Deutsche Historische Museum / German Historical Museum (Zeughaus Berlin)
This museum is established in the Old Arsenal (Zeughaus) of Berlin and contains exhibitions about the history of Germany from the early centuries BC. to now. It contains a large collection of militaria.
History of the Zeughaus:
It was constructed from 1695 to 1730 and served from 1939 to 1944 as important national socialist propaganda instrument. Parades and commemorations in the open courtyard were part of this national socialist war propaganda until 1944. In 1944/45 the building was severely damaged by bombs and grenades
For current visiting hours, please visit the website of the museum.
- Text: Kaj Metz
- Photos: Wikimedia Commons (1) & Wayne Hsieh (2)
Address and contactinformation
- Unter den Linden 2
- +49 - (0)30 - 20304 - 0
- +49 - (0)30 - 20304 - 543
- WWII grade:
Where is it?
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- Silent Heroes Memorial Centre
- Stiftung Topographie des Terrors (Topography of Terror)
- Berliner Unterwelten
Point of interest
- German War Graves Berlin-Wedding
- Mass Grave German Soldiers Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof
- Russian War Graves St. Hedwig - St. Pius (Berlin)
- Stumbling Stone Grunewaldstraße 44
- Stumbling Stones Großbeerenstraße 56c
- Stumbling Stone Gervinusstraße 12