The Documentation Centre provides information about the causes, dimensions and consequences of displacement, expulsion and forced migration in twentieth-century Europe and beyond. The main focus is on the displacement and expulsion of Germans at the end of the Second World War, which was initiated by Germany. The Documentation Centre offers exhibitions, a library and a testimony archive, tours and workshops, events, a shop and a restaurant.
The Federal Foundation for Displacement, Expulsion, Reconciliation is in charge of the documentation center.
Foundation for Displacement, Expulsion, Reconciliation
For tourists and international guests
Overview Tours of the Permanent Exhibition Diverse objects, evocative stories and controversial questions in 60 minutes: We offer public guided tours that give an overview of the permanent exhibition.
For students and young people
Dialogue and participation-oriented guided tours through the exhibition in 90 minutes for young people and school classes.
Public guided tours and thematic tours on the subject of displacement and expulsion with a regional focus, including Silesia, East Prussia, Southeastern Europe, and regions where displacement is an issue today.
For contemporary witnesses and their descendants
Introduction to genealogical research and oral history.