The Dokumentation Obersalzberg is a place of guided learning and remembrance designed by the Institut für Zeitgeschichte, Munich – Berlin on behalf of the Free State of Bavaria. It offers the visitor to this historic site the opportunity to study and reflect on the history of Obersalzberg and the history of National Socialism. To achieve this goal the permanent exhibition is accompanied by special exhibitions, lectures and events as well as a comprehensive educational program. Dokumentation Obersalzberg thus serves to reflect on the National Socialist past.

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  • Contact:

    Dokumentation Obersalzberg
    Salzbergstr. 41
    83471 Berchtesgaden
    Tel.: +49 (0) 8652 / 947960 
    Fax: +49 (0) 8652 / 947969
    E-Mail: info[at]obersalzberg.de 

  • Opening Hours

    Tues - Sun, 10 am - 3 pm,   
    last admission 2 pm  
    closed Mondays  

    Closed January 1 and November 1 as well as December 24, 25, und 31.

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As of January 1st, 2018 guided tours for regular school classes are free of charge. See further information here.


As of now, winter opening hours apply: Tues - Sun 10 am - 3 pm, last admission 2 pm, closed Mondays.


Due to construction works the bunker complex in the Dokumentation Obersalzberg will be closed from 12th September 2017 to 31st July 2018. The exhibition remains open and is still worth to be visited.