Foreign-Language offers

Educational services in foreign languages

Information

Due to current reasons, the Haus der Geschichte will be closed until December 20th.

Welcome to the Haus der Geschichte in Bonn! We offer tours of our permanent exhibition and selected temporary exhibitions in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Polish, Russian, Turkish and Arabic. Would you rather explore the "House of History" on your own? Then take a tour with our English language AudioGuide. Enjoy your visit!
Guided visit

Foreign-language guided visits

Foreign-language guided visits at Haus der Geschichte
Guided visit

Foreign-language guided visits

We offer guided visits in Arabic, Dutch, English, French, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Turkish for selected temporary exhibitions and for our permanent exhibition. If your language is not included, please contact our Visitor Services so that we can find a suitable alternative together. Foreign-language guided visits can be booked from our Visitor Services for groups of 15 people or more.

You can gladly choose a focal theme for your visit and decide, for example, whether you want to learn more about German domestic and foreign policy, economic performance, the burden of the Nazi past, everyday life or culture. We will be happy to advise you on the individual focal themes.

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Guided visit

German as a foreign language

This guided visit is ideal for visitors learning German as a foreign or second language.
Guided visit

German as a foreign language

The permanent exhibition “Our History. Germany since 1945” shows Germany’s development from the end of the Second World War to the present-day globalized 21st century. This guided visit is ideal for visitors learning German as a foreign or second language.

You can gladly choose a focal theme for your visit and decide, for example, whether you want to learn more about German domestic and foreign policy, economic performance, the burden of the Nazi past, everyday life or culture. We will be happy to advise you on the individual focal themes.

Guided visits in German as a foreign language can be booked from our Visitor Services for groups of 15 people or more.

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Exploring on one’s own

Tracing History: Even more diverse

Die Skulptur Der Ausländer von Guido Messer in der Dauerausstellung im Haus der Geschichte
Exploring on one’s own

Tracing History: Even more diverse

Germany is a country of immigration. People from different countries and cultures have shaped our society in the Federal Republic of Germany from the very beginning. But what did they experience? Discover for yourself! The self-guided tour “Ever more diverse – Germany as a country of immigration“ invites young people to explore these questions in the permanent exhibition. At eight stations, students can investigate original objects, documents and photos and discover history’s relevance for their own lives today.

Ask for the Guide “Ever more diverse – Germany as a country of immigration“ at the information desk.

Download the Guide “Even more diverse” 

AT A GLANCE

Target audience: Pupils in grades 5-10/aged 10 to 16
Duration: 45 minutes
Topic: Country of immigration, Everyday Life
Free of charge

Exploring on one’s own

Tracing History: "4-2-1"

Montagsdemonstrationen und Mauerfall 1989 in der Dauerausstellung im Haus der Geschichte
Exploring on one’s own

Tracing History: "4-2-1"

Four zones of occupation, two German States and reunited Germany since 1989 – How has Germany changed since 1945? In which ways has division and unity of Germany affected people? How did young people experience these historic events and how do you personally relate to that? 

The self-guided tour “4-2-1 – The division and unity of Germany“ invites young people to explore these questions in the permanent exhibition. At eight stations, students can investigate original objects, documents and photos and discover history’s relevance for their own lives today.

Ask for the Guide “4-2-1 – The division and unity of Germany“ at the information desk.

Download the Guide “4-2-1” 

AT A GLANCE

Target audience: Pupils in grades 8-10/aged 14 to 16
Duration: 1 h
Topic: German division and unification, everyday life
Free of charge

AudioGuide

“Our History”

The audio devices can be borrowed free of charge from the Information Desk.
AudioGuide

“Our History”

Would you like to tour the exhibition accompanied by our AudioGuide? The 33 commentaries on selected exhibits enable you to find out more about their history, special events and milestones in contemporary history – in our permanent exhibition.

AudioGuide in English here online available.
Le guide audio en français en ligne ici.
La audioguía en español online aquí.