Der neue Ausstellungsbereich.
A colourful Opel Manta B
A visitor in front of a wall with medals
Visitors in the exhibiton
Besucherinnen und Besucher in der U-Bahn-Galerie

Permanent exhibition

Our History

Germany since 1945

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Temporary exhibition

A Love-Need-Hate Relationship

The Germans and Their Cars

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Temporary exhibition


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Temporary exhibition


Photos by J Henry Fair and Trash People by HA Schult

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Temporary exhibition


Photographs by Ludwig Binder 1967/68

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Entrance free of charge

Entrance to the museum and all exhibitions is free of charge.

Opening hours

Tuesday–Friday: 9 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Visitor Information
Guided visits
A tour guide speaking to a group at Haus der Geschichte

You wish to visit us as a group?

Why not book a guided visit for the permanent exhibition, the current temporary exhibition, or the historical sites in Bonn? Simply contact our Visitor Services for details.

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Foreign-language guided visits at Haus der Geschichte

Foreign-language guided visits

We offer group guided visits in Arabic, Dutch, English, French, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Turkish. Find out the details from our Visitor Services.

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Zwei Hände in weißen Handschuhen halten eine kleine gelbe Pappschachtel mit der Aufschrift Buttermilchseife. Darunter liegen in einer Schublade weitere bunte Schachteln.

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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Historical sites
Frontale Gesamtansicht des Kanzlerbungalow in Bonn bei gutem Wetter, ohne Besucher

Ruling on the Banks of the Rhine

In the former government district you can find out about where and how political decision-making unfolded in Bonn at the original historical sites. We invite you to discover the Chancellor’s Bungalow, the Bundesrat, Palais Schaumburg and the “Path of Democracy”.

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