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Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Guided Tour from Krakow

Highlights
  • Explore Auschwitz I and Birkenau at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
  • Hear a guide give historical facts clearly with a provided headset
  • No need to rent a car—round-trip transport from Krakow is included
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Guided Tour from Krakow
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Guided Tour from Krakow
US$40.88
Overview
Learn the significance of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum when you visit with a guide who shares stories about its history, its former prisoners, and its survivors. Learn about the complex and its sad past as you walk through the grounds of Auschwitz I and Birkenau (Auschwitz II). Entrance fees and round-trip transport from Krakow are provided, so you can focus on the more important details of your visit.
What to Expect
This Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum tour picks you up from your hotel early in the morning. Hop aboard a comfortable minivan limited to eight people. On board, you can take advantage of the free Wi-Fi and watch a Holocaust documentary, if it’s available at the time.

Once you arrive at the museum, follow a guide around both Auschwitz I and Birkenau (Auschwitz II) as you see the former roads, watchtowers, railway ramps, fences, crematoriums, and gas chambers. Your guide makes sure to tell you stories as you go through the exhibits and memorials, too.

After your Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum tour, get back into your minivan for the ride to Krakow, and get dropped back at your hotel upon arrival.
Reviews (166)
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Reviewed yesterday
Glamour!?

Many folks, perhaps as a result of TV and movies, think there is some glamour in warfare. All who are so misguided ought to visit here and listen to what the guide is saying. To see the barbaric hatred of men to fellowmen is appalling...More

Thank BA261167
Reviewed 5 days ago
Very well organised an informative tour

We booked this trip through Krakow tours and i must say they were fantastic, the pick up was from our hotel was a few minutes late, but the driver apologised as the traffic was bad. The tourbus was very comfortable and we were shown a...More

5  Thank Malcolmb7
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
A strange one to .

I can’t say it’s fantastic as that would imply I enjoyed the experience but I would recommend this as a once in a lifetime experience. Heartbreaking, sobering and informative. From the moment our driver picked us up, to the documentary we watched on our way...More

2  Thank Jon H
Reviewed 1 week ago
Very sad and humbling

My sister and I have just returned from Kraków after a short 5 day trip, the country is beautiful. The people are lovely, very polite and helpful. We also done the Auschwitz=Birkenau tour. What a very sad and humbling place to visit. What those poor...More

3  Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 1 week ago
A sobering experience

You can't really describe how you feel after a visit to the Death Camps. I didn't expect so many red brick buildings at Auschwitz, and though all of them were open to visitors the tour we were on limited how many we went into. I...More

2  Thank Ann B
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heather c
18 October 2018|
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Response from Tony T | Reviewed this property |
In the tour i did, there were 12 people. We were each given a radio headset and the tour guide had a radio mic so we could all hear her clearly without her having to shout. It also meant we could spread out a bit and still... More
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heather c
18 October 2018|
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Response from Rachelle W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we had about 12, 8 of us travelled together and 4 more joined us on arrival. Hope this helps
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