Due to current reasons, the Haus der Geschichte, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig, Museum in der Kulturbrauerei and Tränenpalast will be closed from 14 March until further notice.

Current exhibitions
In the left part of the picture you can see a photograph by Hans-Jürgen Burkard showing a cold-blooded horse in traditional costume. On the right is the photographer.
Haus der Geschichte

In Our Country

Photographs by Hans-Jürgen Burkard

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Visitors in the exhibition
Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig


A German State of Mind

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Bernd-Horst Sefzik, East Berlin, May 1990
Museum in der Kulturbrauerei

Germany Becomes One

Dismantling the Inner-German Border

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Mirrored Shopping Cart
Zeitgeschichtliches Forum

Sheer Luxury

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Karikatur mit dem deutschen Michel vor einer Porträtreihe der deutschen Kanzlern und einem leeren Rahmen am Ende.
Haus der Geschichte


The Chancellors in Cartoons

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GDR-Comic "Mosaik"

Dig, Dag, Digedag

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Original packing of buttermilk soap.

We collect contemporary history

The Haus der Geschichte Foundation collects objects that document contemporary history – and exhibits them. These include everyday items, documents, films and other media, magazines, machines, furniture, textiles, and much more besides.

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Woman with smartphone

With the AudioGuide through the exhibition

Whether at home, on the road or in the museum: Our free AudioGuides will guide you through our exhibitions online at any time. Try out the audio tours and learn more about German contemporary history.

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Info Desk at Haus der Geschichte in Bonn

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