The Documentation Centre
The Documentation Centre for Displacement, Expulsion, Reconciliation was opened in June 2021 as a unique place of learning and remembrance on the topic of displacement, expulsion and forced migration, especially in the 20th century in Europe and beyond. The Federal Foundation for Displacement, Expulsion, Reconciliation is responsible for the documentation centre.
On more than 5,000 square metres, we offer a permanent exhibition, special exhibitions, educational and outreach programmes as well as events. The Documentation Centre houses a library & testimony archive. Learn more about our offers!
For contemporary witnesses and their descendants
Guided tours on the topic of displacement and expulsion with a thematic or geographical focus, events, introduction to family research and Oral History.
For Pupils and Young People
Action-oriented guided tours of the exhibition and workshops on subject areas, discussions with contemporary witnesses.
Public and group tours, events.
For teachers and trainee teachers
Digital media for the preparation and follow-up of workshops and guided tours, training courses and seminars.
For tourists and international guests
Regular public tours in German and English as well as themed tours in various languages.
For Scientists and Researchers
Events and conferences on our topics, diverse research options in the scientific library and the testimony archive as well as digital access to holdings and databases of other institutions.