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DDR Museum Thale

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Interesting and excellent museum

For foreigners or even for east germans the museum is willing to let you dive into the history of... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
Ploermel, France
Worth a visit

Remembering the time before the wall this was very interesting visit. Fun to look at all the items... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
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Steinbachstr. 5A, 06502 Thale, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

For foreigners or even for east germans the museum is willing to let you dive into the history of the old DDR. It proposes a timeline 70ies 80ies etc. to let you walk through the rooms and discover each time area. You can read the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Remembering the time before the wall this was very interesting visit. Fun to look at all the items from the past. Many looks just the same as what we had on the other side of the wall. Museum is in an odd place - a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

One of the beat/finest collections og DDR memorabilia I have seen so far. But knowledge og german language is needed to make to most of a visit. The small museum is worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Søren N
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Nicely done museum located on the 6th floor of a furniture store. There is an elevator (max 4 persons) that you can ride up. The bathrooms are on the 4th floor and are very clean. The timeline starts in 1949 and works forward, be sure...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed July 14, 2015

This place is full of knick-knacks from the DDR time. Fascinating to see how people lived but don't expect a high level of detail

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed May 17, 2015

Highlight of a few days in the area! A journey back in time to furniture and household items of the past! Although i had a feeling some of the stuff is nowadays fashionable again! Great you can touch things!

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank muisje7
Reviewed December 5, 2014

There was a lot to see in this fascinating museum dedicated to life in communist East Germany. There are rooms (bedrooms, living rooms, kitchens) set up decade by decade to represent the kinds of consumer goods that were available at the time. As other reviewers...More

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank Van R
Reviewed December 30, 2013

One would think that such an exhibit would include English reading tourists. It is in the former East? Don´t the citizens already know what they or relatives lived through? I was with a German and luckily could understand more than amassed products of the East....More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

Am not sure what to say. TONS of memorabilia. It was cool to look at, but everything is in German, so unless you have a good reading comprehension, you won't understand the descriptions, newspaper clippings, etc. There were some room displays, and some of the...More

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank a-travelin-foodie
Reviewed July 10, 2013

Cunningly placed on the sixth floor of a furniture store this museum is fascinating. Arranged as a series of themed rooms the whole story of the GDR is told from start to finish in a fairly superficial and entertaining way, largely using the detritus of...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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