Documentation Obersalzberg



The Dokumentation Obersalzberg is a permanent exhibition of the Institute of Time and Art (Munich – Berlin) at the Obersalzberg in Berchtesgaden. It was commissioned by the free state Bavaria and opened at October 20th 1999. The exihibition shows the history of the Obersalzberg and is linking the history of the place with a view of the central beings of the national socialist era. The exhibition shows over 900 pictures, documents, flyers and video- and sound records which were customized to the public for the first time.

The documentation contains these topics

  • the Obersalzberg
  • the actors of the regime
  • fuehrer-myth and cult
  • the national socialistic ethnic community
  • the terror device
  • race-politics, jude-chasement and genocide
  • resistance and emigration
  • hitler’s external policy
  • World War II
  • the Obersalzberg after 1945
  • the bunker facility