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Address: Holzsaegerstr. 6, 26721 Emden, Lower Saxony, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 4921 32225
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Interesting look at Emden's WW II History

Interesting displays on the life of Emden residents during WW II. You will not be disappointed! Emden was heavily bombed and 35 bunkers in Emden were built to house the local... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2016
OmiLin
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This was quite a nitty-gritty experience but there was no suggestion that they were trying to 'beautify' the overall war experience. Interestingly, it appeared to be funded by a private initiative rather than the local government and the person taking the entry fees was anything but your typical German official!

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Minnesota
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

Interesting displays on the life of Emden residents during WW II. You will not be disappointed! Emden was heavily bombed and 35 bunkers in Emden were built to house the local residents.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Local world war 2 history museum housed in a massive concrete bunker formerly used as an air raid shelter. The pervasive musty smell in the place only added to the ambience and authenticity. A whole range of exhibits from the 1939 to 1945 period including militaria, documents, photographs and domestic items. Small negatives are that there are few captions in... More 

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Tarporley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 August 2014

Tucked away down a back street near the centre of town, the bunker museum is a real gem. Housed in a formed air raid shelter (flak tower type bunker) that as the previous correspondent mentioned was one of many in the area during the war, the museum has tons of WW2 artefacts ranging from air raid stuff to dug up... More 

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Phillip Island, Australia
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Reviewed 10 July 2014

This small museum is an actual concrete bunker of 15 levels,one of many built in the Emden area,this one to hold about 380 people during Allied bombing during World War 2.Emden is a shipping port and was a prime target .The museum is filled with memorabilia from the bunker days and tells the story of the period in mostly German... More 

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