The Times of Israel — how could it happen

Reconstruction of Hitler bunker draws tens of thousands in Berlin
Cautionary exhibit contains thousands of documents that tell the life story of the Nazi dictator

More than 20,000 visitors reportedly have poured into the new private museum in the two months since it opened. Billed as the “world’s largest documentation about Hitler,” it was created in only four months, and cost $1.5 million.

Historian Wieland Giebel and museum entrepreneur Enno Lenze told local news media they wanted to show how low a society can go when it hands over the reins to a dictator.