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The Peenemunde Historical Technical Information Center

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Great Place To Visit

I visited this location on a day trip to Peenemunde although I did take a one to one tour with... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
A bucket list destination for those interested in history and it's effects.

This is often portrayed as the birthplace of the space program. However, the space program was a... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
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Im kraftwerk, 17449 Peenemunde, Usedom Island, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
+49 171 9907630
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I would like to think this is like Cape Canaveral in the US but such analogy would do a disservice to all the history this place contains. First you need to find it, even the walk from the parking lot to the entrance is not...More

1  Thank Pedro R
Reviewed 6 August 2018

It's the cradle of space technology and rockets - and it's one of Germany's darkest places of history... It also shows how mendacious the allied acted to use the knowledge of German engineers for their interests after the Second World War. In addition, there are...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

I visited this location on a day trip to Peenemunde although I did take a one to one tour with Reiner Sigmund earlier in the day on a Historische Rundfart Tour which was one of the best tours I have taken. After that tour finished...More

1  Thank robbly
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This is often portrayed as the birthplace of the space program. However, the space program was a fortunate by-product of what this place was actually designed for. Interestingly, the museum is keen to point out what the place was about (WMD manufacturing) very early on....More

3  Thank Multiplexrc
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This is the birthplace of Space age with first Rocket and Cruise Missile developed and tested at this place. I am not sure why German government doesn't promote this awesome place. For every space enthusiast this is must visit place. It's amazing to see team...More

Thank VikramVI
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is the birthplace of all modern space exploration, it's where Hitler had his scientists develop the rocket technology that he hoped to rule the world with. A lot of what was originally here has been destroyed by bombing or dismantled and removed by the...More

2  Thank JackoMiddlesbrough
Reviewed 12 July 2018

A bit of Nazy German past, dismantled by the Soviets and sort of preserved/recreated by East Germans, whose historic sensitives are very different from West Germans. Thus, a bit of a different angle that helps one better understand how the rocket programm ever got started...More

Thank akaluzny
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I think how you feel about this place will be very variable depending on your interests and expectations. The site is not particularly well signed after you reach the vicinity. There seems to be several 'attractions' in the area and some overall signage would be...More

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

The site is actually a bit difficult to find as s8gns are lacking when you get close. You have to remember to have coins for parking as only coins are accepted. The museum shows one incim0lete replica of a v2 rocket and a v1 rocket...More

Thank soren k
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We arrived ten minutes before the opening time on a Monday and there people cueing to get in. The museum is laid out in a well organised way and by following the arrows you are led on a chronological journey through the development of rocketry...More

1  Thank Jackie M
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