Originally opened back in 1962, shortly after the Berlin Wall was built, the museum at the legendary Checkpoint Charlie traces the history of the divided Germany and is one of the city's most popular visitor attractions.
A symbol of the tensions between the major world powers, Checkpoint Charlie became the world's most famous border crossing within a city. The 'Haus am Checkpoint Charlie' museum has a permanent exhibition on the history of the Berlin Wall and many other related themes – from opposition, resistance and the Stasi to the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989.
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