Auschwitz - Birkenau Museum Half-Day Trip from Krakow

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Krakow city center
Krakow city center
Birkenau
Birkenau
Auschwitz
Auschwitz
Birkenau
Birkenau
Birkenau
Birkenau
Birkenau
Birkenau
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What To Expect

Visit one of the best-known concentration camps in the world! Take a step back into the past as you stroll around the camps filled with interesting stories. Learn more about the events that happened during the Second World War.

Highlights

  • Explore one of the notable concentration camps in the world

  • Learn about the origins of the camp and its history

  • Check out the amazing collection of original exhibits and documents at the museum

  • Be amazed with the well-preserved roads, fences, watchtowers, railway ramps and many more bringing you back to the past

Specifications

Type:
Tours around Krakow
Departs From:
Krakow
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick up or Swietego Jana Street
Duration:
7 hours
Availability:
daily at 6:30 AM to 8:30 AM
Product Code:
1309
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Description

A grim reminder of Nazi terror and the holocaust, the "death factory" with its infamous crematoria, Auschwitz - now the Museum of Martyrdom - consists of brick barracks with tons of hair, shoes, glasses and other belongings of victims. See hectares of wooden barracks and gas chambers in Birkenau. With millions of visitors every year from around the world, explore the concentration camp named as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Take in the solemnity of the place while exploring the grounds with great respect and sensitivity. See Auschwitz, deemed as one of the remarkable concentration camps in the world, and have a glimpse of the place where many people were killed during the Second World War. Walk through the gate with a beguiling inscription, Arbeit macht frei (Work sets one free).

Follow the footsteps of the prisoners for over half a century ago and learn about the origins of the camp, its history and the everyday life of the its prisoners. The Auschwitz-Birkenau complex was established in 1940 with over 1.5 million Jews, Poles, Italians and Frenchman died throughout its 5 years of operation.

Check out the museum, founded in 1947 combining the area of Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II, and sight the well-preserved roads, fences, watchtowers, railway ramps and many more. Get a chance to see the museum's impressive collection of original exhibits and documents.

Includes

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Transportation

  • Entrance fees

  • Local guide

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children 4 years old and below are free of charge. Students aged 16 to 24 years old have special rates. Please inquire.

  • It is necessary to print the voucher for this activity. Electronic copies presented from a mobile device will not be accepted. Please present your voucher to the tour leader before the trip.

  • Reconfirmation is required once tour is booked. Please call +48123463899 at least 48 hours before scheduled departure to reconfirm reservation and arrange hotel pick-up.

  • Pick-up starts up to 1 hour before departure time from centrally located hotels. Hotel pick-up may be up to an hour before departure time.

  • Eating and smoking, as well as taking photographs inside the buildings and acting in a disruptive manner are forbidden at the site.

  • The maximum size of bags guests can carry into the museum is 30x20x10 centimeters in dimension.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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