Topography of Terror

Gestapo, SS and Reich Security Main Office in Wilhelm- and Prinz-Albrecht-Straße

Im Mittelpunkt der Dauerausstellung «Topographie des Terrors» stehen die zentralen Institutionen von SS und Polizei im «Dritten Reich» sowie die von ihnen europaweit verübten Verbrechen.

Collage aus Karteikarten zu den Ermittlungen gegen RSHA-Angehörige

© Frahm (Hamburg)

Collage aus Karteikarten zu den Ermittlungen gegen RSHA-Angehörige

The permanent exhibition "Topography of Terror" focuses on the central institutions of the SS and police in the "Third Reich" as well as the crimes committed by them throughout Europe. Visitors are guided through the topics of the five main chapters along a "Tafelband", which presents mainly photographic material, as well as thematically assigned desks with documents (facsimiles): I. The National Socialist Takeover; II. Institutions of Terror (SS and Police); III. Terror, Persecution and Extermination in the Reich; IV. SS and Reich Security Main Office in the Occupied Territories; and V. The End of the War and the Post-War Period. The in-depth section contains computer stations and reading folders and offers information that thematically goes beyond the exhibition in some cases.

Runtime: from May 2010

Hörführung mit Audiodiskription, Audioguide mit DGS-Version

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