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For this guided tour of Auschwitz, you can either choose to be picked up at your hotel or at Szczepanski Square in Krakow. 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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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Discover Poland - Day Tours
Get more out of going with a guide to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum during this tour from Krakow, and enrich your knowledge of the dark time in history when this former Nazi concentration camp was in operation. Hear sad stories, see important memorials, and walk through the grounds and exhibits. Fit this significant guided tour into your trip with multiple tour times offered.
  • 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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Such a harrowing experience

This place was truly harrowing and a must visit as it is very educational. It really does make you reflect on the hurt and torture caused to so many. Such a valuable history lesson, and reccommend visiting to be even more educated.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
VERY Disappointing

18.9.18 - 7am start Staff dismissive and unhelpful at office. Meeting place was listed as at DK office but group had to walk to wawel castle for coach - not great for less abled or elderly especially at 7am. Guide gave out confusing instructions on...More

2  Thank callybird
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Rushed. Apathetic. Unclear

The tour itself is organised and on time however our guide Claudia was subpar. She lost half the tour within Auschwitz and didn't even realise. This is because the tour is extremely rushed and she rushes to the next site without any indication, leaving half...More

1  Thank edwardross
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sobering experience; tour was rushed

We went in July when it was hot and crowded. That is why I'm only giving it 4 stars as I don't feel we were given the time we would have liked to fully digest what we were seeing and we missed key parts of...More

3  Thank Anna L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dangerous driver and speedy tour!

We booked this tour online and all was fine up until the point where we met our driver for the trip. The driver didn't greet us or tell us his name. He drove recklessly- passing everything in sight whilst drinking energy drinks and texting on...More

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9 September 2018|
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Response from RulesGirl | Reviewed this property |
They change depending on your hotel location and whether you’re doing a full day or not. Our pick up was in the city and we were collected st 6.15am for the half day tour.
9 September 2018|
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Response from Emmser | Reviewed this property |
There were multiple pickups and dropoffs per day. We went at 1:00 pm and got back to Krakow around 8:00 pm.
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2 August 2018|
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Response from gogsie1 | Reviewed this property |
The one I went picked up everyone from their hotel
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