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The DDR is a private museum is located near the center of Berlin and is dedicated to depicting life in Communist Eastern Germany before reunification. It does not place much emphasis on the pros and cons of the Communist regime and ideology but takes the visitor into a setting where they can get a glimpse of an East Berliner's daily life.
Although the room covers over 400 square meters, it appears smaller due to the amount of exhibits contained within. Most of these are hands-on and fully interactive. There is much to see and touch. The collection includes such items as GDR clothes, television, toys and household items.
A classic Trabant car is on display which visitors can inspect in great detail. A typical GDR apartment has been... read more