Temporary closure

In order to prevent the further spread of the corona virus, the Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial will be closed to visitors from Saturday, March 14th until 19th of April. During this time there will be no guided tours or seminars and our exhibitions will remain closed. This measure has been decided in agreement with the responsible cultural authorities (Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa) for all memorials and museums in Berlin. We regret this measure, but consider it necessary in view of the current situation. We thank you for your understanding.

The visitor service is closed until further notice. E-mails will be answered as soon as the memorial reopens.

The refund for already paid guided tours during this period may take some time due to given reasons. Thank you for your understanding.

How to get here

Genslerstraße 66, 13055 Berlin
Phone: 030 / 98608230
Open: 9 am - 6 pm

Special exhibition - Stasi in Berlin

Stasi in Berlin Mauerverlauf 3

Until 30 December 2020, open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Admission free.

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Fricke Karl Wilhelm Karl Wilhelm Fricke
The freelance journalist documented openly political persecution and injustice in the GDR in both press and radio in the 1950s. He was one of several hundred people who were abducted by the Ministry of State Security in West Berlin.

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Kellergefaengnis Zelle

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Ausstellung Detail

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