Our permanent exhibition at Haus der Geschichte in Bonn is closed due to construction. It will open again in December 2017.

Current exhibitions
The original car from the film 'Manta, Manta'.

A Love-Need-Hate Relationship

The Germans and their Cars

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Staged. German History in the Movies


German History in the Movies

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From Tomorrow Onwards Comrades! The Army of Unity

From Tomorrow Onwards Comrades!

The Army of Unity

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Closing ceremony in a Talmud school in Berlin.


Three Photographers Take a Look at Germany

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Rückblende 2016

Rückblende 2016

The German Award for Political Photography and Caricature

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Black and white photography, Rudi Dutschek at the International Anti-Vietnam War Demonstration


Photographs by Ludwig Binder 1965–1970

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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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Adolescents are testing the KUDA-App.

Head into the museum with your smartphone

Find out more about contemporary German history and selected exhibits in our apps on the permanent exhibitions in Bonn and Berlin. Film clips, podcasts, games and visitor information: You can use our apps while visiting the museum or from the comfort of your home.

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Info Desk at Haus der Geschichte in Bonn

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