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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.
  • 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
Return Details
Berlin Central Station, Hauptbahnhof, Europaplatz 1, 10557 Berlin, Germany
  • 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
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
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 via mobile

Ok what can I say that hasn't been covered ? Really didn't know what to expect when we started out on a visit here. I would say that every person should visit a place like this to make them realise the cruelness mankind can have...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our time with Jamie(Jim) a soft spoken Irish gentleman. He explained many sensitive things with tact and knowledge. He made certain we were well informed as to the agenda and technical details of the day. The tour itself was very interesting. Not too...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mainkne
Reviewed 2 days ago

As someone who teaches a History of the Holocaust class in an American university, I can tell you that Martin, our guide, knows his stuff very well. Rest assured you will learn the how and whys of Sachsenhausen and the concentration camp system. He was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tforeman12
Reviewed 3 days ago

Martin our tour guide is a very interesting and informed man. His depth of knowledge in his subject is amazing. The tour of Sachsenausen was both emotional and harrowing at times. A must if you visit Berlin.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gerry G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great tour with very professional local tour guide Martin who dished up this heavy material in an authentic and pleasant manner. Highly recommended!

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7 September 2019|
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Response from tenayas | Reviewed this property |
We had 21 in our recent tour :)
6 September 2019|
Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
Hackescher Markt would be the best meeting place. Please remember you will need a ticket to travel to SCC which must be for zones A B and C. The S Bahn will take you to HM but depending on where you are staying in Mitte you... More
2 September 2019|
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Response from car0line5678 | Reviewed this property |
This tour involves A LOT of walking and standing. I don't personally recommend taking a 7 year old, but I would use your best judgement.
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