Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig, Leipzig

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Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig, a state-run museum about post-World War II Germany, brings history alive with artifacts, photos, text, and videos in a condensed, well-curated exhibition space. Learn about the history leading up to the division of Germany, everyday life under the communist dictatorship of the German Democratic Republic, and the reunification process, as well as the lasting effects of the division. Though the exhibit is in German, an English information booklet is available. With our custom trip planner, Leipzig attractions like Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • A huge museum; one side devoted to West German perspectives on the DDR and the other with information and artefacts from the DDR. Also films about post-unification and temporary exhibitions, all for.....  more »
  • this miraculous museum somehow manages to immerse you - about as far as you'd ever want to be immersed - in the GDR and make you feel both its oppression and, somehow, its loss. A true experience.  more »
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  • Extraordinary interesting museum and a must visit in Leipzig. Free entrance and well-thought exhibitions make us turn every time we visit the city! 10/10, thumbs up!
  • A must for any German that wants to remember the DDR times and not all was bad. It is a complete FREE ACCESS. Donations are welcome. It goes over three levels and even I got chills and some bit of tears in my eyes. To remember such historic event. Leipzig is rich of history and beauty.
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