Special Exhibition

Exclusion. Archaeology of the Nazi Internment Camps

22 April - 20 September 2020

Combs, spoons, eating bowls and barbed wire – archaeological finds tell us about life and survival – but also death – in the Nazi internment camps.

Since the 1990s archaeological excavations have been conducted at the sites of former camps in Berlin and Brandenburg and large quantities of finds have been recovered. The exhibition Exclusion: Archaeology of the Nazi Internment Camps is now displaying many of these objects for the first time. More than 300 exhibits in seven chapters provide us with an insight into the complex system of the internment camps and into their archaeological legacy, as well as into the work being done by Contemporary Archaeology.

How to reach us

Dokumentationszentrum NS-Zwangsarbeit
Barrack 5

Britzer Straße 5
12439 Berlin

Tel. +49 (0)30 6390 288 0
Email: schoeneweide(at)topographie.de

Public Transportation

Opening Hours

Tue - Su 10 am - 6 pm

closing days
24 und 31  December

Admission is free

The exhibition is wheelchair accessible.

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Accompanying programme to the exhibition:

postpned | exhibition opening

14 May | 7 pm The dead of Meschede

17 May | 3 pm Curator's guided tour

4 June | 7 pm What archaeological findings tell: Forced Labor by Spaniards

3 September | 7 pm Things, finds, exhibits

20 September | 3 pm Curator's guided tour

Brochure for the exhibition "Exclusion. Archeology of the Nazi Internment Camps"