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Where the past is still alive

Facts and backgrounds to major events and small anecdotes. Moments that have written history: Berlin’s museums present these in an informative and entertaining manner.

Travel through the past, to the world history or daily life of yesteryear. See the great developments in the Deutsches Historisches Museum (German Historical Museum). The Jüdische Museum (Jewish Museum) brings you closer to 2000 years of German-Jewish history. You can gain an insight into the GDR secret service at the Stasi Museum. The Tränenpalast (Palace of Tears) poignantly imparts very personal stories from a divided Berlin. The local history museums in Berlin’s districts convey neighbourhood history to you.