The Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Tour

Duration: 6 hours
Destination: Germany, Berlin, Berlin
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  • 6 hours
  • Berlin
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

On this tour you travel to the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp from Berlin with your licensed-guide. Once there there you spend around around 3 hours at the camp itself.

Once there we will discuss how and when Sachsenhausen, and the concentration camp system itself came into being, how it developed, who was imprisoned there and for what and attempt to really contextualize what occurred at the site, with regard to the Nazi Dictatorship and the Second World War.

Sites within the camp itself that we will visit/enter inc. Tower A, the infirmary building, Pathology building, Station Z (the execution facility), former camp kitchen and barrack blocks.

After 3 hours or so your guide will accompany you back to Berlin.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Gedenkstatte und Museum Sachsenhausen, Strasse der Nationen 22, 16515 Oranienburg, Brandenburg Germany

The tour will focus on the key elements of what was the first purpose built concentration camp within Nazi Germany. We will visit:
- Tower A (main entrance)
- Camp Infirmary and pathology Building
- Station Z (the purpose-built execution facility)
- Exhibition in former camp kitchen building
- SS and Gestapo Prison
- Former prisoner barrack blocks
At the end guests will have learnt how this camp and the system itself came into being, how it developed and how the prisoner types, numbers and nationalities changed over time. These changes will be related to the back-drop of the strengthening Nazi dictatorship in the 1930's and latterly, the impact of the Second World War upon Sachsenhausen.

Duration: 3 hours

Inclusions
  • A Professional Guide, Licensed and trained by the Camp's Memorial Foundation
  • Entry/Admission - Gedenkstatte und Museum Sachsenhausen

Exclusions
  • Public Transport Tickets
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

World Time Clock, Alexanderpl. 1, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up possible at vacation rentals as well.


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

6 hours

Package is cancellable prior to three days from the commencement of the service.

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