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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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  • Average6%
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“nazi regime” (461 reviews)
“berlin wall” (1,212 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Niederkirchnerstrasse 8, 10963 Berlin, Germany
Kreuzberg
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Reviewed yesterday

A key stop on any visit to Berlin - an outdoor timeline tells the 1933-45 story with great clarity, whilst the visitor centre offers more details on the site itself (the former SS/Gestapo headquarters). There's a relatively significant stretch of the Berlin Wall immediately adjacent...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent a couple of hours there as we found the content super interesting and well explained. You can learn more about the history and I think that this is something everybody must visit in Berlin

Thank Georgina V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A brilliant stretch of the wall as it would have looked no graffiti or murals just grey and depressing. On one side of the wall is a long stretch of photos and information of Hitlers rise and fall and the atrocities he committed. You could...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

What an amazing place to visit, we spent nearly three hours inside and another hour outside, an absolute must visit place and it's free to enter.

Thank amandacM9292RY
Reviewed 2 days ago

Probably a 'must see' in Berlin. Whatever your knowledge or age, take the time to follow the timeline and read the exhibits to gain a true perspective on German 20th century history

Thank suyfes
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really interesting and important to visit. The exhibition consists of pictures and text telling to story of the terror that made the 3rd Reich possible. For an adult it's easy to follow this type of storytelling in museums, but for a teenager it unfortunately becomes...More

Thank Max H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A sunken open air history lesson. Panels on a timeline showing Hitler's rise to power and then the war and defeat. Kids a bit bored by some of it, as it's all reading. I have never studied WWII history so had no in depth understanding...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 3 days ago

I took my 17 and 15 year old daughters here, and it was a good decision. The facts are presented objectively and the horror is not in your face but easily appreciated here.

Thank Gustav H
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is right next to the museum - easy to get to from the U-Bahn. In both German & English - you will only need about 30 min to read all the plaques, but worthwhile....

Thank Luvzog
Reviewed 3 days ago

Starting from the west end, this is a thought-provoking and humbling trip through the history of the site, Berlin and Germany in general.

Thank Peter S
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David L
7 August 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.
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kevinmrc1224
2 August 2017|
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Response from den150165 | Reviewed this property |
No and although busy no longer queues either.
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Karol P
9 April 2017|
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Response from Sarah O | Reviewed this property |
Free and all the more fantastic for it
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