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Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg Memorial Tour From Berlin

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Overview
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.
Highlights
  • Be accompanied by your guide to the outlying memorial location
  • Learn the camp’s brutal history, including its role as an SS training center
  • Visit the barracks, pathology department, crematorium, and more
  • An organized itinerary means you‘ll make the most of your time
  • Convenient meeting point in central Berlin
What to Expect
Begin your day at a meeting point located near Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate. Greet your guide and travel by public transport (own expense) to the memorial site, located on the outskirts of the city. On arrival at the camp, tour its different sections, including the extermination zone, crematorium, pathology department, barracks, roll call square, and Gestapo prison. Learn more about the camp’s chilling history and its central role under the Third Reich as an SS training centre. On conclusion of your visit, return to your original meeting point via public transport, with new insights into the notorious concentration camp.
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Important Information
Departure Point
B5 76, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Expert local guide, accredited to the site
  • Entrance and donation to the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp memorial site
  • Entry/Admission - Gedenkstatte und Museum Sachsenhausen
  • Entry/Admission - Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 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
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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.
  • 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 40 travelers
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

Apologies for not remembering our guides name (we're old). But he was absolutely amazing at articulating the history of Sachsenhausen. His passion and knowledge was something we've never experienced before. A tour that should not be missed.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jamespepper174
Reviewed 5 days ago

George Carrillo was our very impressive tour guide for this tour. George is an absolute wealth of information and more - perspective. George contextualises the information in the overriding theme of 'lessons from history - lest history repeat itself'. He was not overbearing about this,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank bulli35
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Meet the tour at Brandenburgh Gate , all staff were very pleasant and tour started at 11:00 and we caught the 11:08 train (note it is very helpful to have got your ABC ticket and validated it before 11:00, together with drink / food so...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MikeWimborne
Reviewed 5 days ago

Generally we are independent travelers who do our own research. However, we're glad we decided to take a guided tour to the concentration camp. In addition to providing us with background and research, our guide Fran made sure that our tour was paced appropriately so...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank msm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was well organised, the train ride took 45 minutes from Brandenburg Gate. You need a validated ABC train ticket for the tour.The walk to the memorial took about 20 minutes. Mike an Australian was our guide, he was very knowledgeable and respected the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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TEAMW12
5 July 2019|
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Response from Tinita1MK | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you will take the metro from Brandenburg Gate to Oranienburg Station. Your tour guide will help you with this or you could buy ahead of time. Then you will take a bus ride or it is a 15 minute walk from the station to... More
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21 April 2019|
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That depends on your tour start time. It’s gonna be 9 or 11am. You want to be there just 10/15mins before. If you are unsure what ticket to get then tell your guide once you arrive and they will help you purchase as you go... More
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We used Sandeman’s. Very good.
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