MUSEUM OF HISTORY

Opening Hours:

Tuesday-Friday – 09:00am – 19:00pm
Weekends: 10:00am – 18:00pm

 

Excursion Details:
  • Haus der Geschichte is a museum of contemporary history in Bonn, Germany. With around one million visitors every year, it is one of the most popular German museums.
  • In its permanent exhibition, the Haus der Geschichte presents German history from 1945 until the present. Numerous temporary exhibitions emphasize different features. The Haus der Geschichte also organizes guided tours of the Palais Schaumburg, the Chancellor’s bungalow and the former place of the Federal Assembly.
  • Background and context are presented with interactive media stations, historic film and audio recordings, and thousands of other exhibits: the permanent exhibition contains exhibits from the history of German politics, economy, culture and everyday life.
  • As well as the popular permanent exhibition, the Haus der Geschichte offers a number of temporary and touring exhibitions covering a variety of topics. On the opposite side of the Museum Mile, the museum also operates a caricature gallery, which contains one of the largest known collections of political caricatures.
  • The museum offers guided tours with a knowledgeable guide in German and English.
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