Chronicle of the Berlin Wall

Chronicle of the Berlin WallThe causes, history and consequences of the construction and the demolition of the Wall are depicted chronologically in texts and illustrations. These are supplemented by comprehensive source material.

Victims at the Wall

Victims at the WallBetween 1961 and 1989, at least 140 people were either killed at the Berlin Wall or died from causes directly related to the GDR border regime. The personal stories and circumstances of death of those who died in connection with the Wall are described in portraits.

App "Die Berliner Mauer"

"The Berlin Wall" App

Scattered, hidden or forgotten – the last testimonies to the division of Berlin are missed by most visitors to the city. This free app for iPhones, iPads and Android... more
Marienetta Jirkowsky, erschossen an der Berliner Mauer: Nahaufnahme des MfS von der Fluchtleiter an der Hinterlandmauer in der Florastraße in Hohen Neuendorf; Aufnahme 22. November 1980 (Foto: BStU)

Victims at the Wall

Between 1961 and 1989, at least 140 people were either killed at the Berlin Wall or died from causes directly related to the GDR border regime. The personal stories and... more
George Bush, US President, May 1989

Video

The videos featuring prominent personalities give an impression of the international reactions to the fall of the Berlin Wall.... more
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