German National Museum of Contemporary History, Bonn

4.7
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 .
Create an itinerary including German National Museum of Contemporary History
map
Places to stay near German National Museum of Contemporary History
German National Museum of Contemporary History Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
835 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The history of Germany since 1945; the only downside as often, there is no French translation and English is minimalist.
    View original
  • 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
    View original

Plan your trip to Bonn

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to German National Museum of Contemporary History by other users

15 days in Aachen BY A USER FROM GERMANY June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Cologne BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Aachen BY A USER FROM GERMANY May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Koblenz BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Duisburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Cologne BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Aachen BY A USER FROM GERMANY June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Dusseldorf BY A USER FROM KUWAIT June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 28 days in Dusseldorf BY A USER FROM NIGERIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Aachen BY A USER FROM PANAMA December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Aachen BY A USER FROM MONGOLIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Dortmund BY A USER FROM UKRAINE April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans