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Great historical visit!

Really interesting to go see some of the historical past where communist party was able to brain... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2018
Michael W
Left with mixed feelings - evil has existed since time immemorial

But seeing how systematically the Communist Party brainwashed (tortured) its own citizens to a... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
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Refuge for politicians and the Stasi -- the notorious East Geman secret police -- in case of war, the museum depicts how the Stasi worked.
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Lubschutzer Teiche, 04827, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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+49 341 9612443
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting this museum with a local whose family was affected by the Stasi policies was a real eye opener. A really interesting insight into how the Stasi infiltrated different families and communities across Germany.

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Well, we wnet to the Stasi museum 'an der ecke' and thought we'd visit the bunker too. it's a way out of town, so we took an S-Bahn and then hiked the rest of the way. (5km?). it's located at the edge of a holiday...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

Really interesting to go see some of the historical past where communist party was able to brain wash and torture its own citizens. Really disturbing, but a must!

Thank Michael W
Reviewed March 7, 2018

This museum is a must for people who are interested in seeing something of the remains of a very dark period in the history of Germany, to say the least. Not having to do with the Holocaust directly, this post.war bunker gives insight into pretty...More

2  Thank adrian p
Reviewed November 12, 2017

But seeing how systematically the Communist Party brainwashed (tortured) its own citizens to a viewpoint and style of governance that the rulers wouldn't subject themselves to, can only leave you numb at the evil minds at work.

1  Thank Mypace
Reviewed April 30, 2017

I didn't know much about the Stasi when my friend suggested we went to that museum. The place was an old base of operation for them, and there was a lot of history. To be fair, the museum isn't really big, and I don't remember...More

Thank Cristiana M
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Good summary of the activities of the Stasi in the communist era. Eerie seeing the activities that they were up to, and the kind of mind control being leveraged on the population. Audio narratives available too. Prepare to spend the better part of a day...More

Thank Jon C
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

What a interesting museum to visit because people who lived in the west can't comprehend what it must have been like for people living in East Germany at this time with beening spy on every day by your own people the museum has cameras in...More

1  Thank richyg360
Reviewed December 22, 2016

The Stasi Museum in Leipzig is a chilling place and a must see for all those who think those days are behind us. If you're not a German speaker there are audio guides for Five Euros sure you get one. The guides fully explain what...More

2  Thank DiningStar
Reviewed February 9, 2016

It is not the best place to learn and understand the East German suppression methods of their secret service (Stasi- Ministerium fuer Staatssicherheit). There is some technical stuff in a bunker, quite far from the clty of Leipzig. The real important historic places for that...More

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