Monument "Dorfrepublik Rüterberg"
The East German border village Rüterberg-Broda at the Elbe River was one of the villages, whose inhabitants first suffered severe restrictions and later forced relocation and tear-off of buildings. In 1991 the community Rüterberg was allowed to be named 'Village Republic'.
Border Museum Schnackenburg
Border infrastructure of the GDR and the influences on the local population and economic development are shown. Tel: 0049-5840-210
Border Museum "Swinmark", Schnega
ietrich Wilhelm Ritzmann shows an exhibition of 500 photographs, original GDR border installations
Tel: 0049-5842-246 oder -600
Museum Castle Brome
he museum of local history of Brome village shows documents of the local history (conflicts between farmers and the Russian occupying force, forced relocation and Fall of the Wall.
Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charly, Berlin
The museum was founded on the occasion of the construction of the Wall. It shows the development of the Wall, the common and separated history of East and West Germany from 1945 until today, including the exhibitions 'Painters interpret the Wall', 'From Gandhi to Walesa -non- violent fight for human rights. Tel: 0049-30-2511031
Parliament of Trees, Schiffbauerdamm, Berlin
Ben Wargin and several other artists composed a memorial for the victims of the Berlin Wall, composed of trees, memorial stones, pictures and texts. The memorial can be visited from Schiffsbauerdammpromenade Fr-Su 13-19oo.
Border museum Helmstedt
Original objects and pictures document the inner German border history from 1945 until 1990. There are several special exhibitions. Tel: 0049-5351-1211133
Memorial of the German separation Marienborn
The most important inner German border crossing at the highway Berlin-Hanover with more than 1000 employees has been listed for monument protection since 1990 and contains a documentation of border history with films and exhibitions. Tel: 0049-39406-92090
Original border installations directly behind the village 15 km south of the former border crossing Helmstedt - Marienborn can be visited.
Gedenkstätte Grenze Mattierzoll
Here you can visit an information pavillon, parts of the border fence and the watchtower.
Museum of local history Hornburg
The museum of local history shows the border situation in a special room Tel: 0049-5334-1411
Relicts of the border installations and the land art project 'Ring of Commemoration' invite to deal with history and nature of the former Iron Curtain, Tel: 0049-39457-3239
Border museum Bad Sachsa, Tettenborn
Military objects are presented here.
Tel: 0049-5523-999773 oder -1323
/>Border museum Eichsfeld, Teistungen
The border museum is part of an EXPO project. It informs about the history of the inner German border, e.g. with a library and organises seminaries and excursions on the topics ' coming to terms with the past', 'democracy in Germany' and 'ecology'.Tel: 0049-36071-900000
Border museum Schifflersgrund, Bad Sooden-Allendorf
relicts of the border installations, an exhibition and lectures inform about the border history. Tel: 049-036087-98409 oder AK Grenzinformation e.V., Tel: 0049-5652-3216
Wanfried dokumentation centre of German post war history
A terrain model of the village Großburschla (that had been enclosed by the border on three sides) and its border installations, films, guided tours (German, English and French language) and more than 3000 publications show the different political, social and economical situation in both German states.
Tel: 0049-5655-1312 oder -1067
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Border museum Philippsthal
Documents, pictures, relicts of the border installations, a terrain model and exhibits show the consequences of the separation. Guided tours and a film. Tel: 0049-6620-1650
Memorial and education center "Point Alpha", Geisa/Rasdorf
The US base Point Alpha, the former GDR border installations and the Russian control station form a monument of military history. Today the information centre offers information about the border history and nature of the adjoining biosphere reserve 'Rhön'. Point Alpha was one of the Hot Spots during the Cold War, located in the 'Fulda - Gap' the most likely attack corridor of the Warsaw Pact forces
Museum of local history, Geisa
In the border compartment of the museum there documents, photos and a terrain model of the erased homesteads in the border area and of the border installations.
Tel: 036967-75216 (Grenzmuseum)
Border info point in Tann
The exhibition contains press reports, pictures, exhibits and a film about border history.
Border museum Bad Königshofen
Small exhibition of the border installations, photos and documents. An excursion, discussions and a film are offered to visitors, Tel: 0049-9761-91200
Billmuthausen was one of the villages erased because of its location close to the border. Today a memorial stone and info – tables are left. The watchtower has been prepared as nesting place for bats. Tel: 0049-3685-706885
Information point of the German separation, Neustadt bei Coburg
The border at the 'burnt bridge' was opened on November 12th 1989. Tel: 0049-9568-81126
Documentation in the former check point in the 500m-restricted area, Tel: 0049-9261-20480 or 03675-744516
Relicts if the border installations can be visited. Tel: 0049-9263-94930
Inner German museum Mödlareuth, Töpen-Mödlareuth
The small village Mödlareuth was separated by the Wall and thus called 'Little Berlin'. Today there is a big museum of border history with 4 km historical trail, archive, library, media workshop and exhibitions, Tel: 0049-9295-1334
Ecological Education Center Upper Franconia
Water Castle Mitwitz
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Natura 2000 – European Green Belt info centre
The Upper Austrian League for Nature conservation established this Green Belt and Natura 2000 information centre at the Czech-Austrian border (Malŝe River) to inform about the treasures of nature of the European Green Belt by guided excursions, lectures, seminaries, exhibitions and workshops. Marktplatz 2, 4262 Leopoldschlag, Tel.: 0043-7949/20576 - 0664/5143548
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Čizov information point
Relicts of the border installations between Czech Republic and Austria can be visited at the small village. The information point of the national park Podyji offers pictures and descriptions of manifold habitats and species. 00420-515 291 630, 00420-606 710 300,
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A photo exhibition informs about the Green Belt and rare animals and plants of the 'Styrian – Slovenian Border Mura'. The Austrian side is Natura 2000 area, but Slovenia plans a series of hydroelectric power plants. Main objective is to intensify border crossing activities and to invite interested visitors.
Fertö-Hanság National park information center, Sarród
The extraordinary building at the south-eastern side of Lake Fertö/Neusiedl shows a documentation of the national park, including information about European Green Belt.
0036 99 537 520
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Nature Park Info centre 'Kopacki rit'
Petefi Sandora 33, 31327 Bilje
Tel.: +385 31/752 320, +385 31/752 321
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