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Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial Guided Tour from Krakow

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Overview
Visit the World War II Auschwitz-Birkenau complex and learn about the Nazi Holocaust on this 7-hour trip from Krakow. You will be picked up from the city centre and take you by coach to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Oświęcim. Explore the two camps with a professional guide who will carefully, and sensitively explain everything that you can see, including the barracks and poignant museum exhibits at Auschwitz I, as well as the gas chambers, watchtowers and memorials in Auschwitz II-Birkenau. You will learn about the history of the Holocaust and the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945, as well as hear individual stories of some of the camp's prisoners.

After purchasing the service you will receive a link for DIY Krakow audio guide in English as a complimentary gift.
Itinerary
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You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • 1
    DiscoverCracow
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Brzezinka
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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  • 4
    DiscoverCracow
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Explore the exhibits and memorials at Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
  • Hear a guide give historical facts clearly with a provided headset
  • No need to rent a car to get to the museum—round-trip transport is included
  • Get a free Krakow city audio tour to use independently when booking
What to Expect
For this guided tour of Auschwitz, be picked up at a centrally located Krakow Location. On the journey to Oswiecim, watch a documentary film about the Holocaust. Once you arrive at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, your guide takes you through the grounds of Auschwitz I. See the original roads, watchtowers, and railway ramps before going into exhibits and learning even more about the struggle of former prisoners. Afterward, follow your guide to Birkenau (Auschwitz II), and see some of the original fences, crematoriums, and gas chambers. Your tour ends with a drive back to Krakow, where you’re be dropped off in the city’s center.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: plac Szczepański 8, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
2: Dajwór 69, 31-052 Kraków, Poland
Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
EN 5-6am
4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:05:00 AM - 06:00 AM

EN 12-1pm
4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

ESP 11-12pm
4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

EN 6-7am
4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 07:00 AM

EN 1-2pm
4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:01:00 AM - 02:00 AM

EN 8-9am
8/27/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

EN 10-11am
4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

4/1/2020 - 3/11/2021Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 02:00 PM

EN 2-3pm
8/27/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:02:00 AM - 03:00 AM

EN 7-8am
4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 08:00 AM

EN 11-12am
4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

ESP 10-11am
4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

EN 9-10am
8/27/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

4/1/2020 - 3/11/2021Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Duration
7h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Local guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Pick up and drop off to the city centre
  • Krakow City DIY audioguide (available after the booking) - in English
  • Entry/Admission - DiscoverCracow
  • Entry/Admission - Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Confirmation and the free DIY Krakow City audioguide will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for child aged 14 and under
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Breaks during the tour are no longer than 10 minutes
  • The service does not include a meal, so please bring a packed lunch
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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It was worth a visit, there was lots to see but because it is a mega busy place you can't read everything. It was good having a guide because they do tell you stuff that you don't get to read about. I actually felt taking photo's was a bit weird.
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Could not recommend this tour enough. We requested an English speaking tour guide and I'm so glad we did. The other tours had around 20+ people on them whereas this one only had around 8 which made the whole experience so much better! The lady we had was so passionate about what
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Excellent - picked up on time and our tour guide Damien was outstanding . It was very moving and he was sensitive and very informative . He made the whole day easy .
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This is a tour that everyone must do! Takes around 90 minutes to get there from Krakow. Spent first couple of hours on guided tour around Auschwitz before going on to Birkenau, tour guide very informative and highly recommended. Overall takes around 6-8 hours so plan for a full
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Fabulous experience and I am a tourist guide so difficult to please. The guide was informative and sensitive and very good. We must never forget so everyone should visit.
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By: Discover Cracow Tours
Maps435499
10
No ticket
The place is amazing however the receptionist not so helpful, we got Turned back from the reception as only got
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edel n
50
Horrible staff
We decided to go directly to the museum to get information on entrance, tours etc. It was a little busy but not
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MFC1958
237
interesting
It was worth a visit, there was lots to see but because it is a mega busy place you can't read everything. It was
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PrincessPinky
Manchester, United Kingdom
3621
Worth a visit
Very little about Oskar Schindler but a lot about the history of Kraków during WWII. It’s well worth a visit and
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Diesel59
Corfu, Greece
3416
A beautiful experience let down at the end
We organised our visit through TripAdvisor prior to our visit.Pick up from hotel by mini bus as planned on arrival
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Debbie D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
10
Stunning!
This place really is a MUST SEE if you visit Kraków. The architecture & art is breathtaking & everywhere you look
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Bry H
Porthtowan, United Kingdom
110
A lot to take in
Very good museum with a lot of information. Could easily spend multiple hours there. We went around on our own but
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Emma
10
Awful company
Be very careful if you use this company!! Booked a shuttle bus from Krakow to Auschwitz and the return - could not
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Andrew B
369
Reliable and good communication
We used this service for airport transfers. The drivers were on time and very friendly. Our flight was delayed and
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Jeffrey E
United Kingdom
41
Poor customer service
Picked up from the airport and driven to the hotel I was staying in: all fine. However, the problems arose when I
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  • Duration: 7h
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  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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