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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen

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Reviewed 3 December 2018

We unveiled a memorial to my great uncle, who died there in 1944, supported by senior staff of the museum. A very moving memorial with readings including the last letter he wrote, the day before he died. We also followed in his footsteps from where...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sam E
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Do visit this memorial before entering the camp as it will put what you see later in context, and you will learn how the twisted politics of the era came to create such a place. You will see prisoner created artworks, scale models of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 31 October 2018

The Sachsenhausen concentration camp was a National Socialist German concentration camp established from 1936. Due to its proximity to Berlin and thus also to the Gestapo headquarters, this camp had a special role in the concentration camp system. A large SS contingent was stationed here....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

This is a "well-worth-the-17-Euro-admission" guided tour, due mostly to our guide, Jamie. Jamie is a British ex-pat who has been living in Berlin for many years. Jamie is a Ph. D. archeologist, and I believe it is his academic background that makes him a such...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

It's a must visit museum when you're visiting Sachsenhausen. You can read a lot of articles during the nazi regimes and the barracks that the prisoner of the concentration lives.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

If you care about your fellow human beings, you should see this place to discover what happens when you cease to care.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Powerful and interesting museum, very quiet and sad atmosphere. It's interesting to see what it was like here. Nice memorials.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank SupEvan
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

A visit to the camp is not complete without the museum. Every exhibit (especially the uniform) which one recalls from many movies, tells a story of truth & tragedy. Carefully laid out and selected, they give an respectful insight into the real situation in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Shankar V
Reviewed 24 March 2018

We did this camp independently and felt it was better than a guided tour as the audio set was excellent. I did listen to a guide and he was saying more or less the same information so therefore we could walk round at our own...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Don R
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We spent a whole day walking around the camp. The baracks show photographs and items that make it very clear what happened in Sachsenhausen.

Date of experience: May 2017
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