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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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Reviewed yesterday

Well structured museum with lots of detail. Well worth visiting and well laid out. Entry is free. There are audio guides which are worthwhile and you just need to leave a security in order to have an audio guide made available. All there are a...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

An inside and outside portion and has English signage. Quite detailed and if you read everything you'd be here for a while. Audioguides available but I didn't get one and the staff there discouraged me from getting one as well. Also has a piece of...More

Thank Curios-traveller2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

We literally walked right by - and then in - to this place. Amazing to see the Berlin Wall and then to see the display to the Holocaust. It's free and you just walk through the outside experience. Stunningly powerful.

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 2 days ago

A short walk from Checkpoint Charlie and worth the price - FREE! It's interested to see what's left of the wall. The display on WWII and its atrocities is very good.

Thank Nicolle Z
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great outside / inside photographic museum exhibit, some of which is next to the remains of the wall. It’s very well done with fascinating insight into the rise and horror or the Third Reich before and during the war. You could spend...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A well organized museum in chronological order. Pretty descriptive and graphic. A must see if you are visiting Berlin. Clean facilities.

Thank Jptravelswithfreedom
Reviewed 2 days ago

The exhibit is free as are several of the important locations such as this location and the Jewish memorial. My review here would be similar to the Jewish memorial although the Jewish Memorial is more intense and personal. The terror and killing were not limited...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you dont mind reading alot then this is for you. My husband could have spent hours here but once I saw a very graphic video I had to leave in tears. Very moving.

Thank madonnarox
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent history done with photography of rise of nazis and their reign of terror Video recording of tribunals

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thorough Overview of Nazi Germany - there is plenty of detail and brings the story to life. It’s a free museum. This helped me hugely see the bigger picture as I hadn’t studied it since school. Interestingly brought to life with photos.

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May 23, 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
March 15, 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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December 31, 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,