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Kreismuseum Wewelsburg

Burgwall 19, 33142 Buren, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2955 76220
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An interesting look into Himmler's plans

This museum and the adjacent castle were meant to be the heart of the Aryan Empire. Here SS troops... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Provo, Utah
Timely reminder of political poison

The castle and the Kreismuseum are perched at the top of the small village overlooking the... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Hamilton, New Zealand
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Burgwall 19, 33142 Buren, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2955 76220
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum and the adjacent castle were meant to be the heart of the Aryan Empire. Here SS troops trained, here prisoners built fortifications and farms, here plans for the future empire were made and stored.

Thank amarilloannie
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The castle and the Kreismuseum are perched at the top of the small village overlooking the countryside. It is largely dedicated to the history of the SS, with good English information, including a 30 min film, available. The museum is free. The castle, modified by...More

Thank Katieclem46
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The castle itself is in best possible shape, also the landscape around is beatiful. Main topis of exposure is SS history over the 2 world war not hiding their crimes. Full expore is in german language, only a parts are in english language. Entrance is...More

Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Fascinating, and yet sad, photos and memorabilia from the Nazi regime. It was the first time I had seen a Nazi uniform and clothes worn by prisoners of war, other than in films and photos. Personally, I found this museum informative and incredibly emotive. A...More

1  Thank Englandbubbly
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I wanted to visit the castle because the legends about the SS over there. Certainly the castle and the surroundings are awesome. The place have a lot of history besides WW2. In fact when you walk through Its rooms you don't see nothing about nazis....More

3  Thank Hernan L
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This was a great attraction. The building itself is beautiful, and the scenery around is even better! Once inside you can get entry for less than ten euros and follow a path through the castle. It shows all of the 1000 years of history that...More

1  Thank ReochCraig
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We visited Wewelsberg for the second time on a bitterly cold day, as a day trip to round off the Christmas holidays. We are a party of two adults, two pre teens and a five year old. The castle has something for everyone. It has...More

2  Thank helens2ry
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This review is of the free area of the complex. There is a large, free, multi level museum within the castle, devoted to the rise of the SS, the personnel, the misuse of the power they created, and, ultimately, the concentration camp system, particularly the...More

2  Thank springlering
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

There are actually two museums at the castle and a walking tour. One museum focuses on the time the SS spend in the area. Also of what happened here during the war years. The other museum covers the history and some geology of the area...More

2  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 5 September 2016

im a big castle fan and staying not far i had to visit this place, it is truly a wonderful looking castle, so pretty and peaceful...well when i was there but was at one time...... SS Himmlers head quarters says it all really on what...More

1  Thank paulrm2304
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