Buchenwald Memorial - Guided Tours

from 80.00 per group
2 hours - 4 hours

In 1937, the national socialist regime constructed the concentration camp Buchenwald just a few kilometers away from Weimar. 250,000 people were detained here and 56,000 lost their lives. One can tour the former camp grounds with a stone quarry, the cemetary of death from the Soviet internment camp, the group of figures monument by Fritz Cremer and the cemetary. The history of Buchenwald is recounted by 4 permanent exhibits: Concentration camp Buchenwald (1937-1945), Soviet Internment Camp (1945-1950), the Art Exhibit and the Exhibit on the History of Buchenwald.
The guided tour around the memorial site takes 90 minutes and combined with a 30 minute film presentation. In 1937, the national socialist regime constructed the concentration camp Buchenwald just a few kilometers away from Weimar. 250,000 people were detained here and 56,000 lost their lives. One can tour the former camp grounds with a stone quarry, the cemetary of death from the Soviet internment camp, the group of figures monument by Fritz Cremer and the cemetary. The history of Buchenwald is recounted by 4 permanent exhibits: Concentration camp Buchenwald (1937-1945), Soviet Internment Camp (1945-1950), the Art Exhibit and the Exhibit on the History of Buchenwald.
The guided tour around the memorial site takes 90 minutes and combined with a 30 minute film presentation.
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Price from € 80.00 per group
Duration 2 hours - 4 hours
General terms The GTC of WelcomeGroups apply
Languages German , English
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The former inmates' camp, the SS area, the memorial site, the cemeteries of the Soviet Special Camp 2, and all other outdoor facilities are accessible daily until sundown. We recommend that you do not visit the former prison building, the former crematorium and the exhibitions with children under 12 years of age.

included
  • guided tour (90 minutes)
  • documentary film (30 minutes, German with English subtitles)
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OUTDOOR FACILITIES: The former inmates' camp, the SS area, the memorial site, the cemeteries of the Soviet Special Camp 2, and all other outdoor facilities are accessible daily until sundown.

MUSEUMS: Apr – Oct Tue to Sun and holidays 10:00 – 18:00 (admission until 17:30 h) | Nov – Mar Tue to Sun and holidays 10:00 – 16:00 (admission until 15:30 h) | Closed on Monday | (The former gate building and the former crematorium are open Mon 10:00 to 15:00, multimedia guides can be obtained at the visitor information centre)

ClosedDec 24 to 26, Dec 31 and Jan 1

Buchenwaldinformation Förderverein c/o Tourist-Information Weimar
Markt 10
99423 Weimar

GPS Coordinates


Destination: Buchenwald (Memorial), Weimar
Geoposition


Latitude: 51.021422 (51° 1' 17.12" N)
Longitude: 11.249056 (11° 14' 56.60" E)



Via Public Transportation


The Buchenwald Memorial is located approximately 10 kilometres northwest of the Weimar city centre. It can be reached by taking Bus No. 6 from either Goetheplatz or the Hauptbahnhof (the central train station), which runs every hour, in the direction of Buchenwald (not Ettersburg). The bus journey takes ca. 20 minutes.

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Buchenwald Memorial - Guided Tours
Gedenkstätte Buchenwald
99427 Weimar


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