Frequently Asked Questions
The Documentation Center is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 7pm. Entrance is free of charge. It is also open on public holidays, including those that fall on a Monday.
Entrance to our exhibitions is free of charge. You don’t need to buy a ticket or book in advance.
Yes. We ask groups of more than twenty people to. We recommend that groups visit between 2.30 and 7pm, since there are usually fewer visitors during these hours.
We offer a variety of buchung.nsdokumuenchende.. To find out which one is best for your group, please call us on +49 (0)89 233 67007 or send an e-mail to:
Some sections of our exhibitionaddress topics such as war and violence and contain images that may be disturbing. We offer a free specially designed for young people from the age of fourteen that introduces them to the topic of National Socialism in an age-appropriate manner. There is also a family media guide designed for parents to visit together with children over the age of ten. This guide omits the sections of the exhibition that contain images of violence. You can also book of children and young people.
We offer regular public tours of our exhibitions. Please consult ourto find out when these are.
If you have documents, photographs, or other objects that you would like to give to the Documentation Center, please send an e-mail to nsdokumuenchende. giving a short description of them and explaining their origin. Please include photos or scans.
Open Wi-Fi “visitors” is available all over the building.
The Documentation Center does not have its own visitors’ car park or parking for coaches. The public parking facilities nearby are subject to charges. We therefore recommend that you come by public transportation. Coaches may stop on Königsplatz to let passengers on or off.
You can take photos in the exhibition but only for personal use. If you wish to take photos or to film for commercial or reporting purposes, you must obtain written permission in advance. Please contact: presse.nsdokumuenchende.
Blind visitors to the Documentation Center are permitted to bring a guide dog. Other dogs are not officially allowed. If, however, your dog is well behaved and does not bother other visitors, we won’t object if you bring it in. If you do bring a dog, please tell the staff at the information desk in the foyer.
Our events are generally free of charge and accessible without prior registration. In some exceptional cases—concerts, for example—tickets will be issued. Ourspecifies which events you need to register or buy a ticket for.
The Documentation Center is not an archive and does not hold files or original documents. Ourpoint you toward archives and institutions suitable for doing research about individual or family history.
The Documentation Center does not rent out rooms. The only events that take place there are those that we have initiated and organized ourselves or that are part of joint projects with other cooperation partners or event organizers.