DOMid Virtual Migration Museum

DOMiD Virtual Migration Museum

DOMiD Virtual Migration Museum The DOMiD Virtual Migration Museum aims to tell the story of migration with the help of 3D virtualization. Visitors to the site can explore fictional urban landscapes set in three different time period. As they move through the city, they can enter different virtual buildings that each have their own themes. […]

Interactive World War I Timeline

National WWI Museum and Memorial, Kansas City, MO This interactive timeline covers events from 1914 to 1920 and combines dates with sources like pictures, media coverage, objects and photographs. Interactive World War I Timeline

Chronicle of the Berlin Wall: A Multimedia Documentation 1961 to 1989/90

Leibniz-Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschungen, Potsdam The events surrounding the construction and fall of the Berlin Wall up to the political reunification of Germany are reconstructed and illustrated by using documents, film and audio material, photographs and eyewitness interviews. Chronicle of the Berlin Wall website

LEMO – Lebendiges Museum Online


Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin LEMO is an ever-expanding online exhibit with hyperlinked primary document content. Content ranges from 1815 to the present. The exhibit draws on the objects and artifacts held at the German Historical Museum in Berlin, but does not necessarily mirror is physical permanent exhibit. LEMO website

Holocaust Online Exhibitions

USHMM Online Exhibits

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum online exhibitions cover topics like collaboration, Nazi propaganda, rescue, relief and survival or the persecution of homosexuals. All exhibitions rich sources like documents and photography as well as additional material especially for educators. Holocaust Online Exhibitions website

Arts in Exile

Art in Exile

The German National Library – German Exile Archive and Museum While thousands of artists were forced into exile during the Nazi era from 1933 to 1945, the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic became countries in which people suffering persecution after 1945 were able to seek refuge – and Germany is still […]

Art in the GDR

Art in the GDR

This website offers an image atlas of East German artwork as well as the virtual exhibit “Abschied von Ikarus” from the Neue Museum in Weimar. This is a joint project of the Technische Universität Dresden, the Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden, the Kunstarchiv Beeskow, and the Leibnitz Center for Contemporary History in Potsdam. Website (in German)

Open Memory Box

Open Memory Box

Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam The Open Memory Box is a collection of digitized home movies from the former GDR created by the Leibnitz Center for Contemporary History in Potsdam. The films capture special moments such as family celebrations, holidays or marriage and scenes from the everyday life of GDR citizens, but also document […]

Exile. Experience and Testimony

The German National Library – German Exile Archive and Museum This online exhibition is focused on refugees from Nazi Germany and Nazi-occupied Europe, it covers the topics “Escape, Exile, Return”, “People in Exile” and “Countries of Exile”. Various life stories with primary source material and pictures serve to represent countless different personal histories. Country profiles […]

Online Collections of the Wende Museum

The Wende Museum, Culver City, California The Wende Museum’s Online Collections has about 1000 items available to view online: artworks, artifacts, documents, films, and historical witness interviews. There is also music on the Wende Museum’s SoundCloud page. Online Collections website Wende Museum’s Soundcloud Stream