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News

Our new Volvo arrived yesterday!

12 Aug 2010 by Melanie Alperstaedt
I would like to show you some pictures of our new Volvo! It was a state carriage in the GDR and was restored during the last months. It will be an exhibit in our new exhibition and like the Trabi, the visitors are allowed to touch it and to get in.
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Exhibition

My first visit of the future exhibition space!

27 Jul 2010 by Admin
Today I had the first possibility to see the future exhibition and restaurant space, after my stay abroad.
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I would like to show you the logo of our new restaurant "Domklause"!

22 Jul 2010 by Melanie Alperstaedt
This is our logo for the DDR Restaurant Domklause!
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Exhibition

New pictures of our site!

19 Jul 2010 by Melanie Alperstaedt
A new wall is build, another one is torn down. A visitor would see a lot of building site rubble and stones and to walk around could be dangerous. Nevertheless, I took some pictures for you, to keep you up to date.
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Exhibition

A first visit on our construction site: EXCITING !

9 Jul 2010 by Melanie Alperstaedt
The construction work started some days ago. Beginning from today, I will visit the construction site everyday. I will take pictures of everything, the changes, the details, the restaurant, the shop and so forth...
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News

The DDR Museum doubles its Exhibition Space!

10 Jun 2010 by Melanie Alperstaedt
Four years after the opening, I can spread happy news! The DDR Museum enlarges its exhibition. The whole team is very excited about that and we are already working on the concept. The construction work starts in the next few days and should be finished in September.
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Exhibition

Exercises with grenades...

24 Mar 2010 by Melanie Alperstaedt
where common during the physical education and military education in GDR schools. The general education system wanted to prepare the children to deal with hand grenades, anti-personal mines and weapons during their military service in the NVA. So they let them exercise with dummies!
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Event

The DDR Museum was one of the most visited museums during the Long Night of the Museums!

4 Mar 2010 by Melanie Alperstaedt
Do you know the Long Night of The Museums? It is a very special evening, because a lot of museums open untill 2 a.m.. So do we, two times a year.
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Social Media

Become a Fan of the DDR Museum on Facebook!

3 Mar 2010 by Melanie Alperstaedt
Since some weeks, the DDR Museum has got a fan page on facebook. If you do not know facebook, I recommand you to read the article on Wikipedia to get a first impression.
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Retrospect

2009 - A very successful year for the DDR Museum

14 Jan 2010 by Melanie Alperstaedt
2009 is gone, but it was a very good year for the museum. 398.592 people from all over the world had a hands-on experience of history during their visit of the DDR Museum.
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News

The DDR Museum is the 11th Most Visited Museum in Berlin

13 Nov 2009 by Admin
The Senate's Department of Science, Research and Culture of Berlin published the attendances of the most visited museums in Berlin. The 20th most visited museums in Berlin are:
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App

Everybody can get our bestselling games as an iPhone-App!

29 Oct 2009 by Admin
Our two bestseller, the GDR-Game and the Wall-Game are available as animated games for the iPhone.
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Event

Berlin’s 25th Long Night of the Museums

1 Sep 2009 by Admin
The Long Night of the Museums has long been a highlight in the Berlin calendar, attracting a loyal following of locals, as well as visitors from all corners of the globe.
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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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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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Social Media

DDR Museum on twitter

14 Jul 2009 by Admin
Follow us on twitter to get the latest news and events in and about the DDR Museum: twitter.com/ddrmuseum
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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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