Guided Tours

Indoor public tours in German start daily at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm. Weekends between 10 am to 4 pm, every half an hour and every hour. The maximum participant capacity per public tour is 20 visitors.

English tours daily at 10:40 am, 12:40 pm and at 2:40 pm.

Starting January, 2 2022 every first Sunday of a month a guided tour in Russian will take place.

The exibition "Inhaftiert in Hohenschönhausen" and the special exibition "Stasi in Berlin" are accessible during our opening hours between 9am und 6pm. The exhibitions are free of charge.

An online-registration for a guided tour is recommended.

Corona information for guided tours

Please note: Visits and participation on a tour are only permitted for persons with vaccination or recovered. Wearing a medical mask is mandatory.

Persons of full age vaccinated or recovered have to show a verifiable proof at the entrance accompanied with a photo identification.

Execptions are possible for children and young persons up to the age of 18 as well as persons that can't be vaccinated. They have to show a PCR-test not older than 24 hours, and a photo identification.

Guided tours


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.

To Biography

Other biographies

Booking online

Tickets for individual visitors and small groups up to six people

You would like to visit the former main prison of the East German secret police, the Stasi?
For individual visitors and groups up to six people, we offer daily public tours on fixed times two month ahead.

Booking online

Special exhibition - Stasi in Berlin

Stasi in Berlin Mauerverlauf 3

Until 30 December 2021, open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Admission free.

To the exhibition

Virtual guided tour with Hans-Jochen Scheidler

Scheidler Web2

In our virtual guided tour Hans-Jochen Scheidler speaks about his experiences as political prisoner in the Stasi prison in Berlin-Hohenschönhausen.

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Historical location

Kellergefaengnis Zelle

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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