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Spy Museum Berlin

Spy Museum Berlin

Spy Museum Berlin

The Spy Museum Berlin shows in an interactive and multimedia exhibition the history of espionage and secret services worldwide. Special emphasis is dedicated to espionage activities in Berlin during the Cold War. The museum’s collection includes nearly 300 exhibits with over 1,000 collection items. The collection consists of original objects and is supplemented by replicas.

The Spy Museum Berlin is located at Leipziger Platz, directly at Berlin Potsdamer Platz station. Main topics of the exhibition are the following:

  • The History of Espionage
  • World War I, World War II, the Cold War
  • Cryptology, Morse, Radio, Listening Devices
  • Spy Training, Double Agents
  • Dead Drops and Containers
  • Reproduction Devices, Camera Hiding Places, Spy Cameras
  • Conspiracy Theories and Espionage, Spy exchanges
  • Secret Services and Sexual Seduction “Honey traps”
  • Secret Services and Secret Service Operations
  • 007 & Co – Espionage in Movies
  • Espionage in the Future

Highlights of the Spy Museum Berlin

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Spy Museum Berlin

  • Name:        Spy Museum Berlin
  • City:            Berlin
  • Country:      Germany
  • Opened:      2015
  • Type:           Spy Museums
  • Location:     Leipziger Pl. 9, 10117 Berlin, Germany

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-Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel


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