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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
From US$41.58
Overview
Get a grasp on the significance of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum when you visit it with a guide who shares stories about its history, its former prisoners, and its survivors. Learn about the complex and sad past of this dark time 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 concentrate 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.
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Reviewed 5 days ago
discover Krakow

The trip was brilliant from start to finish. They picked us up at our hotel free of charge and they were on time. We had a little film on the way . The guide was very knowledgeable very passionate and very pleasant . He answered...More

2  Thank jonysim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Try to comprehend the incomprehensible

Like other reviews this was a trip that both my partner and I wanted to do for some years to try to understand the incomprehensible. We booked this trip about a week before we arrived at Kraków, we then received an email advising us of...More

2  Thank ckdc2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
"Very moving"

This has always been something I have wanted to do. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and was able to answer any questions asked of her. I found it very moving and emotional and just cant imagine how those poor people must have felt and...More

Thank TAT1962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Moving

Booking on line couldn’t be simpler and the pick up and return was like clockwork. The guide, Jacob was very knowledgeable and his explanation of the horrific event presented in the Auschwitz 1 camp via headsets was delivered with empathy. The industrial scale of the...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Must see tour

Excellent tour and very informative. Very emotional day spent remembering and respecting those unfortunate people that went to either camp. The impressions of the all exhibits and the quietness of this memorial ground is a must feel. The emotion remained long after the tour.

Thank jayde14
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Sammy P
5 July 2018|
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Response from 59westy70 | Reviewed this property |
We did the tour with an operator as previously said in other answers , but my next visit maybe next year we will do the tour on our own and take time going round. I know some friends who's done both..
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Marie R
30 June 2018|
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Response from aangdavies | Reviewed this property |
You leave krakow about 9 and are back just after lunch time. You can book longer tours if you wish
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Mason1191
27 June 2018|
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Response from aangdavies | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. I think the shortest tour leaves about 9 and comes back around 2.30 ish.
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