Visit us and contact

We are looking forward to your visit. We gladly offer assistance in the preparation. Please contact us if you would like to visit us outside opening hours.

If you have a special interest in the Tower or you are a contemporary witness, former soldier, escapee please do not hesitate to contact us. We appreciate your contribution.

Tower and museum

The Exhibition in the outside area is open 24 hours. The outdoor charts mounted on the original border fence give a good overview of the topic.

The Tower: over staggered steel ladders you can climb up tot he top of the tower. The climbing requires some fitness.

The Museum shows original escape boats and tells stories of escapees and soldiers in an interactive way through media, charts or hands on experiences.

Tower and Museum are open at the same time. Entrance fee is on a donation base.

Opening hours

Opening hours:

June to September:
Open daily 11 am – 5 pm

October to May:
Tuesday and Friday 2 pm – 5 pm 

Visits and guided tours any time on request
+49 152 07482 939 or +49 173 8732778


In Kühlungsborn, An der Strandpromenade 1a
The border tower is located in Kühlungsborn East directly at the beach promenade not far from the pier. Go up to the corner Strandstraße/ Ostseeallee.

Approach Kühlungsborn
Railway from Rostock or Bad Doberan („Molli“ ), Station Ost
Busses from Rostock/ Bad Doberan go hourely, Station Ost

Motorway A20, Exit Kühlungsborn
Motorway from Berlin, Exit Rostock
Highway B105 from Rostock or Wismar

Guided tours

Please contact us via email for guided tours. 

We offer guided tours for school classes, adults, companies, sport clubs,  senior citizens etc. The museum has the facilities to show films.