Guided tour through the permanent exhibition and the historical site

Blick in die Dauerausstellung: Sowjetische Kriegsgefangene
View of the permanent exhibition, “Soviet prisoners of war” themed room
© Museum Berlin-Karlshorst | Foto: Thomas Bruns

thematic focus I:

The German war of extermination against the Soviet Union

  • The Criminal War Orders of the German Reich and International Law
  • Images of the enemy, image propaganda, mobilisation at the front and in the hinterland
  • Soviet prisoners of war as victims of the Nazi extermination policy
  • The Beginning of the Holocaust in the German-Occupied Territories of the Soviet Union
  • The Soviet civilian population and German occupation


thematic focus II:

The history of the end of the war, consequences of the war and remembrance of the war

  • From the Anti-Hitler Coalition to the Division of Germany and the Cold War
  • Forms of remembering the Second World War: individual and collective remembering; traces of the former Soviet surrender museum in today’s context

The guided tour offers an overview of the historical site of the surrender on 8 May 1945 and of the entire permanent exhibition “Germany and the Soviet Union in World War II”.

The tour can take place on site as well as online as part of a virtual tour.

Age/class level: from 14 years / 9th grade
Group size: Max. 15 people
Duration: 60 to 90 minutes
Languages: DE, EN, RU, IT, FR, ES, UKR
Price: 100,00 € / reduced 50,00 €

Please send your booking request via email to kontakt(at)