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. Make German National Museum of Contemporary History a centerpiece of your Bonn vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bonn travel planner .
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  • The history of Germany since 1945; the only downside as often, there is no French translation and English is minimalist.
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  • I am a history teacher and I have been to quiete a few museums bit this one is exceptional. All the exhibitions are presented in a smart, educating and entertaining way which invites to experience his...  more »
  • The best Museum I've seen in Bonn, interactive, dynamic, Visual, strong German Nazism tells story to date retracing the historic route through suggestive of cinema of the time, reconstruction-era prisons, bar counters, documents very interesting and much more. It's free and definitely worth a visit if you are in Bonn! Super recommended
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