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Event

Sandmann lecture at the DDR Museum

26 Aug 2009 by Admin
Yesterday's evening was characterized bay the famous and popular Sandmann. Dr. Volker Petzold. Author of the book „The big East-West Sandman encyclopedia" (German edition), abducted the audience into the world of the "phenomenon sandman" and he described the background and history of this "interesting, media-historical character".
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DDR Museum

The New Website is Complete: Let`s Talk About Our new Online Shop

24 Aug 2009 by Melanie Alperstaedt
We are proud to present the new online Shop at our website. It is the result of hard work!
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Tip

Memory of the Hitler-Stalin-Pact

20 Aug 2009 by Melanie Alperstaedt
History never is one-sided, but complex. Many occurrences are mutuallydependend, cohere with each other or have unexpected effects at the second glance. In the year of the 20th jubilee of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the focus in the media lies on our own remembrance; the German history.
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Event

The Blues Mass was a success!

21 Jul 2009 by Melanie Alperstaedt
Hollys Blues Band played an amazing concert, Dirk Moldt and Bernd Schröder commemorated old times and the rapper Prinz Pi enthused hundrets of young people!
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Retrospect

We Enjoy our 3rd Birthday!

14 Jul 2009 by Melanie Alperstaedt
Today, we celebrate the third birthday of the DDR Museum. There is no official party, but the director invites us for dinner in a nice restaurant.
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Donation

Stand to Attention! A very special Donation

14 Jul 2009 by Melanie Alperstaedt
A special highlight of the last few days was the visit of a unit of the German armed forces. The group comes from the Dahme-Spree-Barracks and they do not only wanted to visit the DDR Museum. Before they got their guided tour, which was planned within the framework of a political educational trip, they donated a tapestry, which is in a very good condition.
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Press

Mike Kraus for PBS from New York

14 Jul 2009 by Melanie Alperstaedt
The last two days, I met journalists from two different continents: Mike Kraus from New York and several journalists from Hong Kong.
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My favorite Exhibit

26 May 2009 by Melanie Alperstaedt
I like the exhibition very much, because it is so entertaining and interactive. In each corner, you can do something: Sit down in a Trabi, open a closet or trying on some cloth.
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Published

GDR-Game: a nice party game!

26 May 2009 by Melanie Alperstaedt
The GDR-Game was published in 2007 and since then, the DDR Museum sold thousands of it. Most people play it with their family to learn something about the GDR, but it is also a very nice game for your next birthday party.
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Event

Meeting of the participators of the "Long Night of the Museums"

13 May 2009 by Melanie Alperstaedt
Yesterday, I went to a meeting of the participating museums on the Long Night of the Museums. It was very interesting, but also very difficult to make decisions, because so many people have so many different interests!
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