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Stasi Museum

Haus 1 Ruschestr. 103, 10365 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 5536854
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The former headquarters of the East German secret police. Today, the exhibition includes surveillance and observation technology such as wires and hidden infra red beamers for photographs at night.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Haus 1 Ruschestr. 103, 10365 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was one of the 2 'pay for' museums we visited in Berlin. I would totally recommend it to anyone who wants to find more about Stasi. Lots of stories, real objects and artifacts (i.e. mini spy cameras and even a door that had been...More

Thank foustoon
Reviewed 2 days ago

we spent an hour + in the building. It was ok, but would have expected more tours in english. I expected a more active welcome.

Thank MartinLAR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a fan of history, spy stories etc. My daughter had told me about the place so we made it the first itinerary of our visit. WHAT A DISAPPOINTMENT. Room after room with nothing more than loads of photographs of ex informers, all with small...More

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very well worth a visit. The overall experience mad me feel slightly nauseous that the state security services had managed to embed themselves so completely in the oversight and repression of the general population. The walkthrough of the offices of Erich Mielke as they were...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are curious to learn more about life within the East German state and how the state tried to monitor and watch the people, this is the right place for you. They have a lot of old photographs and momentos from the Stasi, the...More

Thank Baxter D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Housed in one of the old buildings that constituted the Stasi's headquarters, this museum tells the chilling story of a state security apparatus that had no moral or ethical compass when it came to "protecting" its citizens. From the vans that picked up citizens (tiny...More

1  Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 1 week ago

You never understand that there is the museum when you will see this building, but here was a lot of history. Somebody can say that it's a bit boring, and it's partly true if you decided to explore the area without guid. Its a lot...More

Thank tishinco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite interesting to get a glimpse of the activities that the Stasi were involved in during the cold war.

Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having interest in everything concerning history and Cold war, this time we decided to pay a visit to the Stasi Museum that we did not have time to visit on the previous trip, It is very a very interesting place, since the museum is located...More

1  Thank AnnThi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent exhibition within the huge grounds of the Ministry of State Security. We did the 90 minute English guided tour (it only runs at 3pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday), which provides a great insight into how the Stasi operated before embarking...More

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22 October 2017|
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Response from Krakow1938 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the museum - maybe there'll be a luggage locker at the nearest underground?