everyday life in East Germany – new permanent exhibition

Since last Friday (November 15th) Berlin has a new permanent exhibition, addressing everyday life in East Germany before 1990. How was life in communist Germany? What did people read, write, what movies did they watch? Over 600 square meters of exhibition space offer an insight into work culture, weekend activities, leisure etc. of back then east german life:

The exhibition, spread over 600 square meters, presents original objects, documents, films and audio recordings that explore the gap between ideals and reality in the GDR.” (from the museum website)

www.hdg.de/fileadmin/static/english/berlin/museum-in-der-kulturbrauerei/


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