PHOTO: © Museum für Kommunikation Berlin / Yves Sucksdorff

125 Jahre mitten in Berlin. Fotos zur Geschichte des Museums

Exhibition Fotografie Architektur Geschichte Design Gesellschaft Museum Indoor Englischsprachig
In the organizer's words:

In 1898, the Reichspostmuseum opened as the first postal museum in the world. "Simply dignified style..." was how Kaiser Wilhelm II commented on the design at the time. Under Kaiser Wilhelm II, public buildings were supposed to be stately and reflect the German Empire's claim to power. This also applied to post office buildings. The opulent design of the Reichspostmuseum in Berlin's Mitte district is a prominent example.

A look at the eventful history of the museum building

On the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the museum building, the Museum für Kommunikation opens its photo archive and shows photos from the eventful history of the magnificent building.

Accompanying booklet to the exhibition

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Price information:

Admission 8 €, reduced 4 €, free admission under 18 years and every first Sunday of the month.


Museum für Kommunikation Berlin Leipziger Straße 16 10117 Berlin

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