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Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial Guided Tour from Krakow

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Book this tour and enhance your experience with a complimentary Krakow audio city guide
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
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial Guided Tour from Krakow
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Tour with an English speaking guide, starts between 10:00-11:00. Please make sure to contact the supplier no later than 24h prior to your tour in order to confirm exact pickup time.
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Tour with an English speaking guide, starts between 12:00-13:00. Please make sure to contact the supplier no later than 24h prior to your tour in order to confirm exact pickup time.
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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.
What to Expect
For this guided tour of Auschwitz, you can either choose to be picked up at your hotel or at Szczepanski Square in Krakow. 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.
Reviews (449)
1 - 5 of 159 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
DO NOT RECOMMEND

Do not recommend. I booked a tour with this company the day before, the description says the pickup is at 6-7 am, I tried to contact them the day before to confirm a time, however it was late so we did not get an answer....More

14  Thank johnmG2448YG
Reviewed December 11, 2018
Grim but you must go

Its a huge piece of world history. You have to go if you go to Krakow or anywhere nearby. Too many people taking Selfies and so many people have scribbled on the walls, it is disappointing.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Andrew H
Reviewed December 10, 2018
must visit

.Our guide was very respectful of the place and his information was delivered with feeling.I cant say it was an enjoyable trip but reminds you of a time which should never happen again.The bus trip from Krakow took over 1 hour.security was tight.Do not take...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank irene c
Reviewed December 5, 2018
Auschwitz-Birkenau death/extermination camp

This is the main extermination camp that most will be familiar with, the wooden barracks are similar on the outside to those shown in the film The Great Escape, the similarity will end inside as those in Birkenau will have had none of the comforts...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Neil N
Reviewed November 30, 2018
Such a sad experience.

Visit last summer 2017 & Winter 2018, both truly heartbreaking experience but in the winter you really thought more on how terrible this place was, the deaths hurt and mental state of all the poor people here and what they went through you can never...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank LisaW2320
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