Permanent Exhibition

Imprisoned in Hohenschönhausen
Testimonies of political persecution 1945-1989

Open daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Free entrance

The permanent exhibition focuses on the experiences of the former political prisoners during their detention by the East German secret police. It displays about 500 rare objects and over 300 historical photographs. In addition, 100 media stations are provided. In addition, the last prison director’s office is on display for the first time. An entire section addresses the lives of the Stasi staff and inquires about their motives.

The catalogue can be purchased in the bookshop.

Audioguides are available at the visitor desk for free in German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Danish and Russian.

The memorial would like to thank all its donors and sponsors for their support.

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