You will find all the important information about your visit to the DDR Museum as well as on-site testing options in our individual safety concept.

Safety Concept

Collection trilogy: »GDR in Objects 1949-1990«

30 years after reunification, the DDR Museum has published the first two illustrated books »GDR in Objects 1949-1990«. Scientifically edited and historically classified, each volume shows more than 1,100 objects on 400 pages on the topics of everyday life, home and consumption as well as leisure, culture and travel from the largest museum collection on the DDR. The German and English language books are available in the museum shop as well as in the online shop of the DDR Museum. The third volume will be published on the topics of work, economics and politics.

Online Shop

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 DDR at a glance.

The exhibition

Objects Database

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

The exhibition

The permanent exhibition tells the history of the DDR using numerous original artefacts and other objects.

Online Tickets

No need to wait – purchase your tickets for the DDR Museum online and skip the line. It saves time and money!