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Dokumentationsstaette Regierungsbunker

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Such an interesting place to visit. The guide was outstanding: she got the balance just right... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Cold War Era Bunker

Most people have already forgotten that there was a Cold War until almost 40 years ago. Visiting... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

Such an interesting place to visit. The guide was outstanding: she got the balance just right between historical context and light-hearted anecdotes. It is amazing to learn about the site, the reason for it's existence and the complex story of its construction. History fans won't...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

I am NOT a history person. If you are, this is the place for you. it was well kept. the man tried and did a good job translating into English, but it took a long time to go through the location. the workers kept ushering...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

Most people have already forgotten that there was a Cold War until almost 40 years ago. Visiting this museum is a great way to understand that era. The museum is a small preserved part of the West German government bunker that had been built to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

We got a very interesting guidance. THe guide was telling all kinds of stories. Bring a coat with you. Temperature inside is 12 - 14 degree.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

Great guides, fascinating recent history. It's hard to believe we were all so crazy once (all NATO countries had these) to think we could survive a nuclear holocaust in a meaningful way!

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

Took a tour of the Regierungbunker while in the area on holiday and, while I enjoyed the tour itself (which was very informative even if German is not your first language) I felt that the limited times that the bunker is open means that there...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

This is a nuclear blast proof bunker built for the government of the GDR (West Germany), adapted from a former railway tunnel. It was decommisioned in the Nineties. The majority of the installation was dismantled, you see a minimal part of what was originally in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

Highly Recommended This 17,3 Km long Bunker (equipped & furnished with 936 Bedrooms & 897 Officerooms n supposed to fit 3000 pax) is worth visiting if you are keen on Germany's History after the World War II & Cold War. Its built in 1962 and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Make sure you check the opening times before you hit the road! Not open Friday's? - weird The doors where open and all we could do is buy an English guide book

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 22, 2016

V interesting but be prepared for an enforced 1h30m guided tour in German. Good bratwurst, frites n mayo outside. Favourite aspects were a really big tunnel, 1970's 007 electric tunnel orange cart trains, lots of buttons in the control room and Dr. Strangelove office furniture....More

Date of experience: May 2016
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