DDR Museum publishes new exhibition guide

Berlin, August 24, 2017 – The DDR Museum Verlag releases the »DDR-Guide. A Companion to the Permanent Exhibition« in English. For 5,90 € it is the perfect companion for visiting the interactive permanent exhibition of the DDR Museum. On 199 pages, it offers a wide range of information about the life in the DDR. 66 chapters, written by the DDR Museum’s experts, are complemented with over two hundred pictures and graphics.

Particularly interesting aspects of the DDR-history are illustrated through the 17 central objects. Concise and entertaining yet informative text by the three authors take the readers on a short time travel to a bygone state. Hence, the »DDR-Guide« is the ideal attendant for visiting the DDR Museum. Simultaneously, it can be used as key literature about the life in the DDR. The »DDR-Guide« is released as one of the few books dealing with “The Life in the DDR” in foreign languages. The translation to Italian, Spanish and French is already planned.

  • Title: »DDR Guide. A Companion to the Permanent Exhibition«

  • 66 chapters on 199 pages, over 200 pictures and graphics

  • Authors: Sören Marotz (Head of Exhibition), Elke Sieber (Research Assistant),

    Dr. Stefan Wolle (Head of Research)

  • Available for 5,90 € in the shop of the DDR Museum and in regular bookstores