Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg Memorial Tour From Berlin
Head out of Berlin to explore the tragic side of the city's history at the Sachsenhausen Memorial, a former Nazi concentration camp. Learn about the lives of prisoners who were abused, see the training grounds of SS guards, and pay tribute to those lost during World War II.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Gedenkstatte und Museum Sachsenhausen, Strasse der Nationen 22, 16515 Oranienburg, Brandenburg Germany
The Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg concentration camp situated just outside Berlin’s city limits, held over 200,000 prisoners during the Nazi reign. The camp became a school of brutality, used to train SS guards for work in other camps across Europe. It now stands as a memorial and reminder of the darkest days of Berlin's history.
Your tour starts in Berlin, where you will meet with your guide and ride to the camp outside of the city. This involves the use of public transport, so you will need to purchase an ABC day transport ticket for this tour. When you arrive, you will be able to walk through and see the different parts of the camp including the appellplatz (roll call square), the barracks, the pathology department, the Zellenbau (Gestapo prison), the extermination center, and crematorium.
At the end of the tour, you will ride back to Berlin. The full duration will be around 5.5 hours (including travel time), and food & drinks are not included on the tour.
Duration: 5 hoursPass By:
Brandenburg Gate, Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin Germany
Your tour starts in front of the Starbucks at the Brandenburg Gate (S/U-Bahn Brandenburger Tor), where you will meet with your guide and ride to the camp outside of the city. Stop At:
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, Str. d. Nationen 22, 16515 Oranienburg, Germany
On your way to the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial, your tour guide will give you insightful information about the Nazi's concentration camp system.
Duration: 45 minutesStop At:
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, Strasse der Nationen 22, 16515 Oranienburg, Brandenburg Germany
Once you arrive to this former Nazi concentration camp, you will see the model layout of the camp, as your guide explains why it was built that way.
Continue by entering the former camp, where you will be able to walk through and see the appellplatz (roll call square), the barracks, the pathology department, the Zellenbau (Gestapo prison), the extermination center and crematorium.
Hear your guide share the stories about the daily lives of the prisoners, the brutal punishments and the tortures and murders. You will also learn about the last days of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp and its post-WWII use under the Soviets.
Duration: 4 hoursStop At:
Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin Germany
After your tour finishes, you can stay and spend more time in the memorial museums on your own, or return with your guide on the train to central Berlin.
Duration: 45 minutes
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Children up to 13 years old are welcome to join this tour for free. We reserve the right to ask for a valid ID for children joining our tours"
"Please note that on Mondays the memorial is open however certain exhibits are closed to the public and unfortunately not part of the tour."
"The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!"
"Wheelchair accessible, but please note the ground can get muddy during the winter months"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Between the 21st October 2019 and 15th March 2020, the memorial exhibitions will be closed on Mondays. The Visitor Center and the Memorial will remain open."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"- Smaller groups to ensure appropriate social distance
- Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof you've recovered from COVID-19 (“2G rule”) to be admitted to the memorial site"
Duration: 5 Hours 30 Minutes
B5 76, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.