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Places of Interest in Thuringia

Memorial Place Point Alpha - "One of the hot spots during the Cold War", Geisa/Rhön
Point Alpha is the most famous former border facility from the Cold War in Thuringia and one of the most important memorials, today. Events and the historical-political background of Germany's past are explained on a tour using selected authentic exhibits.
Draggled courtyards: The fate of people and courtyards is brought to life at original locations around Point Alpha. Eyewitnesses report on events and historical backgrounds.
Under surveillance: A command point preserved in its original condition provides detailed insights into the security measures used by GDR border troops.
Time takes a journey: A visual journey through German-German history. Film documents, eyewitness reports, and political events provide the framework for a time journey through the most recent German history.

Gedenkstaette Point Alpha
Platz der Deutschen Einheit 1
36419 Geisa
Tel.: +49 6651 919030
Fax: +49 6651 919031