Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site Tour From Munich By Train

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  • Duration: 5 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Dachauer Str. 4, 80335 München, Germany
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Venture out of Munich by local transport for a comprehensive tour through the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. An authorized guide will show you the many remaining historic buildings, and give you the story of what happened in this terrible place between 1933 and 1945. Today, the former Nazi concentration camp is a place of memory, pilgrimage and education, and makes for an illuminating day trip from Munich.
Please note: the Dachau Memorial Site does not permit children under 14 to attend this tour.


Informative, friendly and professional guide

Small group ensures personal service

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Join up with your guide and group at Munich Central Train Station (Hauptbahnhof), and then travel by train and bus (transport costs included) to Dachau concentration camp Memorial Site, just under an hour away.

Outside the town of Dachau, a memorial site stands on the grounds of the former concentration camp. Dachau wasthe first Nazi concentration camp in Germany during the Holocaust, and itwas the originator and training ground for the vast order of brutality that spread over half of Europe in the wake of the armies of the Third Reich, and which ultimately culminated in history's greatest crime.

On this half-day tour, you'll spend around three hours exploring the memorial site with your guide. Tour the exhibition center and former compound, and learn about the history of Dachau, World War II, and the Holocaust. See reconstructed barracks, guard houses, cells, crematorium, and administration headquarters, and take a moment to reflect at the site's memorials.

While each camp was responsible for its own particular form of barbarism, what distinguished Dachau is that almost everything that happened in the system as a whole happened at some level there. Almost every category of victim passed through its Arbeit Macht Frei (Work Sets You Free) gate, including German dissidents, outspoken clergymen, Jehovah's Witnesses, gay men, Jewish people and Polish citizens. Today's memorial site combines the historical authenticity of the original environment and its many surviving buildings with the function of a modern exhibition center. It is a place of memory, of pilgrimage and of education.

After your visit, your guide will accompany you back to Munich, where your tour concludes at the original departure point.


Professional guide

Return transportation between Munich and the Memorial site on local train and bus



Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please note that in the Memorial there are no refreshments available and visitors should bring their own

Please note: the Dachau Memorial Site does not permit children under 14 to attend this tour.

Wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Transportation is wheelchair accessible

Surfaces are wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

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  • 27-Jan-2023

    Very moving tour. Scott provided alot of information and insight about the camp, surrounding area, and the time period. The entire grounds were very sobering, but is a must-see for anyone visiting the Munich area.

  • 25-Jan-2023

    The way our tour guide Scott told the story and being there in the camp made everything feel so surreal. It was such an amazing experience and if I could recommend anybody to be your guide, it would be him! He was very patient with the group and had so much knowledge. Thank you for making my brothers and I experience a spectacular one in Dachau.

  • 23-Jan-2023

    Mat was a great host, friendly and really knowledgeable about the subject. I would really recommend.

  • 22-Jan-2023

    The Guide was very knowledgeable regarding Dachau and the Holocaust. She shared insights of living in Munich during the worst of the Hitler years. Would recommend this tour

  • 22-Jan-2023

    We had Mat as a tour guide, he was excellent, would recommend to anybody. He was friendly and answered all questions.

  • 22-Jan-2023

    Dachau experience was amazing. We really saw th4 history and went through the whole location barracks rtc

  • 21-Jan-2023

    I’ve always wanted to visit at least one concentration camp when I had the chance to visit Germany. Although the memorial site is free, I highly recommend paying a few bucks to have a tour guide take you through the very first concentration camp that was the blueprint for all the rest. Our tour guide was Silvia and she being from Munich had such passion and knowledge on Dachau that it gave such a better understanding of what went on there that the history books didn’t really conceptualisé for me growing up. You can feel the energy while walking the grounds of the camp.

  • 21-Jan-2023

    Mat the tour guide presented a very balanced, insightful and thoughtful story as we made our way through the Dachau concentration camp. His extended knowledge on the subject of WW2 contextualised the subject well and provided a very memorable experience - I’d highly recommend Mat as a tour guide and the tour to the Dachau Concentration Camp memorial.

  • 19-Jan-2023

    Guide was very knowledgeable regarding Dachau and the holocaust. She took time to always answer any questions that arose during your. Was very pleasant throughout your.

  • 19-Jan-2023

    Highly recommend it. The tour guide was fantastic learned so much. You really need a tour guide as they can tell you a lot more.

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