Germany: Memories of a Nation Podcast

Neil MacGregor, director of the British Museum, explores 600 years of Germany's complex and often challenging history using objects, art, landmarks and literature.

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Made in Germany: the stories of 10 fascinating objects

From Clock to Car: Masters of Metal

See photos and videos of this diverse collection of products and sculptures.

10 reasons we know Germans love beer and sausages


Beer riots and sausage snacks demonstrate a devotion to the national diet.

10 things you may not know about Germany

The vase attacked by Joseph Goebbels

Degenerate art and other facts from this fascinating nation.