+++ Important info +++

The DDR Museum is expected to remain closed until 31 March 2023.

Due to the destruction of the Aquadom and the building, technical installations in particular are out of order. We will reopen after the repair and renovation work. Thank you for your loyalty to the Museum of the Year 2022!


You will find all the important information about your visit to the DDR Museum in our individual safety concept.

Safety Concept

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

Overview special exhibition »A nation and its heroes«

News from the DDR Museum

Until 31 January 2023, the DDR Museum is showing the  special exhibition »A Country and its Heroes - 25 Stories from the GDR«. The free exhibition with texts in German and English can be seen in the foyer of the museum.


More information

Book set »GDR in Objects« Volumes 1 and 2

Offer in the DDR Museum's online shop

Order the first two illustrated volumes of the trilogy »GDR in Objects 1949-1990« in our online shop. On 400 pages each, we show a total of more than 2,000 exciting GDR objects from the collection of the DDR Museum.


Online Shop

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 get day tickets and combined tickets for our exhibitions.