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Topography of Terror

Berlin, Germany
4.7 / 39
Memorial complex dedicated to the victims of the Nazi regime. It is located on the territory where the headquarters of the SS and SD was located. The complex is a whole group of expositions, memorials, open-air exhibitions, preserved administrative buildings of the Third Reich, cellars and barracks. The Topography of Terror began operating in 1987. The total exhibition area is more than 800 m².
Address:Niederkirchnerstraße 8, Berlin
Phone:+49 30 2545090
Hours:monday: 10:00–20:00 tuesday: 10:00–20:00 wednesday: 10:00–20:00 thursday: 10:00–20:00 friday: 10:00–20:00 saturday: 10:00–20:00 sunday: 10:00–20:00

Such an experience, so well done. Worth visiting if only to see the outside displays and a large section of the Berlin Wall but the exhibition inside.. Read more »
Lots of info, lots of pictures. The current exhibition on Speer is fascinating. Takes a while to read all of the panels. Entrance is free, definite.. Read more »
It's so important that this museum exists and that it's free. This cannot be forgotten. I was pleased to see groups of students there with their teach.. Read more »
Very interesting place to understand what happened during Hitler 's time Very sad to see and to know what was here before One recommendation, please.. Read more »
FANTASTIC! This is a free museum where you will learn in an excellent detail the history of Germany and Europe during Hitler dominance. Real photos, w.. Read more »
The visit was jaw dropping and emotional. I was in tears at the end of it and I still can't understand how humans can be so cruel. This museum is trul.. Read more »
Very interesting and had a lot of information on the war and all the terrible things that happened in Germany at the time. The panels were nice and we.. Read more »
Great if you want to learn about WW2. Personally not a fan of the style of the exhibit as I feel I could get about the same results from online source.. Read more »
I appreciate the mission of this place, positioned on a site of historic significance in front of a substantial segment of the old wall. They're doing.. Read more »
Extensive information and displays of different aspects of the war, from both a political and social standpoint. We started at the “end” of the displ.. Read more »
It's good for a free museum but not a favorite - feels like they just printed pages/pictures from a textbook. But very informative
Very informative display. It's cool to be able to read some of the life of the people involved in what the Berlin Wall became. It reads chronology, fr.. Read more »
So much information, presented in a palatable way, they don't mince words, it's a very open accurate depiction of the rise of the Nazis. Would recomme.. Read more »
I read and learned a lot about the rise of Nazism and World War II in school when I was a teenager. It was revolting, and somewhat hard at the time to.. Read more »
Very well done. Entrance is free, as it should. More is needed though, due to the nature of the events that took place. It is quiet inside.
Topography of terror, a museum and a memorial, that provides a written information with photographs or you can take an audio guide, that tells about t.. Read more »
Typography of Terror was an enlightening display of the history of WW2. It was very well presented in English and German with a very thorough audiogui.. Read more »
Very well documented. The presentation is also great. Really makes you appreciate the value of having a working democracy. Never take it for granted!
Definitely a must visit in Berlin. Amazing place to take a look at one of the most impactful events of history. Very well made, the staff are amazing.. Read more »
Really good for a free educational museum. I'm usually not a fan of focusing on the events around WW2, or war in general, but it is very important th.. Read more »
Very well preserved and informative site, my 4 stars are because of the lack of seating, if you read about half of what is written you might be standi.. Read more »
Extremely impressive. The exposition leads you in a fast but comprehensive pace through WW II, focusing on both it's main events as well as interestin.. Read more »
While it's definitely a must go to place, they didn't address some important events that led to WW2. Kristallnacht was barely mentioned which is one o.. Read more »
Very interesting place to check out if you have the time. There are a lot of stories about the history of Berlin and Germany. Very inspiring!
Really informative and well worth a visit. There is a lot of reading, but it's very interesting. Not a place for kids as they get bored. The segment .. Read more »
Soooo much information here, you could spend hours here. They have audio guides that you can use for free or you can pull up the guides on your phone .. Read more »
It is a rich collection of history. The pictorial representation and audio made me feel like I was walking through time. It was truly a fascinating an.. Read more »
A must visit when you're in Berlin, it's extremely interesting, well done and very important. On top of that, it's free.
Great museum to learn the rise and fall of the nazis. Very sad to learn all the horror they caused. The museum has a great chronological exhibition wh.. Read more »
They should text it in danish as well, besides that, a must see, very interesting
An incredible place. I found d the experience of visiting to be one that was utterly poignant and deeply powerful. It really is a must if you are visi.. Read more »
We have learned nothing. This place is a good place to start if you need a reminder.
One of the most insightful places I have been in the world. A must visit to understand the pain a reign unleashed on Germany and the wonderful city of.. Read more »
Excellent way to learn the history that led to the atrocities of the Gestapo and the SS. Free entrance, with a free audio-guide in many languages, and.. Read more »
Very interesting and truly gave another insight than you normally get. The museum is free and you can scan a QR code with 13 different languages. Also.. Read more »
Excellent history of the Gestapo and SS. Many pictures and lots to read. I found the comments in orange made by historians to be the most interesting... Read more »
Really good done. Pictures illustrate very good those times. The wall or a part of it is still there. Free to visit and near check point charlie, like.. Read more »
A must see. Makes you wonder how many more pictures are not exhibited. The enormous impact on so many ordinary people's life of the wwII is still incr.. Read more »
incredible exhibition with lots on information with a great-clear layout that allows you to follow up the whole exhibit definitely a must if youre in .. Read more »
A very interesting place, even more impressed by the fact it was free entry and there’s an audio guide option available for your phone. I’d definitely.. Read more »
A place everyone have to go and visit
Amazing and free! Ask for the audioguide
A great museum. Loads of information & documented proof about the atrocities during the Hitler regime, incl the organisations that were involved. Exam.. Read more »
Great museum. You can follow the exhibition from your phone, as an Audioguides. Bring earplugs (you can also use the once at the facility). Very deta.. Read more »
Very interesting, love that it's free and there's a free Audioguide too
Friendly and helpful staff, nice and spacious Museum with a great collection of photographs and stories.
Germany does a wonderful job of acknowledging its past. It can be intense to get through at times in terms of reading the evidence, but also the volu.. Read more »