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Leipzig Forum of Contemporary History
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History of the GDR and temporary exhibitions

View of the entrance to the Forum for Contemporary History in Leipzig, which houses a museum with changing exhibitions, education, cultural institutions.
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The permanent exhibition of the Zeitgeschichtliches Forum is dedicated to the history of division and unity, dictatorship and resistance in the Soviet occupation zone and the GDR.

A variety of video and audio stations and interactive media encourage visitors to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of history and make history an experience for young and old alike.

Information

location Leipzig Forum of Contemporary History
Grimmaische Straße 6
04109 Leipzig
phone +49 (0)341 22200
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accessibility
  • Fully accessible entrance for wheelchair users info
  • Special and personalised assistance services available for people with disabilities
  • Assistance for blind and visually-impaired guests info
  • Fully accessible elevator for wheelchair users info
  • Partially accessible rest-room for wheelchair users info
Elevator available
View of the entrance to the Forum for Contemporary History in Leipzig, which houses a museum with changing exhibitions, education, cultural institutions.
© Robin Kunz

opening hours

Tue - Fri 9 am – 6 pm

Sat - Sun 10 am – 6 pm

Barrierefreiheit

The museum is completely wheelchair accessible and has an lift for people with reduced mobility.

Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located on the 3rd floor.

Prices

LEIPZIG CARD / LEIPZIG REGIO CARD: Free entry

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