Berlin DDR Museum Private Guided Tour

Private & Custom Tours in Berlin

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Discover Berlin’s most unique museum on a private 1-hour guided tour. During this tour with your own dedicated guide you will learn about life under the dictatorship of the former DDR government and get an insider view of the most important topics covered by the award-winning DDR museum. Enjoy personalized attention while visiting the permanent exhibition, which provides comprehensive insight into everyday life in the German Democratic Republic. You will have the opportunity to become an expert about life in former East Berlin and what it was like to live under a communist dictatorship. According to the German National Tourist Board's survey of foreign tourists, the DDR Museum is the most popular museum in Germany, and you must not miss the visit during your stay in Berlin. 
In morning or afternoon, meet your personal private guide at the entrance to the DDR Museum, centrally located on the River Spree. Avoid the queues and enjoy your guide's expert knowledge of this fascinating museum while enjoying the luxury of this private guided tour. Ranging from the everyday routine of pioneer membership and living conditions in a high-rise tower block to the intricacies of the East German political system, the museum reveals the realities of life under the dictatorship including consumption and scarcity, the Berlin Wall and the Stasi, full-employment and school life, the ubiquitous Trabi and Interflug, the planned economy and the parlous state of the environment, as well as military and relations with the Eastern-bloc 'brother states'.After the tour you will be free to spend as much more time as you like in the museum.

What’s included

  • Private guide
  • 1-hour guided tour in your preferred language (German, Danish, English, French, Dutch, Italian, Norwegian, Russian, Swedish, or Spanish)
  • Entry/Admission - DDR Museum

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from the museum
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Skip the line
  • Small group ensures personal service