Stasi Pre-Trial Prison Museum

Hermannstraße 34b, 18055 Rostock, Germany

Simona Bertolaso

Rostock

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Stasi Pre-Trial Prison Museum is called the Stasi Museum for short. A dark part of the city’s history is remembered here. The fifty-cell remand prison was built between 1958 and 1960. Up until the fall of 1989, a total of almost five thousand people were locked up here, without any contact with the outside world and without ventilation. These were men and women who were mostly accused of political offenses. You can feel the oppressive, dark atmosphere during a tour and inspection of the cells. A permanent exhibition shows which methods the Stasi (= the Ministry for State Security in the GDR) worked with.

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