Product ID: 11033

Berlin: Half-Day Sachsenhausen Memorial Tour

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Visit Sachsenhausen Memorial and learn about the Nazi SS and Gestapo atrocities committed during World War II. See the place where many perished and visit, among others, the punishment cells, execution grounds, and the hospital.
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Duration 6 hours
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English, Spanish
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Experience

Highlights
  • See the "Kapo's" residence
  • Observe the original gun tower entrance and parade ground
  • Visit the infirmary and pathology departments, used to carry out autopsies on prisoners who died, and to complete medical experiments
  • Learn about the security systems of the Camp, which included electrified fences and watchtowers
  • Observe the disturbing conditions in the Jewish and "forgers" barracks
  • See the punishment cells, execution area and gallows
  • Visit the site of the camp brothel
  • See the unsettling site of the crematorium and "Station Z"
  • Learn about Russian Special Camp 1/7 post WW2, before the camp was dismantled in 1950
  • See the "Green Monster" SS canteen
Full description
Learn about a crucial period in history and visit Sachsenhausen Memorial, a former concentration camp that played a pivotal role in the Holocaust. 

Hear stories of valor from the British Royal Marine Commandos that refused to have their will broken. Learn the fate of Stalin's son, where, as Hitler's personal prisoner, he was detained in isolation for 5 years. Explore the attempted use of death marches to murder remaining survivors before Soviet liberation. later, visit the punishment cells, execution grounds, crematorium, Pathology Laboratory, and hospital.

The tour also details life and death in Special Camp No. 1/7, as Sachsenhausen was to become under the Soviets. This special tour around a frightfully storied location of WWII history is harrowing, but it lends visitors an unparalleled insight into the reality of the Holocaust.

Some sites you may visit on this tour are:

• Oranienburg
• Death March Memorial
• Station Z
• Watchtower
• Commandant's House
• Jewish Barracks
• Punishment Cells
• Pathology Laboratory
• Infirmary
• Special Camp 1/7
• SS Training Camp
• Gallows
Includes
  • Tour
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Public transport day ticket. An ABC zone ticket for 1 day is necessary for this tour.

When you get there

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Know before you go
Please note that there are currently no lunch facilities at the memorial, it is best to bring a packed lunch.