Stasi in Berlin
Surveillance and Repression in East and West

Sunday 29. March 2020 — Wednesday 30. December 2020
Stasi in Berlin

The Ministry for State Security (MfS) was – measured by the population of the GDR – the largest secret security apparatus in the world. In Berlin, the number of MfS employees was particularly high. In the eastern part of the city, the Stasi maintained a large number of secret service objects, bases and thousands of “conspiratorial apartments”. The MfS was also surprisingly active in West Berlin. Even today, numerous traces of the Stasi can be found in the cityscape.… ” (translated with

Gedenkstätte Berlin-Hohenschönhausen
Genslerstraße 66
13055 Berlin