German Spy Museum (Deutsches Spionagemuseum)

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The German Spy Museum is a museum in Berlin at Potsdamer Platz. It is a new, modern museum, opened only a few years ago in 2015. The German Spy Museum Berlin can be visited free of charge with the Museumspass Berlin.

Admission prices 2019 Deutsches Spionagemuseum

The entrance fee for adults info the spy museum is 12 Euro. Discounts are available for children, students, disabled, unemployed, etc. (8 Euro). Families pay a maximum of 35 euros, so the family ticket is worth it from 2 adults and 2 children.

You can save money with the Museumspass Berlin. For 29 euros you can visit as many participating museums in Berlin (over 30) as you like for 3 days. The pass for the Berlin museums is available on this website.

Berlin Welcome Card: One ticket for local transport and sightseeing

For most tourists it is worth buying the Berlin Welcome Card. On the one
hand, it is a ticket for local transport. The ticket is also a discount card for
many attractions and sights in Berlin (also 25 % discount in the spy museum). You can buy the Welcome Ticket on the Internet before you travel to Berlin. It’s worth it! There are different tickets for 2 days to 6 days.   >>>  On this link you will find more information and the possibility to order the Welcome-Ticket

Opening hours 2019 German Sky Museum

The opening hours are simple: the exhibition is open every day of the year from 10 am to 8 pm.

Tip: With the Museum Pass 3 days to over 30 museums in Berlin

Info German Spy Museum

The “German Spy Museum”, as the exhibition is called in English, is modern. There is a lot of multimedia and things to participate in (interactive). It’s about espionage today and in history. Topics in the German Spy Museum include the 1st World War, the Nazi period and the 2nd World War as well as the Cold War. Various films such as James Bond and espionage in the present and future will also be discussed.

One of the highlights in the Spionagemuseum Berlin is a laser course (obstacle course with laser beams) through which visitors can walk (see picture).

Picture: By  Scontrofrontale  – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0Link

Other important exhibits in the German Spy Museum are an observation trabant car from the GDR and a rare Enigma cipher machine from World War II. Visitors can also use a device to search for bugs in an office. Many descriptions, texts and maps complete the exhibition about agents and espionage. Things like hackers, data protection and Facebook are also a topic in this modern museum.

Our tip: Visit the Spy Museum with the Berlin Museum Pass (3 days in over 30 museums)

We liked the museum a lot. It is a medium-sized museum, about 100 meters from Potsdamer Platz in Berlin-Mitte. The Deutsches Spionagemuseum Berlin also has a shop with books about espionage, a cafe, clean toilets and a cinema. The exhibition area is about 3000 m², there are about 300 objects on display.

Short film about the espionage exhibition

Our tip: Visit the Spy Museum with the Berlin Museum Pass (3 days in over 30 museums)

 

Nearby is the interesting Museum Communication Berlin.

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