THE HISTORY OF THE WESTERN POWERS IN BERLIN FROM 1945 TO 1994
From 1945 to 1994, the Western powers shaped political and military events as well as everyday life in Berlin. The Allied Museum brings important chapters of this history to life. The permanent exhibition "How Enemies Became Friends" consists of two parts and can be seen in historical locations: the Outpost Theater and the Nicholson Memorial Library. In the open space between these two museum buildings, the museum displays some of its largest exhibits - including a British airlift plane.
1945 - 1950: FROM THE END OF THE WAR TO THE BERLIN AIRLIFT
The first part of the permanent exhibition in the former Outpost Theater cinema highlights the years 1945 to 1950, focusing on the Allied victory at the end of World War II, the first years of occupation. and the process of democratic renewal. The focus is on the Berlin Airlift during the Soviet blockade in 1948/49.
1951 - 1994 BERLIN: THEATER OF THE COLD WAR
The second part of the permanent exhibition in the Nicholson Memorial Library takes a look at the period from 1951 to 1994. The focus is on the military confrontation between East and West during the Cold War. Berlin was a particularly important theater for the trial of strength between opposing intelligence services. In addition to everyday life in the garrisons, the events from German reunification in 1990 to the withdrawal of the Western powers are also highlighted.
Tuesday - Sunday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission is free of charge.