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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  • My family and I are big fans of the German Museum in Bonn. We were there so many times, but always found something new and interesting. It is perfect especially the children know a little to give.
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  • The permanent exhibition is always worth a visit. Because the visit is free of charge, you can also just come. This children's story is alive and when the parents memories are awake. Highly recommended!
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  • Spent an interesting morning here and could have stayed longer. English audio tour useful - remember to take your own headphones. Detailed history of Germany post war and interesting social history of...  more »
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