We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Strasse der Nationen 22, 16515 Oranienburg, Brandenburg, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 3301 200200
08:30 - 18:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 08:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

More than 100,000 Jews, communists, intellectuals, gypsies and homosexuals...

More than 100,000 Jews, communists, intellectuals, gypsies and homosexuals were killed by Nazis between 1936 and 1945 in this concentration camp. Some of the buildings have been preserved in their original form including barracks, and a pathology department where Nazis performed medical experiments on the inmates.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 444.97*
and up
Private Tour from Berlin to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
More Info
USD 19.40*
and up
Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Walking Tour
More Info
USD 31.87*
and up
Berlin Private 6-Hour Tour to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 2,758 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 1202
  • 284
    Very good
  • 26
  • 3
  • 1

Departure from Brandebourg gate. One hour train plus walk until the entrance. 3 hours guided visit for approx 16€.

Reviewed yesterday
Nick S
Paris, France
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

2,758 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 1,516: English reviews
Paris, France
Level Contributor
603 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Departure from Brandebourg gate. One hour train plus walk until the entrance. 3 hours guided visit for approx 16€.

Thank Nick S
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The tour of the concentration camp, given by Georgia, was really interesting and informative. Would highly recommend.

Thank Dave T
Cork, Ireland
Level Contributor
41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The former concentration camp was eerie just trying to imagine what its inmates had suffered. It is accessible but with some cobbled areas and does have an accessible toilet

Thank Declan G
Level Contributor
91 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The camp was built originally to house political prisoners however eventually it was used for more than that. The camp is open and has it's own museum---very sobering but worthwhile. We encountered many groups of school children as the schools want the newest generation to remember the terrible past in order to avoid repeating it in some way.

Thank thedoll1
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This trip was worth way more than the 16 euro I paid for it. The tour was 5.5 hours in total. We started in Berlin, and our guide, Sam, lead us via train & bus to Sachsenhausen. He walked us through all components of this concentration camp, including the crematorium, gas chamber, work houses, prison, barracks and more. These concentration... More 

Thank Jessica B
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on this tour as a result of the excellent free tour run by Sandemans. We were not disappointed, our guide Rochelle was incredible, her knowledge & passion for such a difficult & horrendous topic gave us an amazing insight into the history of the camp. We cannot recommend this tour (or Rochelle) highly enough

Thank Vicki6555
Level Contributor
6 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amy was our tour guide. She did a great job of explaining the history of Sachsenhausen with insight and sensitivity.

Thank LondonLeader
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No matter how you get here, drive or tour, you must visit to understand this part of history. I do recommend a guided tour to get all of the back story. Most of the original buildings are gone, but there is enough to give you a feel for what was there. It will cause you to reflect on life.

Thank pbnc63
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Only spending two days in Berlin and having a high interest in the historical and war background of Germany this was a must do! We went with a tour guide just to make the experience more in-depth and well organised, which it was. We had Jared as our guide and he was fantastic start to finish! Very informative and willing... More 

Thank Maddy H
New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a Nazi Concentration Camp, located North of Berlin; used primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to end of World War II. Comprises of Camp Ground, Infirmary, Commandant House, Prison, Station 'Z', Russian Camp, T Building, Barracks 38 and 39 among others. All these are open to public. One can reach the Camp by train from Berlin and then... More 

Thank 832vgs

Travellers who viewed Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp also viewed


Been to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp and other visitors
46 questions
Ask a question
Grand Ledge, Michigan
Ottawa, Canada
over a year ago

See all questions (46)

Questions? Get answers from Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?