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Magdeburska Kasarna (Magdeburg Barracks)

Hlavni Pevnost, Terezin, Czech Republic
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  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
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“theatre” (4 reviews)
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Hlavni Pevnost, Terezin, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

There are several areas in this building-the restored dormitory with personal effects and crowding, mock-up theater where they put on plays/musicals, and personal art made in the ghetto illustrating their conditions, emotions, etc. Since we were on a day tour group, the guide gave us...More

Thank WImom
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

In case you don't have enough time, I think you can avoid entering the building If you think you have time, it's worth to have a look: it might take max 30'

Thank Stefano B
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Pavel brought this barracks to life. Unlike other camps this one remains the same as it did during the war. The family effects make this very real. You can see the theater as well as other common areas.

1  Thank SheriBobLove2Travel
Reviewed 16 June 2016

In the Magdeburska Kasarna is also a small theater were I danced on the stage. I was 8 years old living in the ghetto at the children home. For me it was something very special to see again the stage celerbrated my 80 years birthday....More

3  Thank VeraMeisels
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Part of the memorial dedicated to the culture, music and literary creation in the ghetto. Don't miss small room with movies in the courtyard.

Thank Martin J
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Visited Terezin with Pavel. Whole day was very educational and emotional. Have we learned from past history? i don't think so.! RIP the Persecuted

1  Thank Kirly1065
Reviewed 26 August 2015

All of my lectures were held here whilst taking part in a conference for the Holocaust Education Trust. It is an amazing building with a devastating history, as the whole of Terezin has but this building held something more devastating which was the false hope...More

1  Thank Jemma P
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I saw this museum as part of a tour to Terezin by Prague Gray line. We saw this museum last as part of our tour to Terezin. It contains a mockup of the rooms that held the bunks. It is set up as photographs and...More

Thank 2torontotraveller
Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

Visited the museum after first going to the small fortress. Artifacts of life in the Ghetto are well portrayed and preserved. Very interesting information about ghetto artists and how inhabitants used theatre and arts to escape the cruelty of the war and ghetto.

1  Thank Betsy V
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Magdeburg barracks are very well maintained. Exhibition of artists are divided in sections. Ladies who are working there will play sample of Brundibar opera by Hans Krasa created for Terezin children. It was so moving..

1  Thank jamiesilberstein
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