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Die Welt der DDR

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Relive the DDR times in a small museum

This small museum (you need about an hour) shows a lot of stuff from the DDR era (although I also... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
MMBV68
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Velsen, The Netherlands
Very good

Really interesting display of artefacts from the old DDR with lots of interesting information to... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Pamela W
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St Austell, United Kingdom
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15 Aug 2018
“Relive the DDR times in a small museum”
15 Apr 2018
“Very good”
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Antonstrasse 2A, 01097 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a collection of memorabilia / daily use items from the DDR times with a few captions. Probably the best part was seeing a Trabant car in person :). Signage is all in German, and there are QR codes that you can follow...More

Thank juliecanada2015
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Tucked away as it is on the first floor of a shiny shopping centre, in Dresden's new town, this museum provides a rather ironic overview of daily life in the old socialist East Germany. Items are organised coherently to recreate such delights as an east...More

Thank artgarfheinkel
Reviewed 7 September 2018

This small museum on the second floor of a shopping arcade was not highlighted in some of the travel guides, but we found it very interesting, well done and surprisingly empty of tourists. Located in the center of the Neustadt, a pleasant walk across the...More

Thank Rexflash
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This small museum (you need about an hour) shows a lot of stuff from the DDR era (although I also saw many things we had in The Netherlands at the same time). There's not a lot of explanation, so use your imagination. The Museum store...More

Thank MMBV68
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

The museum is not very big but it has a lot of exibits. I really liked that they were display thematically - there was a pharmacy, music shop, grocery store but also a school, few living rooms and kitchens, a bathroom and more. As a...More

Thank Paola P
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Really interesting display of artefacts from the old DDR with lots of interesting information to read about each section. Would recommend to anyone interested in DDR times.

Thank Pamela W
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I'm afraid I suffer from a bit of Ostalgie, and I'm not even a German! I love reading accounts and novels set in the DDR era. This museum is nicely laid out, very spacious and had typical clothes, rooms, cars, businesses & military examples from...More

3  Thank DavyPaul
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I lived in Berlin in the 80s and this museum brought back a lot of memories from my visits to the East. It is small and there are a lot of exhibits, some kind of crammed together. Staff was friendly and spoke english. Worth the...More

1  Thank Julie C
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Very small space so you needn't allow for much time to visit but it's quite accessible even for anyone with a casual interest in this area. It's not particularly remarkable but a decent visit nonetheless. If you're not a German speaker, each exhibit includes a...More

Thank ShahLaw
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The content is apparently from the Zeitreise DDR museum which closed last year. Too many trabants imho, the caravan and tent attachments are interesting though! Probably too many artefacts for the space, the closed museum was on 4 floors. It's only €4 entry at 1700...More

Thank kuepper
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