An Extremely Powerful Tour to the Sachsenhausen Memorial With some of the Best Professional Guides
Join one of our expert guides for an in-depth visit to one of the most harrowing sites in the vicinity of Berlin: the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Tour.
The Sachsenhausen tour starts in Berlin City Center, where you will meet with your guide. After which, we take a short train ride out to the town of Oranienburg the site of the Sachsenhausen Camp Memorial. On the way there we will learn how Hitler achieved the dictatorship and how the concentration camps in their earliest incarnation where a key instrument of Nazi terror and the suppression of political opponents.
Whilst Sachsenhausen is not so ingrained within the worlds consciousness it was an extremely important camp within the concentration camp system. As the tour progresses will will learn the following.
- How Sachsenhausen became the nodal point of the entire concentration camp system.
- how the victims demographic changed over time as the net of persecution widened in the prelude to, and after the beginning of the Second World War.
- How the living conditions worsened at the camp during the war.
- The War crimes at the hands of the SS including the mass murder of prisoners.
- The camp changing hands after the war first to the soviets and then to East Germany.
- We will also provide an overview to the development of the concentration camp system as a whole.
Birchy’s Berlin Tours Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp:
Some notable landmarks & Highlights on our Memorial Walking Tour
Learn how, when, and why the concentration camps and the system as a whole came into being and developed.
See how some prisoners survived for years within the camp and how some entered and had no realistic chance of leaving alive, dying through murder, disease, malnutrition, and mistreatment.
Learn who ran the camp and changing types and nationalities of the prisoners before and during the Second World War.
We believe this tour is unlike any other way to visit and explore the history of the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp.
This tour was created by experienced guides who have at a minimum led tours for 4 years at the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp. We have designed this tour based on professional training at the camp, and on personal research. We are passionate about maintaining respect for many Organizations running and surrounding the camp. A donation is made to Sachsenhausen for every tour.
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All our tour guides have completed hours of training at the Memorial and have a certified Sachsenhausen Tour Guide License.
22€ Spaces Limited
Meeting Point: Every Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday @ 10:00 AM
Ebertstr. 24, 10117 Berlin
(This is right next to the Brandenburg Gate)
We use public transport to reach the memorial. An ABC pass is required. If you have a valid rail pass, please bring it with you. If you don’t have a train ticket, don’t worry the guide will assist everyone in getting the appropriate ticket.
We believe we have crafted this tour to be the best available in Berlin. Spaces are limited please reserve ahead!
For Private Tours of the Sachsenhausen Memorial Camp Visit our Private Tours Page here.