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The DDR Museum's history

  • April 2004 .............. The idea was born and the construction began
  • August 2005 ........... The DDR Museum was founded
  • December 2005 ...... The internet page was opened and the Public Relations work began
  • 15th of July 2006 .... The permanent exhibition opened
  • August 2006 ........... The DDR Museum Verlag was founded
  • December 2006 ....... The exhibition catalogue was published
  • May 2007 ............... The ›DDR-Spiel‹ (GDR-Game) was published
  • 15th of July 2007 .... The museum game was presented in the exhibition
  • January 2008 .......... Nomination for the European Museum of the Year Award 2008
  • March 2008 ............. The visitor centre was opened
  • September 2008....... Founding of the periodic event series
  • Januar 2009............. The ›GDR-Guide‹ was published
  • October 2010............ The second part of the exhibition was opened
  • December 2011......... Nomination for the European Museum of the Year Award 2012
  • November 2012........ Online exhibition “Years of Change” in cooperation with the Google Cultural Institute

     

  • January 2013............ Establishment as the sixth-most visited museum in Berlin
  • February 2013........... Rearrangement of the main entrance area
  • December 2013......... Presentation of the unique Trabi simulation
  • December 2013......... DDR Museum welcomes its three-millionth visitor
  • September 2014........ The game "Bürokratopoly" is published
  • December 2014......... DDR Museum wins the award "Geschichte erinnern - Gegenwart gestalten" for "Bürokratopoly"
  • January 2015............ A new visitor record: 578.000 visitors from all over the world visited the DDR Museum in 2014
  • September 2015....... DDR Museum welcomes its fourth-millionth visitor
  • January 2016........... The DDR Museum hat 584.031 visitors in 2015, a new record for the museum
  • August 2016............ The DDR Museum enlarged its exhibition: Visitors can experience an authentic DDR apartment with five rooms

 

 

The DDR Museum is one of the most visited museums in Berlin.

The DDR Museum's history