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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Tour from Berlin

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  • 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
Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Tour from Berlin
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Get the most out of your visit to Sachsenhausen, one of the first concentration camps in Germany, by touring with a guide. On this full-day tour from Berlin, you'll listen to a historian detail the influence of the Third Reich and the timeline of how this camp came to be. Travel via train from Berlin with your guide (ticket at own expense) which 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, which takes about 45 minutes.

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.

Reviews (755)
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Reviewed yesterday
Very interesting and sad place.

Marie showed us around and although it was a large group of 16 it was easy to hear all the details. She took us to the most significant parts as the site is too big to cover all in one day. She was very knowledgeable...More

Thank Lesley E
Reviewed yesterday
AWESOME guide!

It takes great skill to summarise such complex history, and deliver such an emotionally loaded part of history with passion and neutrality...Phil at Insider Tour did exactly that on a recent trip to the Sachsenhausen Camp. It was a sobering, sombre experience yet he guided...More

Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Well worth the money

It sounds strange to say 'I enjoyed a trip to a concentration camp' but I did, it was very informative, mainly due to the guide, Campbell, an Aussie guy who's studied history and who was extremely well informed. He was very articulate and addressed the...More

Thank 383marky
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

AMAZING! AMAZING! Our group of 6 toured with Mike and we all enjoyed every single moment. He had great stories to tell and get recommendations on what to do next in Berlin. Mike made this difficult tour an eye opening experience. He was VERY informative,...More

Thank Ceciv81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
This is a must visit while in Berlin

This is a 5-h trip to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp (north of Berlin). I always wanted to visit it. However, having Mike (our guide) along with us made this trip even better. He gave us details on the history of the camp. He was definitely one...More

1  Thank Odair F
InsiderTourBerlin, Manager at Insider Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Odair, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, we really appreciate it! We understand it is not an easy place to visit, let alone leave a review for, but are glad to hear that Mike's tour was informative and...More

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Response from Steven K | Reviewed this property |
I know they definitely do English and Spanish
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Response from JessWhittle | Reviewed this property |
We got back to Alexanderplatz just after 4pm.
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Response from Dara M | Reviewed this property |
Check out the Insider Tours website. They are the tour group that meets people in front of McDonalds up by the zoo. They don't require advanced bookings, and you can just pay cash. However, the Sachsenhausen tour does not... More
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