On this page we provide digital offers from all of our sites so that you can learn more about the history of the Wall and German division directly at the site or from home
Our online exhibitions provide information about the migration movement from the GDR on both a personal and political level, German-German escape assistance from 1961 to 1989 and migration today.
Our online tours, guides and audio walks will take you on a journey into the history of Checkpoint Charlie, the East Side Gallery and the Bernauer Strasse!
We also use digital formats in our educational programs to teach the history of the Berlin Wall and German division. You’ll find more information in the programs overview.
- For Adults (in German)
- For Schools & Organizations (in German)
With the "Berlin Wall Photos" we make hundreds of photographic highlights from our collections digitally accessible. Supplemented with archival educational offers, they are applicable for use in teaching and educational work.
Chronicle of the Berlin Wall
The website Chronicle of the Berlin Wall presents a barrier-free chronicle of events with historical documents, interviews with contemporary witnesses and a detailed history of the Berlin Wall with multimedia content.
AR App "Cold War Berlin"
In October 1961, a few months after the Wall was built, U.S. and Soviet tanks engaged in a standoff at the GDR’s Friedrichstrasse border crossing and the Allied Checkpoint Charlie. The augmented reality app “Cold War Berlin” turns the history of the tank confrontation into a three-dimensional experience!
With the digital tool "Heimat-Builder", we invite you to create an individual Heimat image from clipart, your own photos and texts and share it in our online gallery or under the hashtag #heimatbuilder. The "Heimat-Builder" is part of the online exhibition "Arriving. Life After Forced Migration”
Factual history: Berlin Wall
The "Sendung mit der Maus" goes on a search for traces along the former border in Berlin. Where was the border and what did the border fortifications dividing the city look like?
- To the YouTube channel (in German)
We make detailed and well-structured teaching material available online free of charge for teachers, people working in history and civic education and other educators
- To our teaching material (in German)