Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial

Tour information

Come visit the infamous, historic site of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where the most tragic events of the Holocaust took place. Originally Auschwitz-Birkenau started as a concentration camp but soon became the centre of horrific events of misery, imprisonment and manslaughter on the behalf of Hitler’s Nazi troops.

On this guided tour through the Auschwitz Museum that was founded in 1947 you will be lead through the area with a knowledgeable guide who will introduce you to the origins of the camp, explain the everyday life situation for the prisoners there and tell you the history in great details.

The tour begins with an informative 50-minute long documentary about the liberation of the Camp. Your guide will then explain the historical and political background of why the camp was created in Auschwitz. From there the tour heads towards the museum founded in the remains of the prison blocks, where you’ll find the gas chamber and the crematorium. From there the tour includes a short break, followed by a visit to Birkenau, the biggest Nazi concentration camp. After the tour finishes you will return to Krakow by a bus.

This tour includes:

Licensed guide — Bus ride — Documentary — Exploration of Auschwitz-Birkenau — Courier — Insurance-

Traveler Reviews

  • “Great tour company. Perfect trip”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on June2, 2016

    Booked online before we left UK for Auschwitz-Birkenhau day trip as it worked out the best price for us and we were not disappointed. Meeting point was at the office in the Market Square behind the…

  • “Absolutely fantastic”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 31, 2016

    We went on two tours with Cracow City Tours, the Salt Mines and Auschwitz. The salt mines were incredible, Sebastian the tour guide was brilliant, very friendly, knowledgeable and funny, he made the…

  • “Very enjoyable tours. ”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 31, 2016

    Booked a couple of trips with this company. Auschwitz was great. Very informative and an important part of history.Salt mines were fantastic especially with Sebastian and his brilliant humour as…

On arrival

The meeting point is in front of our office, Cracow City Tours, on Matejki Square number 2.

Things to note

Please note:
-Everyone entering the Museum grounds may be subject to inspection, including their luggage. Electronic devices may also be checked for dangerous substances and items. Anyone who refuses a random inspection is denied entrance.
-The maximum size of bags and backpacks allowed to carry on the Museum grounds is 30 x 20 x 10 cm.
-During high season the tour can take up to 7 hours.

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From 20:00 to 03:00
Matejki Square no 2
Краков Малопольское воеводство PL
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