Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn

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Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland includes a historical cartoon gallery with more than 75,000 political cartoons and caricatures. This museum covers Germany from 1945 to the present. Exhibits explain the Peaceful Revolution and tell how Germany has overcome its period of division. Experience the tumultuous recent past of this nation with documents, photos, films, sound recordings, and artworks. Relics from both sides of the wall illustrate the stark contrast in the lifestyles of people from East and West Germany. You can download an audio guide from the website. Make Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland a centerpiece of your Bonn vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bonn travel planner.
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  • This museum is easily one of the better museums I've visited. Very large, very well thought-out, engaging, informational and insightful. I spent several hours working my way through the museum, which....  more »
  • Tons of artifacts from the end of WWII to reunification, clearly and engagingly presented. Educational AND entertaining. Don't miss it! Get the guided tour on the smartphone app (free).  more »
  • A wonderful museum with enough information in English for those, like me, with no German. The exhibitions give great insight into the development of Germany since 1945. I have been back several times and taken visitors.
  • Perfect for Historians From 1945 on words it's well documented and one can spend hours there, it's great for older kids but below 8 it's more perusing through. For adults perfect to go alone so as to enjoy.

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