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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  • During the visit of the there are certainly numerous exhibits that remind of childhood or past life sections for the older ones among us. I realized it, there is much need for explanation yet for the next generation. Very interesting.
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  • When I visit, it is one of the favourite excursion destinations. Very well structured. Informative, and admission is free!
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  • The exhibition features an extensive collection of artifacts from the daily life. This "Detection moments" often are. Even the juxtaposition of East and West Germany is very nice.
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