Welcome to one of the most interactive museums in the world!

The DDR Museum provides a unique visitor experience, making it one of Berlin’s most popular museums. Engage all of your senses to enjoy an immersive experience of everyday life in the former East Germany. Covering a range of topics based on sound academic research – everyday life, the Berlin Wall, the Stasi and much more – our exhibition encourages its visitors to touch, feel and interact, so as to gain a fun and rich understanding of the past. Explore all aspects of life behind the Berlin Wall and the workings of the state – the GDR at a glance.

Permanent exhibition

New: Book »GDR Daily Life in 200 Objects«

The GDR illustrated book in paperback format reveals exciting stories about 200 selected objects from the collection of the DDR Museum. Available for order from 1 April 2023.


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The exhibition

The permanent exhibition interactively and vividly tells the story of a bygone state.

Object Database

Browse our online database with its thousands of photographs of objects from the GDR.

Online Tickets

Here you can get day tickets for our permanent exhibition.