German National Museum of Contemporary History, Bonn

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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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  • August 15, 2017
    The permanent exhibition of the history of this House deals with the historical developments relating to Germany since the end of the second world war. On the basis of original documents such as photos, election posters, objects or even sound or image material, this section of the story comes alive. What for many class a must is should be the already here again lead entwachsene the Schuldystem to heart. In addition to the permanent exhibition, the HdG also presents special exhibitions to certain periods or themes.
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  • August 10, 2017
    Who was still not there, has missed something. More than just German history! Just highly interesting! Often changing fundamental themes. Must necessarily be visited!
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  • July 30, 2017
    A very lively tour through the wanted in Germany. Fascinating documents. Great showrooms to individual topics!
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