Guided tours

Since June, the Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial again offers guided tours in both English and German. In compliance with health and safety-regulations the 90-minutes tours include the underground cell section as well as the exterior area, while the new prison building is currently closed for visitors. Guided tours in English start daily at 11:45 am, 2:15 pm and 3:45 pm. Guided tours in German are proposed daily from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, every half hour.

Visitors are required to wear a mask on the site. Reusable masks can be purchased at the visitor service for €5.00.

Since the tours are limited to 14 participants, visitors are required to pre-register with visitor service under 0049 30 / 98 60 82 30 or besucherdienst@stiftung-hsh.de.

According to the SARS-CoV-2 infection protection ordinance of the state of Berlin, we are obliged to record the contact details of our visitors. Please be on site in good time before the tour begins.

Additionally, our permanent exhibition “Imprisoned in Hohenschönhausen – Testimonies of political persecution 1945-1989” is open daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Audioguides for the exhibition are available at the visitor desk for free in German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Danish and Russian.

Also notice that our lockboxes are currently unavailable, so please avoid bringing bulky luggage.

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.

Due to the current situation, the special exhibition will remain closed for the time being.

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Biographies

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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Other biographies

Historical location

Kellergefaengnis Zelle

Explore the area

Permanent Exhibition

Ausstellung Detail

Get to know the exhibition

How to get here

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