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DDR Museum

Museums, History Mitte
3 out of 5 stars
(1user review)
DDR Museum

This is 'Ostalgia' in action. Touch screens, sound effects and even the 'DDR Game' mean that the more distasteful aspects of East German life are cheerfully glossed over. The museum is essentially a collection of DDR memorabilia, from travel tickets to Palast der Republik serviettes. Climb inside the Trabi or sit on a DDR couch in a DDR living room where you can watch DDR TV. Information on the Stasi gets the interactive treatment too - you can pretend to be a Stasi officer and listen in on a bugged flat.


Venue name: DDR Museum
Address: Karl Liebknecht Strasse 1

Opening hours: Open 10am-8pm Mon-Fri, Sun; 10am-10pm Sat
Transport: S5, S27, S9, S75 Hackescher Markt
Price: Admission €5.50; €3.50 reductions
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The DDR museum sells itself as being a hands on museum and it really is and it's great because of it.
The museum details the history of the DDR life in east Berlin and it does so with memorabilia from that time, with clothes you can try on, objects you can touch, cupboards that you can open and buttons that you can push. The interactive element seemed to really hold kids and adults interest. I learnt a lot at this attraction and to be honest I didn't think I would.
Well worth the money and a really well put together museum.