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Gedenkstaette Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen

Genslerstrasse 66, 13055 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 98608230
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Genslerstrasse 66, 13055 Berlin, Germany
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"stasi prison"
in 94 reviews
"english tour"
in 102 reviews
"interrogation rooms"
in 44 reviews
"ex prisoners"
in 25 reviews
"east german"
in 40 reviews
"state security"
in 11 reviews
"first hand"
in 18 reviews
"tour starts"
in 14 reviews
"eye opening"
in 19 reviews
"cold war"
in 47 reviews
"recent history"
in 24 reviews
"fascinating insight"
in 13 reviews
"dark history"
in 9 reviews
"well worth the effort"
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"ticket office"
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"two hours"
in 15 reviews
"interesting place"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A visit to the prison shows the sinister side of history. Brings goose bumps to just walk into the building as a tourist, you can only imagie the past when the Stasi were in control. Well worth a visit to see the dark side of...More

2  Thank cockyconan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very sombre tour that quickly brings about goose-bumps and tears. Even this brave soul couldn't hold back the tears. My daughter and wife cried all the way. This was a great experience that we'll cherish for the rest of our lives

Thank tsareviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one incredible place with a very sinister history. The Stasi used this as their prison and interrogation centre right through until late 1990. This old complex was one of the major highlights of my visit to Berlin. The tour guide was incredibly informative...More

2  Thank zbiggys
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide Christine spoke perfect English and has a masters in history. She was extremely knowledgeable on the subject and answered all questions with excellent detail. Brilliant tour where you can enter the cells. We were also lucky enough to get the tour of...More

1  Thank aculhane
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guide who took us around Hohenschoenhausen was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable and while very serious (disussing a very serious matter), we did catch glimpses of a dry sense of humour. I liked the overarching message that we mustn't take democracy for granted. Highly...More

1  Thank John A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If like me you are interested in Cold War/DDR history: this is a brilliant tour. English tours are 3 times a day, check the website for details, our guide was knowledgeable and, entertaining. €6 per person for a 90min tour is also superb value.

Thank DaveyJ86
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the highlights of our time in Berlin- worth the journey out to. Shown around the site by Franziska Kelch a historian who had a very informative manner and was a mine of information. It was fascinating and very sobering to hear why Germans...More

Thank Bellablue516
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

See this place! It's a bit remote, but you can get there easily with the tram. This place shows the dark side of the DDR and how political and social prisoners were treated from the beginning till the end of the prison. There are English...More

Thank Pieter B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check the tour times via the brochure carefully so you can arrive in enough time. The English speaking tour starts with a 20 minute video so if you’re running a little late it’s ok. Once it’s complete your tour guide takes you through several buildings...More

Thank Laurie L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tour was to long, three hours without a pause or place to take a seat. The place is very interesting but the guided visit was too slow

Thank Natalia L
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lmu1989
23 August 2015|
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Response from agentgibbs | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you email them? I emailed them about something else and they replied very promptly. Look at their website for the address.
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makingrestorations
2 June 2015|
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Response from Steamboat323 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing a specific parking lot. We visited between Christmas and New Year's, and there was plenty of street parking near the entrance. As others have said, this is a side street in a residential area so... More
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MacDutch
16 March 2015|
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Response from Yaz S |
Hi there. You CAN visit and take a tour, even if you're not in a group. No pre-booking is required, just turn up (a bit in advance) and get your ticket from the admission office which is next to the cafe and shop. When they... More
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