Exploring on one’s own

Tracing History: “What was life like ... in the GDR?”

What did everyday life in the GDR look like? What boundaries did the SED regime draw, and were there people who resisted state control?
By searching for clues, young people get to know the permanent exhibition „Everyday life in the GDR“ on their own: Six stations invite to explore original objects, biographical reports and interactive media stations and to find references to their own lives.

Ask for the Guide “What was life like ... in the GDR?” at the information desk.

Download the Guide “What was life like ... in the GDR?”

At a glance

Target audience: Secondary level I and II
Duration: 1 h
Topics: Everyday life, Socialist Unity Party rule, Leisure, Consumption and Deprivation
Free of charge


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