Memorial of the Berlin Wall

Memorial of the Berlin Wall

Memorial of the Berlin Wall

Memorial of the Berlin Wall
4.5
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The Berlin Wall Memorial is the central memorial site of German division, located in the middle of the capital. Situated at the historic site on Bernauer Strasse, it extends along 1.4 kilometers of the former border strip. The memorial contains the last piece of Berlin Wall with the preserved grounds behind it and is thus able to convey an impression of how the border fortifications developed until the end of the 1980s. The events that took place here together with the preserved historical remnants and traces of border obstacles on display help to make the history of Germany's division comprehensible to visitors. The memorial is part of the Berlin Wall Foundation, which also includes the Marienfelde Refugee Center Museum, the central site dedicated to the history of flight and emigration in divided Germany. MOBILE TOURGUIDE Visitors to the Berlin Wall Memorial who have a smartphone or a tablet computer with internet access at their disposal have the opportunity to select an individual tour of the memorial grounds for themselves on the memorial's mobile website berliner-mauer.mobi.
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Address
Neighborhood: Mitte (Borough)
How to get there
  • Nordbahnhof • 5 min walk
  • Bernauer Straße • 7 min walk
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deborahh
Argyle, TX42 contributions
we have learned about this but it was so interesting to see it in person with the pictures and narative there made it a must see
Written August 12, 2022
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Alan D
Dublin, Ireland6 contributions
Family
Must do. For a city steeped in history this stands out. All in family loved. You can feel history all round you. A must see on all types of trips (single, couple, family etc)
Written August 11, 2022
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Michael U
Las Vegas, NV42,441 contributions
The Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer (Berlin Wall Memorial) commemorates the division of Berlin by the Berlin Wall. Erected in 1998 by Germany and the city look for hundreds of upright rods plus a few sections of the original wall stretching along the street and consider downloading a self-guided audio tour for more details.
Written August 11, 2022
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Pippi L
Sydney, Australia160 contributions
Family
A must see when in Berlin! Memorial of the wall, and its history is an important part of Berlins history. Almost nothing is left of the wall today, but metal plates has been erected where the wall once stood.
Written August 10, 2022
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Colettegf
Leighton Buzzard, UK32 contributions
Family
Really interesting and worth a visit. Thought provoking and moving. Definitely worth a visit. The exhibition is also excellent and I'd recommend climbing the tower to see the wall from above.
Written July 28, 2022
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islandgirl2244
virginia181 contributions
The memorial was very informative about the history of the Berlin Wall. It is definitely worth a visit.
Written July 27, 2022
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zycathy
Toronto, Canada64 contributions
Definitely the place to visit if you want to know more of the Berlin Wall. Very informative Documentation Center, be sure to visit the tower there to see the preserved remains of the wall. Unfortunately, we didn't have the chance to go through all exhibits inside the center, as they close at 6pm. However, the outdoor exhibits are always open.
Written July 26, 2022
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Irishimp17
Lawrence, KS296 contributions
This was a very important part in history, and to see the wall memorial was great. There are so many things to see that it could take hours, but just standing there transported you in time.
Written July 19, 2022
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JRMADA
United States811 contributions
A strong reminder of the consequences of war where humanity was not at its best by all involved. Simple and to the point. There is no better account of events then this display. We saw it and it brought in new perspective… history books are not always fully accurate or as detailed.
Written July 14, 2022
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pagero
Dublin, Ireland121 contributions
Family
What can you say really as you are looking back in history, it was amazing to see the wall as always to see it, it’s must see.
Written July 12, 2022
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