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Gedenkstaette Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen

Genslerstrasse 66, 13055 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 98608230
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“stasi prison” (92 reviews)
“english tour” (97 reviews)
“ex prisoner” (14 reviews)
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Genslerstrasse 66, 13055 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 98608230
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

visited the prison and joined an english tour no need to pre book. tour guide jessica was very informative and was happy to answer any questions from the group. have to say it’s been one of the best tours i’ve ever been on, tour is...More

1  Thank kay29814
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Getting there from Hackescher Markt tram M5 in the direction Zingster St. (tram stops at Alexanderplatz also) Leave tram at Freinwalder St. (about 25mins) and the Prison is about 5 mins walk down Freinwalder St. Tours in English require no pre booking and when we...More

Thank ambrosemurphy189
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour around the prison, and our tour guide was very informative. The prison itself was really interesting, and definatly gave us lots of information about Berlin and their history.

Thank Abi A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was very informational and impressive. We started with a small film about the history of the place. Then we got a very nice tour guide whom showed us around in the prison and told us every little detail and story. It was really...More

Thank Mayke L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a bit out of the centre of Berlin and we had to take the tram, was worth it though. In depth tour of the prison which lasted a good few hours. Be warned that an English speaking tour only happens at 2:30pm daily,...More

Thank RFL21
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour with lots of interesting content and facts. Our tour guide, Markus, is a historian who clearly knew his stuff and was also very good at answering questions. The prison is long to get to from the centre, around an hour by public transport,...More

1  Thank PSB96
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this - possibly the best thing we visited while in Berlin - and we almost missed it until a friend recommended it to us last minute whilst we were already in the city! Check out the website because it explains when the...More

Thank S W
Reviewed 13 December 2017

A former Stasi detention centre. Well guided tour made the visit very interesting, and rather provoking.

Thank chipsmiths
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We came here because of all the great reviews on here and boy are we glad we did! This place is so interesting and the tour is great! Our guide spoke perfect English and was clearly well knowledged about the prison. Some of the tour...More

2  Thank Alison T
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

If you are in Berlin and you are interested in WWII (and postWWII) this is where you should come. Cells, garage, interrogation rooms, interrogation techniques etc. you should go with the blonde lady (Christine) on tour (tickets cost 6euro). Enjooy!

Thank Anastasia G
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23 August 2015|
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Response from agentgibbs | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you email them? I emailed them about something else and they replied very promptly. Look at their website for the address.
2 June 2015|
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Response from Steamboat323 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing a specific parking lot. We visited between Christmas and New Year's, and there was plenty of street parking near the entrance. As others have said, this is a side street in a residential area so... More
16 March 2015|
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Response from Yaz S |
Hi there. You CAN visit and take a tour, even if you're not in a group. No pre-booking is required, just turn up (a bit in advance) and get your ticket from the admission office which is next to the cafe and shop. When they... More