German National Museum of Contemporary History, Bonn

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History Museum
German National Museum of Contemporary History includes a historical cartoon gallery with more than 75,000 political cartoons and caricatures. This museum covers Germany from 1945 to the present. Exhibits explain the Peaceful Revolution and tell how Germany has overcome its period of division. Experience the tumultuous recent past of this nation with documents, photos, films, sound recordings, and artworks. Relics from both sides of the wall illustrate the stark contrast in the lifestyles of people from East and West Germany. You can download an audio guide from the website. Using our online itinerary creator, Bonn attractions like German National Museum of Contemporary History can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Wonderfully structured representation of recent history. Very graphically represented for young and old. Good additional exhibitions.
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  • The Contemporary History Museum really demonstrate the history of the last century and is really worth the visit. It clarifies explains and doesn't judge or weigh the facts. That is up to you If you a...  more »
  • Educational and entertaining at the same time permanent exhibition not only for historians, but for the whole family. Also very interesting temporary exhibitions, such as "the Germans and their car. Worth a trip into Museum Mile, where the Museum of fine arts and the Bundeskunsthalle have always something to offer. A visit of the Rheinauenparkes can be connected.
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