DDR Museum

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  • Berlin: DDR Museum Tickets

    1. Berlin: DDR Museum Tickets

    Visit the DDR Museum, where the history of East Germany (often called by its German acronym, DDR, instead of the English, GDR) is made tangible. See reconstructions of DDR apartments and learn about daily life under the communist regime. The items in the museum are not hidden away in cases, but wait to be properly discovered. You can pull out drawers, open cupboards, reach inside and browse. Climb into an original Trabant, turn the ignition – and off it goes. Experience an exciting simulated voyage through the prefabricated districts accompanied by the typical Trabant noises. Turn on the television in a typical East German living-room and rifle through the Karat wall-cupboard, one of the most evocative home-furnishings of the GDR era. Smell the spices on the shelf and see the pressure-cooker on the stove. Watch news-reports sitting in an original cinema stall, or dance to Lipsi, East G...

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  • Berlin WelcomeCard: Discounts & Transport Berlin Zones (ABC)

    2. Berlin WelcomeCard: Discounts & Transport Berlin Zones (ABC)

    The Berlin WelcomeCard, available as 48-hours, 72-hours, 4-day, 5-day, or 6-day option, offers a great, cost-effective means to explore the city in-depth. Travel on public transport in fare zones Berlin ABC and receive exclusive discounts of up to 50% with many participating partners. Whether you're taking a city tour or visiting a museum, theater, or restaurant, when you use the Berlin WelcomeCard, you can see all Berlin has to offer at an amazing price. You'll also receive a pocket-size travel guide with lots of tour suggestions and insider tips. Each WelcomeCard includes free transport for up to 3 children between 6 and 14 years old. Children under the age of 6 generally travel for free. Enjoy discounted rates for the following activities and attractions: • Sightseeing tours • Guided city tours • Bike tours • Boat rides • Various attractions • Museums • Theater/stage performances •...

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  • Berlin: WelcomeCard Inner City Travel Ticket AB & Discounts

    3. Berlin: WelcomeCard Inner City Travel Ticket AB & Discounts

    Make the most of Berlin’s top sights and transport connections with a Berlin WelcomeCard (AB). It’s the perfect way to travel, especially if you’re staying in the inner city of Berlin. Journey through the city between transport zones A to B in a cost-effective and stress-free manner. Valid for between 48-hours right up to 6 days, the Berlin WelcomeCard is one of the most flexible all-in-one access cards available. You'll also be given a pocket-size travel guide with lots of tour suggestions and insider tips.  Choose from many participating partner attractions, including Madame Tussauds and the TV Tower and receive exclusive discounts of up to 50%. From theaters and museums to city tours and restaurants, the card lets you experience Berlin’s cultural highlights at amazing prices. Each WelcomeCard includes free transport for up to 3 children between 6 and 14 years old and children under...

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  • Berlin: Motorbike Exhibition Admission Ticket at DDR Museum

    4. Berlin: Motorbike Exhibition Admission Ticket at DDR Museum

    Enjoy an in-depth look at East German motorbikes, restored and displayed at Berlin's famous DDR Museum. Get an insight into life in East Germany as you explore the carefully curated exhibitions with over 130 motorbikes. See the widely used two-wheelers such as the "Schwalbe" and rarities like the Simson motorbike, used for the East German Ministry of the Interior escort, of which only 30 were manufactured. Continue to admire the "Duo 4/1," which was exclusively allocated through the IFA Directorate or the state insurance of the DDR. Enjoy a truly immersive experience with background texts on individual objects, atmospheric installations, historical photos, and advertising material to complement the exhibition.

Planning Your Visit

  • What are the opening hours?

    The DDR Museum is open all year! Monday - Sunday; 9:00AM-9:00PM.

  • What are the entry fees?

    Adult: €9.80; Reduced: €6; VIP Ticket: €12; Reduced VIP: €8.50; Groups: €6.50; Student groups of over 10: €4.50

Good to know

  • When should I visit?
    Monday - Sunday 10:00AM-8:00PM, Saturday 10:00AM-10:00PM.
  • Is it expensive?
    Adult tickets are just €9.50.
  • Will I need a guide?
    It will definitely help. Might be worth it to check out our best-selling tours.
  • How to get there
    This attraction is within walking distance from Hackescher Markt and Alexanderplatz, or buses 100 or 200 at Lustgarten.
  • Additional information
    Plan to spend at least 2 hours in the museum. | Photos are allowed, as long as they are for personal use.

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What people are saying about DDR Museum

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 666 reviews

Public transport is top notch in Berlin and with the Berlin Welcome Card it just makes it a lot easier

Having a ticket for all connections is perfect. Only the e-scooters are missing ;-).

Despite the mask, it is pleasant to travel by public transport in Berlin

Due to Corona we were almost alone in the bus and we had a lot of space

Everything was great. Seen a lot of things through it