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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  • It just gave me chills! The museum is organized in different halls, each representing the history of Germany from WW2 to nowadays. It is so rich and memorable, very well organized and you can just fee...  more »
  • Was allready the second time in 1 year. First of all it is for free. If you can walk half a mile, there are plenty of public car spaces. It is about the entire history of Germany, starting from 2. Wor...  more »
  • Please note the roof is currently being repaired, so a lot of the museum isn't accessible until around December 2017. The temporary exhibition on cars is an interesting insight in to post WW2 Germany,...  more »