Memorial And Museum Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg

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  • Address: Straße der Nationen 22, D-16515 Oranienburg, Germany
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +49-3301200200
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Memorial, Family And Kids
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About Memorial And Museum Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg

Opened for tourist in the year 1961, this site has a museum, a memorial and a concentration camp from the Nazi era to showcase. It is an overwhelming place, in terms of the history and the gory past that it hides. The site has witnessed years of military use. The memorial also encompasses a site used as a camp, though most of it was under military possession till the year 1990. The museum displays the daily life of the camp, the struggles of the prisoners, their opposition and their final liberation. There is the concentration camp as well, which is again a disheartening site, in terms of the stories it tells through its grey walls and cells. It is said that not just the Jews but anyone who showed resistance or disagreed with the Nazis were condemned to this concentration camp. You can go for guided tours to this place. The unfortunate part is that the Germans were as good in their architecture and engineering as they were in killing. Hence, the place can be unsettling for some. 

Memorial And Museum Sachsenhausen Information

  • Please note, that dogs are not permitted within the memorial grounds.
  • Following the signs to the memorial by foot, takes around 20 minutes.

Memorial And Museum Sachsenhausen Ticket Prices

  • The price of guided tours is €15 for up to 15 people, and €25 for up to 30 people.
  • Tours in foreign languages incur an extra charge of €25 per group.
  • Themed tours cost €3 or €2 (discounted).

Memorial And Museum Sachsenhausen Opening and Closing Hours

  • Timings for Archive and Library: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm from Tuesday to Friday.
  • Visitor Service timing: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm from Monday to Friday.

How To reach Memorial And Museum Sachsenhausen by Public Transport

  • By bus: Bus line 804 and Bus line 821 to Sachsenhausen memorial.

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  • 95% of people who visit Oranienburg include Memorial And Museum Sachsenhausen in their plan

  • 88.62% of people start their Memorial And Museum Sachsenhausen visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Memorial And Museum Sachsenhausen

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Memorial And Museum Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg Reviews

  • This is not a place you go to feel good and it's not a place you leave with a light feeling in your body. None the less this is a place everyone you see, the history is too important to be forgotten. You should pay for a guide, you'll get at deeper understanding of the place and they're doing an amazing job. Not a place to take young children.

  • My second visit here.A lot has changed since my first visit almost 20 years ago. Still very touching. Peace and tranquillity now. It's hard to imagine how many thousands of people suffered here throughout the camps lifetime, even up to the late 60's. I remember there being a museum showing the work of the forgers on my first visit. I couldn't find it this time round.

  • Thought provoking memorial. Went here during the gloomy winter which added up to the quiet air and solemness I oddly felt. You can’t leave this place without having your heart sunk and soul a little stirred. Highly recommend a visit. Good to see and know what happened in the past. So inhumane.

  • I went with a tour guide, which made the visit a lot more interesting than if I had gone without, I imagine. Many things to see throughout and all very interesting! I wish I had gone in warmer weather so maybe I would have had the will to stay longer and explore it more but it was so cold. Can't imagine how awful it just have been forced to live there, especially in the Berlin winters. A quick half day trip if you're coming from Berlin, would recommend if you have any interest at all in WW2 history!

  • I bought a guided walking tour through Expedia, super affordable. We had BRIAN, he was amazing. He is filled with so much information about the history of this place, it is impressive. We had such a good experience. The history, of course, brings tears to your eyes, at times, but it is an experience you will never forget. If you call, ask when BRIAN is guiding. He makes it great.

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