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Janine Henschel
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T: +49 (0)30 - 847 123 73 - 2
F: +49 (0)30 - 847 123 73 - 9

Seminar room for prearrangement and reworking

Several guided tours in many languages

Free entry for tour leaders (one person per 20 group participants)

All text in the exhibition also in English

Publications for your museum visit

A journey to a bygone state
The protective wall and barbwire shielded the GDR from the outside world, while, on the inside, the Stasi was watching. But what was life in socialism like? Did it only consist of Spreewald gherkins, nudism and concrete-slab buildings? Or of full employment and queueing? The GDR-Guide shows the life in a long gone state on 160 pages. 42 exciting chapters written by experts of the DDR Museum and more than two hundred photos and many illustrations, vividly present everyday life in the GDR. The entertaining book about the GDR – and additionally the ideal companion for the visit of the DDR Museum‘s permanent exhibition.
GDR-Guide in the online-shopA journey to a bygone state
Quiz cards about the Berlin Wall
Nowadays, one can hardly imagine the border straight through Berlin: it separated families, friends and colleagues. For almost 30 years, people were locked in. At least 136 people lost their lives in attempts to overcome it. On the 9th of November 1989, a whole nation celebrated its fall. After 20 years, people have forgotten or pushed things out of their memories. The DDR Museum will test your knowledge with tricky questions in a fun way. Suitable for the whole family – whether you’re playing alone or in a group, and for GDR connoisseurs and GDR novices alike!
Wall-Quiz in the online-shopQuiz cards about the Berlin Wall
Quiz cards with 162 questions and answers
What is a ›Broiler‹? Were you allowed to overtake on the motorways in the GDR? Did Helmut Kohl really want to get out? The DDR Museum has used irony and wit to bring together some brain teasing questions. There is much to be learnt from this game and lots of fun to be had, whether you’re playing alone or in a group, and for GDR connoisseurs and GDR novices alike!
GDR-Game in the online-shopQuiz cards with 162 questions and answers
Quiz, first level of difficultyPDF, 0.52 MB
Quiz, second level of difficultyPDF, 0.26 MB