National Socialism Documentation Center

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Appellhofplatz 23-25, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Altstadt-Nord)
  • Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +49-2212212633
  • Ticket Price: 5 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Library, Museums, Memorial, Family And Kids

Don’t be fooled by the exterior of this edifice; the NS Dokumentationszentrum is Germany’s largest regional memorial site. Among the permanent exhibits, the most harrowing ones are the prisons and interrogation rooms, preserved in their original forms, to give you a feel of how the victims of Nazi Germany were interrogated, tortured and killed. There are inscriptions on the walls that just add to the horror of it all. The NS Dokumentationszentrum also has a library that is stocked to the ceiling with literature on Cologne during the times of the Germans and the Nazi tenure in general.

  • Adult – 4.50 Euros
  • Concession – 2 Euros
  • Children up to 6 years, for Cologne residents up to 18 years, students (incl. 2 teachers per group), holders of the KolnPass, Cologne residents on their birthday - Free
  • Due to the sensitive nature of this museum, use you discretion when it comes to bringing your children here.

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  • National Socialism Documentation Center Address: Appellhofplatz 23-25, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Altstadt-Nord)
  • National Socialism Documentation Center Contact Number: +49-2212212633
  • National Socialism Documentation Center Timing: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • National Socialism Documentation Center Price: 5 EUR
  • Best time to visit National Socialism Documentation Center(preferred time): 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit National Socialism Documentation Center: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 26.81% of people who visit Cologne include National Socialism Documentation Center in their plan

  • 48.96% of people start their National Socialism Documentation Center visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see National Socialism Documentation Center

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

64.04% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting National Socialism Documentation Center

People normally club together Museum Ludwig and Chocolate Museum while planning their visit to National Socialism Documentation Center.

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