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Grenzlandmuseum Eichsfeld e.V.

Duderstaedter Str. 5-7, 37339 Teistungen, Thuringia, Germany
+49 36071 90000
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Excellent insight into a divided Germany

The museum has a wealth of exhibits that clearly illustrate the history and timeline of the... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
David P
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Sydney, Australia
Great view into history

This Museum gives a great view into the history of the Border areas between East and West Germany... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Shelley P
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Vancouver, Washington
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

The museum has a wealth of exhibits that clearly illustrate the history and timeline of the Germany's 'Inner Border'. The displays feature explanations in both German and English and use technology well. The museum building was once part of a major vehicle crossing between West...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This Museum gives a great view into the history of the Border areas between East and West Germany. A lot of information that most westerners never hear or learn about is available here.

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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Visited here on a nice day in May, I recommend to do this museeum in nice weather, and you should have descent shoes as well and allow for at least 3.5 hours. The site is in two parts; the Exhibition in a former control building...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2015

This was a major official border crossing station until 1989, and it was built accordingly to manage a heavy traffic. Little remains of the original control post, which has been partially demolished and partially turned into a nice little museum with several explanations in English....More

Thank Carlo R
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

We had to be in the Gottingen / Northeim area for a family visit and took a day to go see the border museum. It took a bit of hunting on the internet, not knowing how to look for something. I looked for 'East West...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

Very informative and well-maintained exhibit. An unexpected history lesson that we stumbled onto but highly recommend.

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Reviewed 20 September 2014

This is a memorial site with which visitors become quickly immersed in both the interactive, informative displays and the opportunity to observe this once tragic border! This is an opportunity to experience controlling and surveillance in original rooms. The views from the observation tower feels...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

It is not often a museum reduces me to tears, but this one did! The museum is located on the B247 between Duderstadt (to the North) and Teistungen (to the South) on what was one of the main border crossing points between East and West...More

1  Thank IanGH
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Reviewed 4 January 2013

This small museum presents what life was like around the border between East and West Germany in a thought provoking and interesting manner. Bring walking shoes for the self guided walk along the old border and surrounding country side.

Thank Claireincognito
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Reviewed 4 November 2012

Excellent information about the history of the East/West german border. Lots of interesting displays and the opportunity to go up an observation tower. An interesting walk (a few kilometres) along the old border with several bits of fence etc still remaining. Give yourself plenty of...More

Thank Jill v
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