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German-Russian Museum Berlin-Karlshorst

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Zwieseler Str. 4, 10318 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 50150810
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 March 2012

This museum lies away from main tourist attractions, but I am sure it will give you a lot to think about. The entrance is free. The only effort from your side would be getting to Karlshorst. This modest looking building preserves enormous amount of documents,...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Having read the glowing reviews we were looking forward to visiting. It's quite far off the beaten track and getting there from central Berlin meant 2 x S Bahn trains and then a 1.1km walk. The content is very disappointing and lacking. You can easily...More

1  Thank Macgyver107
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is where the war in Europe ended with the final German surrender. The surrender room itself has been very well preserved. The museum upstairs is very modern and has been heavily changed since this was part of East Germany. Due to its location it...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

German-Russian Museum Berlin-Karlshorst Berlin Russian museum 620248978 Full of Russian propaganda and lies!

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

If you want tot know more about WWII history, you must visit German-Russian Museum. You'll find out about the terror of the Nazi regim, war time photos, objects of every day life. Here was signed the unconditional surrender on 8th of May. Please take an...More

1  Thank Lena C
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This museum is in an iconic building: where Germany surrendered for a second time to end WWII (the first surrender took place the day before in Reims, France). The museum is in eastern Berlin, so well away from most every other museum and attraction in...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Downstairs is the historic room where Nazi Germany's final surrender was signed, as well as the office of the Soviet Commander Zhukov. Upstairs is a great exhibit about the Germans in Russia during the war, and then the Russians in Germany after the war. Lots...More

1  Thank KristanBerlin
Reviewed 26 March 2018

A free Museum (may close on a Monday) in an Iconic building. A German officers mess them the Russian headquarters for the attack on Berlin, it was also the Building that seen the official end to WWII in Europe as the Allies ratified the German...More

Thank sjn32
Reviewed 23 February 2018

This place was incredible. It's a bit outside the centre, but easy to get to and so worth it for people interested in history. It's fantastic. Just incredible to be in the room where the surrender was signed. But so much more than that, it's...More

Thank Kenny B
Reviewed 18 February 2018

A little way out of the city so not hyped up but one of the best museums we've visited - it's gruelling in places but a good mix of media and a treasure trove of information.

Thank Cathokin
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a fantastic museum, off the beaten track but easy to visit, just about a half hour from the centre of Berlin. To stand in the room where the Germans surrendered in 1945 is an amazing experience. The museum upstairs is an incredible account...More

Thank PHILH1651
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Just aweinspiring to be at the location where WW2 peace was signed. Fantastic museum, albeit a bit "Russian". A must do!!! Good military vehicles, tank and artillary pieces (All Russian) outside. Rooms filled with artefcats and history. Well presented and documented.

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Claire N
5 April 2017|
Response from alank954 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I downloaded the BVG app which is brilliant and bought the 3 day travel pass for trains and buses which is great value. I guess you could do Uber which works well in Berlin but will cost more than a 3 day pass. Hope... More