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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Tour
Activities in Berlin

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Tour

9.50 / 10
129 reviews | 1,128 travellers
Our guide Ernestina made the tour incredibly interesting as she had so much knowledge about the camp and recent German History.
10 Joanne Kondabeka
US$ 21.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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An unmissable sight in Berlin which, although perhaps not the most agreeable, brings you face to face with the realities of the Nazi regime in a moving and powerful experience.

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
Sachsenhausen Barracks
Concentration Camp Cremation Ovens
Walk around the concentration camp
The Sachsenhausen gates
Entrance to the Sachsenhausen camp

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Tour

The tour meets at Brandenburg Gate and will head to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. Built in 1936, it was one of the first under the Nazi regime, and became the 'model camp' upon which others were based. Here you'll learn about the atrocities committed between its construction and eventual closure in 1950.

As a camp for both the Nazi regime and the Soviet NKVD, not only did 30,000 prisoners die, but it served as a model for the extermination and concentration camps that followed, and in which the worst crimes against humanity were committed.

Although it's possible to visit the camp alone, as it was almost entirely destroyed following its closure in 1950, so the guide will be valuable to provide explanations regarding what used to be there, why it was there, and what happened in each location.

The central courtyard, for example, is a wide open space with little to capture your interest at first glance. However, it takes on a new context learning that prisoners here were forced to march up to 90km per day to trial military boots, as well as the effects of D-IX, a methamphetamine-based experimental performance enhancer. The guide will help unlock the secrets of Sachsenhausen and put the horrors committed there into context.

You'll also visit the Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum, dedicate to the memory of the events that happened here.

The activity will end returning to Berlin at approximately 4:45 pm

Important Information

Due to location, this tour isn't recommended for children under 12 years of age.

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Price

Adults Children under 11 Students (up to 26 years old)
Tour in English
US$ 21.80
US$ 2.40
US$ 18.20

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 21.80
  • Children under 11

    US$ 2.40
  • Students (up to 26 years old)

    US$ 18.20

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

6 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

English speaking guide.

Entry to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp.

Transport Ticket (ABC Areas).

Not included

Contribution of 2 (US$ 2.40) per person to the foundation (This is the entrance fee per person for guided groups and it isn't considered part of the final payment given at the end of the tour).

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

Physical: Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required.

Sustainability

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No printing of documentation required

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Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 5 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 21.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Brandenburg Gate