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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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Niederkirchnerstrasse 8, 10963 Berlin, Germany
+49 4930 25450950
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Reviewed November 13, 2016

This free museum provides an extraordinarily detailed account of the many atrocities committed by the Nazi Party in the 1930s and 40s There are many interesting photographs and a lot of information - perhaps too much - about this dark period in history. It takes...More

Thank TravelLover50
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Let me say from the outset it's great and well worth a visit. All boards are displayed in both German & English. However it is information overload. It's not a museum as such but an info centre on the SS and Gestapo. Worth a visit...More

Thank GowerD
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Very interesting, subject matter hard to take in - sometimes upsetting. Well worth a visit, and it's free which is great for those doing Berlin on a budget

Thank MancLassy19
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Went to see the Topography of Terror while on a trip to Berlin. It was so interesting and leaves you numb after the visit. Well worth a visit if in Berlin.

Thank Dermot C
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

I am an avid reader and always seek to broaden my knowledge of the WWII era. This free museum sets out the horrors and atrocities committed by the National Socialists in the 1930s and 40s. There is a huge array of information presented in the...More

Thank PeanutRevell
Reviewed November 12, 2016

Detailed information about a very tragic time. Take time to read all you can and look at all the displays to give you a better understainding.

Thank dmckeywest
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Great chronologic history. Verges on too much detail. 95% is pictures and reading details. Need to be motivated to reap the rewards of ToT.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

This is the stuff you need to see, the account of what took place here is on display for all to see (or as it may be read) it clearly shows individuals being called out for the atrocities committed. I left with a feeling of...More

Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
Reviewed November 12, 2016

Free entry but would still recommmend, even if you had to pay. Put aside a couple of hours to take it all in. A very vivid and truthful account of the rise and fall of the Third Reich. Hard hitting but historic account of the...More

Thank Sheacael
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

This one is my favourite. Simple but very powerful and it's for free. Don't know what to say really it's just shocking.

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David L
August 7, 2017|
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Response from MC_Baz | Reviewed this property |
The closest stations are Potsdamer Platz (U + S bahn), Kochstraße (U bahn) and Anhalter Bahnhof (S bahn) which are more or less equidistant.
August 1, 2017|
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Response from kapitanfind-us | Reviewed this property |
No it is not a museum per se, more like an outdoor exhibition and you don't need to book.
Karol P
April 9, 2017|
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Response from Sarah O | Reviewed this property |
Free and all the more fantastic for it