Skip to main content

The exhibition on the Stasi documents archive

In June 2018, the exhibition "Insight into Secrets" opened in "House 7" at the Stasi headquarters, with the aim of making the Stasi documents archive and its significance for the present more comprehensible.

Ausstellung "Einblick ins Geheime"
Ausstellung "Einblick ins Geheime" BStU / Popa

Why and in what way did the Stasi store and process all the information? Why do the files still exist today, what do they contain and what can they show? On four floors, the exhibition tells the story of how the documents were created and uses individual fates to illustrate the effects this could have on those affected.
Additional information
Opening hours:

Monday to Friday: 10am to 6pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11am to 6pm

Admission is free.

There are only a few parking spaces available on the premises.