• Become part
    of the association

A membership in the association Menschenrechtszentrum Cottbus is worthwhile

By becoming a member of our association, you support us ideally. The monthly membership fee is EUR 2.00. Any voluntary work as well as donations of money or goods are also very welcome.

How you benefit as a member

  • Free admission to the Cottbus Prison Memorial Centre
  • Regular receipt of member information, event invitations and press releases by email or post
  • Opportunity to rent seminar and event rooms at low cost (by arrangement)
  • Exchange with former prisoners and other interested parties
  • If possible, advice and support in coming to terms with your own (family) history.
  • The good feeling that you are helping to ensure that the history of injustice at the Cottbus prison site is not forgotten.

Apply for membership

Simply send us the completed and signed membership application form by post, email or fax, or hand it in at the Cottbus Prison Memorial during opening hours.

Postal address
Menschenrechtszentrum Cottbus e. V.
Gedenkstätte Zuchthaus Cottbus
Bautzener Str. 140
03050 Cottbus

Tel.: +49 (0) 355 / 290 133-0
Fax: +49 (0) 355 / 290133-33

Donation account

The donation account of the Menschenrechtszentrum Cottbus e. V. is:

Menschenrechtszentrum Cottbus e. V.
Sparkasse Spree Neiße

IBAN: DE92 1805 0000 3000 0414 50

Menschenrechtszentrum Cottbus e. V. | Bautzener Straße 140 | 03050 Cottbus | Free parking spaces

Information and reservations:

Opening hours:


Tue. - Fri.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sat. + Son.
1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission until one hour before closing time.

Closed on public holidays.

Sponsored by:

Logo Land Brandenburg
Wappen Cottbus
Logo UKA – Umweltgerechte Kraftanlagen