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Munich Documentation Centre

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Detailed progression of the Nazi's rise to power and its Political System

Very informative museum with straightforward, easy to understand displays. Nothing flashy but very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wilmette, Illinois
Great detail and perspective

I only saw the first room of this museum (to 1933) so can't comment on the rest. But that took 2... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendy H
London, United Kingdom
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29.11.17 - 2.4.18: Sonderausstellung: Nie wieder. Schon wieder. Immer noch. Rechtsextremismus in Deutschland seit 1945 Veranstaltungen (falls nicht anders angegeben, immer um 19:00 Uhr im Auditorium des NSD): Do 11.1.18 Podiumsdiskussion...more
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Brienner Str. 34, 80333 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 23367000
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Firstly advice: the front desk staff may not have great English (why should we expect them to?) and it seems that they sometimes fail to give important information if you are to get the best out of this extraordinary enterprise. Things you need to know:...More

5  Thank pdconair
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We were here yesterday and ok the temperature outside was about 30 degrees but inside must have been equally as hot if not hotter. The building is very modern (despite lack of air con) and it’s well laid out over 4 floors chronologically - starting...More

4  Thank SmilesUK
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very informative museum with straightforward, easy to understand displays. Nothing flashy but very interesting and descriptive. Lots of reading to do so make sure you allocate a couple of hours to it all. I also appreciated that it highlighted some of the Germans who resisted...More

Thank AmericanInHeidelberg
Reviewed 1 week ago

I only saw the first room of this museum (to 1933) so can't comment on the rest. But that took 2 hours - so allow loads of time (it's open until 7pm though so that's really handy). It is not a browsing museum. The clue...More

1  Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Open on Sundays.. and easy to follow.. Interesting to understand Germany and how the people in germany suffered during the world wars even though they were the aggressors. Very decent prices for entrance and comes with audio guide. Free washrooms too which is awesome .

1  Thank Faith F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the most well put together and fascinating museum I've been too. It was so well laid out and had just the right amount of information. Very much recommended.

1  Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As my first experience of the various documentation centres I'd be visiting on my trip, I found this one compelling, fascinating, horrifying and chilling in equal measure. As Bavaria and Munich in particular was the seat of NSDAP power in the 1920s and the scene...More

Thank psychokilla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An intense and outstanding museum that focuses on some of the most challenging years of German history. The center's focus on Munich is especially interesting and rich. Be ready to read a lot, so give yourself time--it is all worth it. The collection also contains...More

2  Thank 718Kat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

entry price is £5 including a audio guide which is very well done (we had it in english) we got there about 12pm on a sunday and left 16.30 so plenty to see and do. may of stayed about 30 mins longer but its hard...More

Thank Rhiannon K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful, airy, modern building flooded with light telling the darkest of stories. The presentation is excellent and the audio guide is recommended to hear the voices of the past. I learnt so much that I hadn't appreciated and the story of the...More

1  Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Munich Documentation Centre would be the one point stop for knowing the history of the region. you can find the history of whole bavaria

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Reviewed 29 September 2018

A visit to this museum is not as easy as you might think. Hard feelings during the visit and also remains after, it takes time to come back to normal. What are the origins of National Socialism and its ideology? How did Hitler come to...More

4  Thank tk3232
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Christos A
15 August 2018|
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Response from barbdaveroanoke | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Documentation Center in Munich is open on Aug. 15th.
26 June 2018|
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Response from Catherine L | Reviewed this property |
The have slightly different focuses. The one in Munich does focus more on Munich and Nuremberg focuses more on occurances in Nuremberg. Personally I prefer the Nuremberg doku centre. But if you’re very interested in this... More
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Response from Dennis H | Reviewed this property |
The NS-Dokumentationszentrum is a museum in the Maxvorstadt area of Munich, Germany which focuses on the history of Munich and the rest of Bavaria during World War I, and World War II. Address: Brienner Str. 34, 80333... More