Topography of Terror

Berlin, Germany
5 / 5
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.
Topography of Terror
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


An excellent free museum that provides a very detailed picture of WW2 and some of the horrors of the past using lots of pictures and text. There is also the option to get an audio guide so don’t forget your headphones. You can easily spend a few hour.. Read more »


Exceptional museum featuring a complete collection of black and white pictures and some film clips documenting the darkest days in Berlin history; the building lies near the former Gestapo Headquarters: from the stark, simple glass and concrete stru.. Read more »


Loved it. Free museum but filled with so much information. Enjoyed that they had translation into English for audio too. Definitely worth a visit.


The free audioguide app is a great idea. The contents of the museum are interesting and well structured. Must.


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 volume of material. That shouldn’t put you off, it’s completely manageable and in winter provides wel.. Read more »


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