Gedenkstätte Deutscher Widerstand

 

The German Resistance Memorial Center

is a site of remembrance, political studies, active learning, documentation, and research. A wide range of activities document and illustrate resistance to National Socialism. The center's goal is to show how individual persons and groups took action against the National Socialist dictatorship from 1933 to 1945 and made use of what freedom of action they had.

Opening of the new permanent exhibition

As  of July 2, 2014, the German Resistance Memorial Center is presentings the new permanent exhibition “Resistance against National Socialism” in the historical rooms where the attempted coup of July 20, 1944, took place. The entire social breadth and ideological diversity of the fight against the National Socialist dictatorship is are documented in 18 topic areas. The barrier-free permanent exhibition is accompanied by a wide range of media and materials, along with an audio guide in seven languages and a video guide in German Sign Language.

The funding for the redesign of the permanent exhibition was kindly provided by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media and the Berlin LOTTO Foundation.

We look forward to your visit!
Opening hours and public transport connections are available here.


Opening hours on July 19, 2014 and July 20, 2014:

July 19, 2014    10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
July 20, 2014    1:15 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Commemorative courtyard of the German Resistance Memorial Center; © 2014 Gedenkstätte Deutscher Widerstand

Commemorative courtyard of the German Resistance Memorial Center

Permanent exhibition, topic 4: Resistance from the Workers' Movement; © 2014 Gedenkstätte Deutscher Widerstand

Topic 4: Resistance from the Workers' Movement

Permanent exhibition, topic 9: Stauffenberg and the Assassination Attempt of July 20, 1944; © 2014 Gedenkstätte Deutscher Widerstand

Topic 9: Stauffenberg and the Assassination Attempt of July 20, 1944

Permanent exhibition, topic 13: Resistance by Young People; © 2014 Gedenkstätte Deutscher Widerstand

Topic 13: Resistance by Young People