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Resolute

We heard the other side of the WW2 story from Jan, our economics undergraduate from Kiel... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Susan C
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London, United Kingdom
Amazing Former Bunker

The museum is housed in a former anti-aircraft bunker. The amazing two meter thick concrete walls... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
mcmonScotland
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Girvan, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

We heard the other side of the WW2 story from Jan, our economics undergraduate from Kiel university. It's a curious town, flattened by Allied bombing, so now wearing ugly (his word) brutallist architecture. Nevertheless, this monolith shows how ordinary citizens sheltered from the fire and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Susan C
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The museum is housed in a former anti-aircraft bunker. The amazing two meter thick concrete walls give an idea and impression of wartime military construction. The exhibits are interesting and spread in various rooms up and down the stairs. There is a mix of historic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mcmonScotland
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Our tour guide pointed this structure out to us. He explained it had been built somewhere between 1943 and 1944. It was built to protect people during the bombings of World War II. The structure could hold about 750 people. Its ceiling was 13 feet...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

A war-time bunker still standing, interesting if you want to see how life was for the average German in the first half of the 20th century with focus on WW2.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Christian S
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting and rewarding to anyone interested in history and society. A special atmonspere. For example has the building a four-meter thick ceiling. Three floors with different exhibitions. All texts are in german but the exhibitions also contains many interesting photos and other objects. Friendly and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Understanding the mass destruction and horrors of war, WW11, viewing the bunkers first hand really illustrates the destruction.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Visited today 11/8/2016 and I had a short introduction by the volunteer, this place as said is an original bunker II WW , well kept in every sense, in someway restored and opened few years ago, because forgotten or they did not want to show,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank EnricoCE
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Kiel was almost obliterated during WW2 and this bunker was one of the few buildings left standing - when you look at the structure you'll understand why! The guy at reception was very friendly in explaining the various exhibits. Unfortunately the majority of displays are...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

It's always interested me how bunkers looked on the inside, and so it was very interesting to see this! It is well maintained and glass windows have been put in where holes were made by British bombs post the war, and you can go on...More

3  Thank elka_3
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Kiel has been a naval harbour for years. Hitler's Kriegsmarine had an important command centre here. This bunker survived the extremly heavy bombing by the Allied air forces. Seeing the thickness of the walls explains why !!

Date of experience: October 2014
13  Thank ragnarotterstad
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