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Museum im Stasi-Bunker

Lubschutzer Teiche, 04827, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 9612443
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Facinating

I didn't know much about the Stasi when my friend suggested we went to that museum. The place was... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Cristiana M
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Brasilia, DF
Can be depressing - beware

Good summary of the activities of the Stasi in the communist era. Eerie seeing the activities that... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Jon C
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Seattle, Washington
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Refuge for politicians and the Stasi -- the notorious East Geman secret police -- in case of war, the museum depicts how the Stasi worked.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“east germany” (3 reviews)
“audio guide” (4 reviews)
“spy” (2 reviews)
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Lubschutzer Teiche, 04827, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

I didn't know much about the Stasi when my friend suggested we went to that museum. The place was an old base of operation for them, and there was a lot of history. To be fair, the museum isn't really big, and I don't remember...More

Thank Cristiana M
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Good summary of the activities of the Stasi in the communist era. Eerie seeing the activities that they were up to, and the kind of mind control being leveraged on the population. Audio narratives available too. Prepare to spend the better part of a day...More

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

What a interesting museum to visit because people who lived in the west can't comprehend what it must have been like for people living in East Germany at this time with beening spy on every day by your own people the museum has cameras in...More

Thank richyg360
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The Stasi Museum in Leipzig is a chilling place and a must see for all those who think those days are behind us. If you're not a German speaker there are audio guides for Five Euros sure you get one. The guides fully explain what...More

Thank DiningStar
Reviewed 9 February 2016

It is not the best place to learn and understand the East German suppression methods of their secret service (Stasi- Ministerium fuer Staatssicherheit). There is some technical stuff in a bunker, quite far from the clty of Leipzig. The real important historic places for that...More

Thank ThosB B
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The Stasi Museum was very interesting and provided information on what was going on 'behind the wall' during the Cold War. Note - the displays are all in German but you can rent Audio tours in various languages for $4 EU.

1  Thank crummywd
Reviewed 7 October 2015

A fascinating reminder of a sad element of the GDR, so little trust. It is contigoius with a schools museum with some interesting recreations of classrooms - pre first world war, 1930's and 1950's. Free.

1  Thank 490theos
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I learned more from reviewer "GeezerVoyger" than I did at the museum.There were no labels in any language other than German and we didn't see any audio guides. There is so much to see, cameras galore both open and secret, actual series of photos of...More

Thank lizandianp
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Do you want to feel like an spy. This is a place where you will discover a lot about the STASI department.

Thank Abraham M
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This is the museum you HAVE to visit. Here you experience the banality of evil, but banality does not diminish the evil. Be sure to get English headphones if you don't read GermN. The signs are all in German. This is a small museum on...More

Thank Peter C
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