The museum was opened in 1980. Colonel Von Stauffenberg and other members of the plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, were executed here. The museum is a memorial to the German resistance in the broader sense.
Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a central player, he finds himself tasked with both leading the coup and personally killing the Führer.