents of a past full of sins for the germans.Interesting aspects of their modern history.A must see for germans and other nations It is free

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Well laid out displays showing the start of the rise of the Nazi Powers, particularly the Gestapo and the SS, showing how their rise to power was often with the complete collusion of the majority of the German Peoples. Shows the 'horror' camps, how the Hitler Youth, and the Girl's Movement integrated into the whole. Its a long set of... More 

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