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Stalag Luft III Prisoner Camp Museum

ul. Lotnikow Alianckich 6 | and Stalag VIIIC, Zagan 68-100, Poland
+48 68 478 49 94
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Stalag Luft 3 museum and camp

The camp is open and free to roam, but it is well worth contacting the museum and talking to the... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Al K
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Essex, United Kingdom
Great historical site

I really enjoyed learning about this POW camp and the Great Escape. The man who runs the museum is... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
rtoblin
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Washington, DC
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6 Apr 2017
“Stalag Luft 3 museum and camp”
29 Jan 2017
“Great historical site”
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ul. Lotnikow Alianckich 6 | and Stalag VIIIC, Zagan 68-100, Poland
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

The camp is open and free to roam, but it is well worth contacting the museum and talking to the staff. Although the camp is famous for the Great Escape, I wanted to see the site of the Wooden Horse escape. Mirek, a guide at...More

Thank Al K
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed learning about this POW camp and the Great Escape. The man who runs the museum is so excited and passionate about the history, it's infectious. It was also nice that they had a movie in English about Zagan, the camp and the...More

1  Thank rtoblin
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Truly sobering location to remind one that Freedom IS NOT Free. In this case men from many Allied nations faced untold hardships to include execution, so that the world could defeat fascism. Sadly for many they had to ensure communism and all of it's brutal...More

3  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 24 November 2016

A short story of the location: it is the site of the most courageous escape, resulting in the killing of 50 prisoners including Polish flight officers. This episode of history was the subject of the film "The Great Escape", starring Steve McQueen. It was the...More

1  Thank wodzik
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Its nice to see that a museum remains to commemorate the prisoners & shows there bravery & ingenuity at attempting to escape. Prior to traveling to the site I had also watched the Discovery program which detailed the excavations carried out in an attempt to...More

4  Thank JoesLincolnEngland
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This will make you say WOW and OMG over and over again. This is defineitly 1 for historians and photographers all round.

1  Thank markjw4119
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My brother arranged this visit as part of our WW2 history holiday. The museum is small but perfectly formed and despite our visit being outside of opening hours, Marek, the Director, gave us a magnificent tour filled will interesting annecdotes and facts about the Great...More

2  Thank Gary S
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

WORDS CANNOT EXPRESS THIS PLACE. My wife and I traveled from Charleston SC after contacting the Direct Marek Lazarz. Marek was absolutely amazing and treated me and my wife like family. He gave us a tour of the museum and took me to the spot...More

4  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a superb place if you take an interest in WWII history. Place where "The Great Escape" took place is definitely worth visiting.

Thank Nilffgard
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This was an interesting place to visit. The museum is quite small but has a lot to offer. I have been here twice in 2016 and both times it was very quiet. I would definitely watch the great escape prior to visiting this site. The...More

1  Thank alasdairmc05
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Mike S
My father (RAF) was a prisoner here in 1944/45 you say there were several camps here which one do you think an RAF officer would have been in?
8 May 2017|
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Response from Al K | Reviewed this property |
RAF Officers would have been in East or North camp. The whole site covers all of the camps. Contact the museum, they are very helpful. We were given a tour of East camp by a member of staff which was excellent. Search for... More
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sibermike
What is a reasonable amount of time that we should expect to spend here?
21 September 2016|
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Response from Motor200 |
My wife and I spent nearly 6 hours. My grandfather was a POW there in 1944 so I took in as much of the museum as I could to include walking the grounds and inspecting the area. We loved it and Marek the museum director is... More
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Les T
nearest airport,rail and coach links,just planning route,any help greatfully recieved x
5 September 2016|
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Response from danglemoongroup | Reviewed this property |
Airport = Wroclaw (also a good city to base yourself) Rail = Zagan
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