Memorial to the Homosexuals Persecuted under the National Socialist Regime

Memorial to the Homosexuals Persecuted under the National Socialist Regime

Hidden Memorial in Tiergarten

Mahnmal für zur NS-Zeit verfolgte Homosexuelle – © Times / Wikimedia

The memorial was designed by the Danish-Norwegian artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset and was inaugurated on May 27th 2008. The 3.60-meter high and 1.90-meter wide concrete cube stands on the edge of the Tiergarten. Through an imbedded window, one can watch a short film with two men kissing each other. Situated at the memorial is a commemorative tablet in German and English language, which also commemorates the persecution of homosexual people in the German Federal Republic and the DDR.

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Ebertstraße
10117 Berlin Mitte

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To: Ebertstraße
10117 Berlin

daily unlimited. Publicly accessible - open around the clock