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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Tour from Berlin

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Tour Sachsenhausen, one of the first concentration camps established by the Third Reich, on a full-day trip from Berlin. Licensed guides trained by Memorial authority provide important facts about the prison cells, laboratories, and gas chambers that you see at Sachsenhausen, which today serves as a national memorial to the prisoners who lived and died there.
Highlights
  • Gain a deeper understanding of Third Reich history on a visit to Sachsenhausen 
  • Listen to commentary about the history of Germany's first concentration camp
  • Entrance fees included
  • Round-trip transport by train from Berlin eliminates the need to rent a car
What to Expect
Make your way to the Zoologischer Garten train station or Hackescher Markt train station to meet your guide. You will need a Berlin Transport ABC Zone ticket. Relax and enjoy the scenery on the ride to Oranienburg. Arrive at the Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum, where you'll have pre-purchased entrance fees included with your tour. Follow your guide, who will fill you in on the history of the camp, where 200,000 people were imprisoned between the years of 1936 and 1945. Visit the burial pits, gallows, gas chambers, and punishment cells located inside the prison. Hear stories of prisoner bravery as well as the atrocities that took place at the camp, which now serves as a national memorial to the prisoners who lived and died here. At the conclusion of your tour, return to Berlin the way you came.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Hardenbergplatz, Berlin, Germany
2: Am Zwirngraben 4, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Duration
6h
Return Details
Berlin Central Station, Hauptbahnhof, Europaplatz 1, 10557 Berlin, Germany
Inclusions
  • Licensed guide trained by memorial authority
  • Remuneration to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial
  • Pickup and drop off from the centre of Berlin by your guide
  • Entry/Admission - Gedenkstatte und Museum Sachsenhausen
  • Entry/Admission - Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Train ticket (you will need a Berlin Transport ABC Zone ticket costing approximately 7 euros)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Good walking shoes and suitable clothing are recommended
  • Both meeting points are possible. This ticket is valid for either the East or West meeting point
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday

Phil was super awesome! He’s a historian and knows his content immensely. ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ He’s also a kind bloke who was quite thoughtful of the people on his tour.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank magnojo
Reviewed yesterday

We were met by Phil our tour guide outside the train station at am to pm. He kept us well informed all along the way to the camp, always checking if people were comfortable... When we got to the camp he provided us with a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ryanoneill1974
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thank you to Ciaran our guide for an informative, fascinating tour. The context and background thoroughly explained, much appreciated. Ciaran had a warm and engaging personality and made sure everyone got the most out of the trip. Met at Zoologischer Garten train station outside McDonald’s....More

Thank quinlanlyn9
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I took the Sachsenhausen Concentration camp tour with Sebastian, who spoke English very well. He was well versed in European history and ensured we have the proper historical context leading to the creation of this camp. It was a very informative tour that is recommend...More

Thank fastlaneguy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yan was our guide for the day, he was fantastic and we couldn't fault the experience! Good value for money for a day long tour. Yan really knew his stuff and was engaging throughout. It was informative, respectful and well organised. Everyone should visit and...More

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AGManchester
5 October 2019|
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Response from ug1Lisburn | Reviewed this property |
best place is Hackescher markt, just off the train station and meet front Starbucks
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Nichole N
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Like others answered, by 5 PM we were back in Berlin at our local train stop. BTW, in case you're wondering, a couple from our group peeled off after the first couple of hours of the tour because they had to get back to... More
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