Checkpoint Charlie Museum

Relevant to students of: The Cold War, Life in Berlin, Soviet Control of Eastern Europe, Activism and non-violent resistance.

Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie covers the history surrounding Checkpoint Charlie. The Wall, the standoff between American and Soviet tanks in October 1961 and escapes are the focal points of the museum’s permanent exhibitions. Further exhibitions on NATO and ‘From Gandhi to Walesa, the non-violent struggle for human rights’ broaden the museum’s appeal to students.