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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 2,200+ reviews on the web
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen was originally built to house political opponents of the Nazi regime. Its purpose gradually expanded, and the camp eventually imprisoned ordinary Jews, intellectuals, gypsies, and homosexuals. Some of the original buildings of the camp complex have been preserved in their original form and are now open to the public as a museum. The existing buildings include several prisoner barracks and a pathology department, where Nazi doctors performed medical experiments on the prisoners. You can take part in one of several weekly guided tours offered here, for which no prior registration is necessary. To visit Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and get the most from your holiday in Oranienburg, create itinerary details personal to you using our Oranienburg trip itinerary planner.
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  • Something outside of oranienburg. Here you can learn much about the outrage of the Nazis. Wonder is only what people were capable of. Necessarily take. Very moving.
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  • Really worth making the visit to the camp with Sandemans. We did it with Tomas Baidal as guide with whom we had made the walking tour. As the historian can help you to better understand the history of a place so strong as that. Not recommended we do it on our own, since the tour with audioguide can last up to 6 hours and is much less dynamic. Visiting a concentration camp is a very strong and very sad experience that must be done.
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  • I have been to 140 countries and more than 1000 cities. I have also been to several of the Nazi death camps. What makes S-H different is that the Germans have gone to great lengths to preserve the fac...  read more »
  • Former Nazi concentration camp. It is a moving memorial to the dead and prisoners. It truly is a must see experience.
  • Free admission, audio tours for 3 euro, or guided tours for about 15 euro. Did the audio tour and much information was provided.
  • Fantastic opportunity to understand how humans can be bad. The place is amazing and very sad. Worth the visit.
  • You can feel the pain and the devastation in the walls of this camp! An absolute must visit - reeking of history!
  • I recommend a visit. It makes you realize how much damage the Germans have done. The only negative, I do not recommend the tour guides.
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