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At NS Documentation Centre of the City of Cologne, you can pay tribute to the victims of Nazi atrocities at Cologne's former Gestapo headquarters. The prisoners and victims who were here wrote the more than 1,800 epitaphs and inscriptions on the prison's walls. Don't miss the exhibit documenting the city's own experience under Nazism. To visit NS Documentation Centre of the City of Cologne on your holiday in Cologne, and find out what else Cologne has to offer, use our Cologne.
NS Documentation Centre of the City of Cologne Reviews
For €5.50 per adult this place is a bargain. I would recommend the English audio guide for an extra €2 each because the information is endless. If you like your second world war history then you'll..... more »
Been to Cologne 4 times and never been here so did this on the 5th. Less than 5 euros to get in and was there for around an hour and a half. The top 2 floors have lots of information and photos but... more »
A creepy building that has witnessed many tragedies. It is a pity that a lot of the written explanations are only in german. But I suppose that you can find guided tours in your own language. When I was there there were many students with teachers/speakers, so it seems that the place is very active in this regard. I would not recommend the visit if you are already feeling depressed.
Great museum with an insane amount of information and media. I like the arrangement throughout the different rooms, and the atmosphere, as the original walls, floor, and the entire building structure have been preserved. The basement prison and the bunker are impressive, with plenty of food for thought. The entry ticket is 4.50€, and the lockers (for backpacks and coats) are free of charge. Kudos to the friendly and helpful personnel! Absolutely recommended.
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