Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum guided tour
Attractions & guided tours

Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum guided tour

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£29.00
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language
Language: English
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: 8 hours
Do this because
  • Visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex, the largest of the Nazi concentration camps
  • Tour the Auschwitz I-Main Camp and the most important buildings in Auschwitz II-Birkenau
  • Learn more about the everyday life of prisoners thanks to a licensed professional guide service
What to expect

After the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany, all the western regions of Poland were annexed by the Third Reich. The town was renamed as Auschwitz and the same name was given to a complex of concentration and extermination camps that were built there. The history of the Auschwitz concentration camp can be divided into two primary periods: the years 1940-1942, when it functioned as a concentration camp and a place of slow extermination, and the years 1942-1944, when it was transformed into the biggest center of immediate mass extermination of Jews. It is estimated that over 1.1 million women, men, and children died in the camp during these four years.

A visit to the Auschwitz Museum allows you to learn about the cruel fate of these people and to broaden your historical knowledge of the Holocaust. A trip to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum is a specific encounter with the history of Nazi cruelty and the fate of the Holocaust victims, which is the saddest in the history of humanity. During the tour, you will see a permanent exhibition, original camp buildings in the main part of the complex (Auschwitz) and the most important sites in Brzezinka (Birkenau). During the tour, your group will be accompanied by an experienced museum guide who will tell you step by step about the sad fate of the camp victims.

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What's included
  • check Guided tour
  • check Roundtrip transportation
  • check Entrance ticket
Where

Wielopole 2, 33-332 Kraków, Poland

Meeting point:
The meeting point is the coach stop next to Krakow Main Post Office.
What to remember
  • IMPORTANT: Please note that your preferred time is not guaranteed. The tour start time may change for reasons beyond the local operator's control. The exact departure time will be communicated the day before the tour, so please check your phone and e-mail
  • NOTE: the museum requires the name and surname of every participant. Please add this additional information at checkout. Every guest MUST carry an ID or passport matching the name and surname provided at checkout which will also be reflected on your museum entrance ticket
  • Luggage is not permitted in the camp except for hand baggage. Hand baggage is considered to be luggage with maximum dimensions of 30cm x 20cm x 10cm. To enter the museum, it is required that you do not bring any luggage
  • To get a student discount students must have a student ID card during the tour. Child and Infant tickets do not include headsets at Auschwitz I Camp
  • The guided tour lasts approximately 3.5 hours and is conducted according to Auschwitz Birkenau State Museum Rules and Regulations
  • You can take a snack and a drink with you if you wish but remember that the program of the trip does not include any lunch break
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Provider
SeeKrakow
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

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    From United States of America - July 2023

    Great

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  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - July 2023

    Excellent

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    Eccellente peccato avevamo la guida che parlava solo inglese anche se avevamo richiesto la guida italiana

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