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Museum in der Runden Ecke, Leipzig

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
Once the office of the Stasi (secret police) in Communist East Germany, Museum in der Runden Ecke now serves as a museum and details the history, structure, and methods of the Stasi. Explore the former offices and study surveillance devices, counterfeit stamps, disguises, and more. You can also see a faithful reproduction of a cell from the former Leipziger Stasi detention center for prisoners awaiting trial. Don't miss the exhibit dedicated to the Peaceful Revolution, which overcame the 40-year dictatorship. Audio guides are available, but guided tours must be booked in advance. Make Museum in der Runden Ecke a part of your Leipzig vacation plans using our Leipzig journey planning site.
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  • A bit disappointing, but interesting history if you dont know much about it. The museum is very small and old but worth a visit if DDR and Stasi interest you.  more »
  • Museum containing Stasi artefacts in a historic building. Worth a visit, and it's free. Note that everything is in German, however.  more »
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  • A lot of information. You can easily spend a couple of hours there. Would be great if English text was added.
  • The museum is free and all the explainer placards are written in German only, but with Google Translate and the English audio guide this is a really interesting and informative museum. I highly recommend visiting, even if it looks pretty dingy.
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