Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin

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Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie was German's only Cold War border crossing that permitted foreigners to pass through between 1961 and 1990. Though it once represented the separation of East and West Germany, this spot is now just one of the city's many tourist attractions. The checkpoint achieved mythological status because residents of the city were not allowed to use it. Look for the famous "You Are Now Leaving the American Sector" sign. This iconic marker of the past is one of the most photographed spots in the city. Nearby, you can explore the exhibits of a private museum dedicated to the checkpoint and various Berlin Wall memorabilia. To visit Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie and other attractions in Berlin, use our Berlin trip planner.
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  • Checkpoint Charlie is so disappointingly cheesy ! With fake soldiers taking cheesy photos with tourists wearing dress ups it was a bit of a let down. It's interesting to see the point where Berlin was...  more »
  • Remember not to forget! It is remembered in this way that what happen should not be repeated if it was wrong is very important! History gives our roots! Very very interesting and beautiful! Let us take care of the memory, pamper the memory and live happily and peacefully!!
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  • The museum is quite interesting, but rather dispersive. There is really really a lot of information, but sometimes not so much relevant, and in some cases very long to read. You risk to get lost, and miss what is really interesting, among so much stuff and so many posters on the wall. The collection is nevertheless interesting, and I believe it is worth a visit, when you come for the ritual picture at Check Point Charlie.
  • A lot of information in every single inch of the walls of the museum. Breathtaking stories of the ones who manage to escape and the ones that helped them. I learn about Raoul Gustaf Wallenberg, a true hero. If they can manage to improve the ventilation on a hot day, will deserve the 5 stars.
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