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Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial Guided Tour from Krakow

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 20-07-02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial Guided Tour from Krakow
Tour Guide System: Headset given to you after excursion - The headsets we give you are used only once. Tour Guide System: Receivers ozonated after each excursion Our guides wear protective masks Distance: We keep a safe distance during walks (2M)
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Updated 20-07-02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Get more out of going with a guide to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum during this tour from Krakow, and enrich your knowledge of the dark time in history when this former Nazi concentration camp was in operation. Hear sad stories, see important memorials, and walk through the grounds and exhibits. Fit this significant guided tour into your trip with multiple tour times offered.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Straszewskiego 14
    Straszewskiego 14, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
    Pickup from Straszewskiego 14 in Krakow city center. Please reconfirm with the local service provider your exact pickup time no later than 24 hours before the tour, otherwise, we will be expecting you at Straszewskiego 14 15 min before your chosen time interval.
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  • 1
    Stare Miasto
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Brzezinka
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 4
    Stare Miasto
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Straszewskiego 14
    Straszewskiego 14, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
    Pickup from Straszewskiego 14 in Krakow city center. Please reconfirm with the local service provider your exact pickup time no later than 24 hours before the tour, otherwise, we will be expecting you at Straszewskiego 14 15 min before your chosen time interval.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Explore the exhibits and memorials at Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
  • Hear a guide give historical facts clearly with a provided headset
  • No need to rent a car to get to the museum—round-trip transport is included
  • Get a free Krakow city audio tour to use independently when booking
What to Expect
For this guided tour of Auschwitz, be picked up at a centrally located Krakow Location. On the journey to Oswiecim, watch a documentary film about the Holocaust. Once you arrive at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, your guide takes you through the grounds of Auschwitz I. See the original roads, watchtowers, and railway ramps before going into exhibits and learning even more about the struggle of former prisoners. Afterward, follow your guide to Birkenau (Auschwitz II), and see some of the original fences, crematoriums, and gas chambers. Your tour ends with a drive back to Krakow, where you’re be dropped off in the city’s center.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Straszewskiego 14, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
Duration
7h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Local guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Pick up and drop off to the city centre
  • Krakow City DIY audioguide (available after the booking) - in English
  • Entry/Admission - Stare Miasto
  • Entry/Admission - Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Confirmation and the free DIY Krakow City audioguide will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for child aged 14 and under
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Breaks during the tour are no longer than 10 minutes
  • The service does not include a meal, so please bring a packed lunch
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Please confirm your selected pick up place at least 24 hour before tour start. Otherwise, we will expect you on Straszewskiego 14 Street
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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AmandamH wrote a review Sep. 2020
190 contributions26 helpful votes
We were lucky to have a very good guide in Krys, his English was very good enabling an informative, detailed tour. Even during the pandemic, the social distancing and mask wearing was enforced. Very moving and something everyone should experience. Only downside was the pick-up
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Steve C wrote a review Sep. 2020
Sleaford, United Kingdom17 contributions1 helpful vote
All arrangements from collection times & transfer were excellent. Very interesting & thought provoking tour as you would expect. I will need to return as some of the exhibition spaces are not accessible at present due to Covid restrictions. Tour guide was excellent & gave us
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Dave the nomad wrote a review Sep. 2020
Belfast, United Kingdom198 contributions36 helpful votes
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I booked this trip through TripAdvisor paid and got all the pick up details through by email , was little unsure about the pick up point so I checked it out the day before where the location was ,arrived early and mini van came on time. Had 1.5 hour drive to the site then got
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D.C wrote a review Aug. 2020
Devon, United Kingdom532 contributions68 helpful votes
Good tour to the camp. Pick up on time and efficiently from designated point. Clean car and good driver. All feels relax and good.
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Chris J wrote a review Aug. 2020
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The trip was around 7.5 hours with a 1.5 hour drive each way, the trip is fantastic, A real eye opener. The transfer and guide were brilliant. The English speaking guide was very knowledgeable and the headphones used at Auschwitz l is a brilliant idea. Everyone who visits Krakow
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Date of experience: August 2020
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ueweclipse
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Lot's of information about the castle
Awesome tour with lots of historical information about the castle and Krakow. The tour takes around 2h to complete,
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nelly071
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professional
reliable fast efficient service, our flight changed and this was easily changed for us, prompt replies to email. ni
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629karisc
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An informative excursion with an easy way to see the city. 10/10
We did the 90 minute tour around Kraków on our last day visiting this amazing city. It filled some time before our
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PBrooks77
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An experience that you will never forget.
What a powerful and important place. Out guide ,whose name I did not get,(tall and blonde )was not only informative
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AmandamH
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Absolutely amazing place well worth a visit!
What an absolutely amazing place, well worth a visit. Isabella our tour guide was brilliant, extremely informative
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Gary I
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bad customer service
was given the wrong pick up point was there at 8am for a 8:20 pick up my pick up point was described the kiss and
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HelenJH7
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Prompt and friendly transfer
Our driver found us quickly once we'd got through arrivals. We quickly got to our accommodation. Our driver was fri
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D3993RRhannahb
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Good trip until the cage which is called a “lift”
Great trip & tour guide until the end when you were crammed into a small cage lift with 5 people total, total night
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bethlee
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Amazing trip
Highlight of our visit! A fascinating trip & our tour guide Isabella was funny and knowledgable. A well organised v
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georgia2107x
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Must see!
Highly recommended! Me and my partner booked through Get My Guide- slightly expensive but worth it. Picked up promp
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Mike C
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Well worth a visit and can easily be done independently
This museum is housed in the part of the factory that was the administration office. It covers much more than the
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kizziej2018
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Wonderful Traditional Polish Evening
Beautiful location, lovely friendly staff and guide, the folk troupe, just wow. Gorgeous outfits and show. The food
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325beth
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Excellent museum, went above and beyond expectations!
Visited this museum in January expecting to spend just an hour looking around but ended up staying for over 3 hours
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Jeff C
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Poor Guide
visited here after lots of recommendations. There's nothing not to like about it as its truly amazing. Sadly they d
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irene h
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Great museum
Really interesting fantastic guide well worth visiting very informative. Not what you think it’s going to be👍
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