Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg

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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. Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • Very good and interesting tour, although if you really want to stop & read lots of the exhibits & information you really need to take a full day and not a tour. But as a half day there the guide was.....  more »
  • I enjoy ww2 history and this is one part that can be forgotten. A walk through here is a reminder of the worst side of humanity, however, let us keep the memory of all how passed through these gates....  more »
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  • Very interesting and packed full of history and information. Do remember to wear / bring decent walking shoes and appropriate clothing. Definitely worth seeing and please pay a donation for up keep and running of the place 🇧🇪🖤
  • Brilliant and eye opening place to visit. It’s free to visit and three euro for an audio tour. They have respected the victims of this tragic historical site and given informative facts throughout.
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