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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
  • 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 3 days ago

Our guide Susan met us at the Brandenburg Gate at time specified. Return trip to the area by train was seamless. Once at the camp Susan imparted her incredible knowledge on the camp and the Nazi activities. For us history buffs it was truly amazing....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Barrie H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stephen was the perfect tour guide for an incredibly powerful and humbling experience. There was no question unanswered and he was very patient and knowledgeable and made the trip very interesting without taking anything away from the tremendous suffering the concentration camp has witnessed. A...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jegoddard1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visiting at least one concentration camp whilst in Germany is a good idea. It can be tough to wrap your head around, but it’s so important that we don’t forget this history. Our tour guide (Matt, I think?) was a former history teacher and really...More

Thank Kateena
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide Sara was an extremely knowledgable and super friendly person, her passion and desire to share her knowledge was something that I felt was extremely fantastic. We learned a lot and it was a humbling experience that I could 100% recommend.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ignaciolara
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did both tours with Eduardo (Spanish speaking). Eduardo was an extraordinary guide. Very knowledgeable, passionate about subject matter. He had good complementary info: maps, recommendations of books and films. He enhanced our Berlin experience.

Date of experience: September 2019
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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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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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