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Stalag Luft III Prisoner Camp Museum

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Sunday visit to camp

This is historical walk dedicated especially to jung generation. Tower, Harry tunel, exhibicion... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
t0mki2
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Zagan, Poland
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Marek, our English tour guide, was engaging and very knowledgeable. The museum is very well set up... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
joeyyobbo
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Brisbane, Australia
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POW Camps Museum was built in 1971. It commemorates POW camps set up in Zagan (German Sagan) during WW2. One of them was infamous Stalag Luft 3 for allied airmen known from the mass breakout of 76 prisoners in 1944. The event was immortalized in the...more
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All reviews great escape stalag luft iii well worth a visit actual site guard tower the main road turn right brave men my dad short drive short film spent several hours battlefield tour solitary confinement railway station memorable visit private tour
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This is historical walk dedicated especially to jung generation. Tower, Harry tunel, exhibicion strongly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Marek, our English tour guide, was engaging and very knowledgeable. The museum is very well set up. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour and the museum. Thanks Marek for your enthusiasm! We, family of 3 (mum, dad and 11 year old son), thought the trip to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We were part of a coach tour, I found the museum to be so interesting, seeing the remains of the camp and ‘Harry’ was just bringing the whole ‘great escape’ story to life. We also stopped at the nearby cemetery. Very moving.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

The museum has added a number of artifacts that have been donated since I was last there. Just as good as it was. We then went to Harry in the woods about 1 mile away and also see where the resevoir was and also the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank hdwurzel
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Well worth the time and effort, particularly if you have any knowledge or connection with Stalag Luft II's role in WWII. My father, a USAAF B-17 co-pilot, spent 8 months there after being shot down in a May, 1944 raid over Berlin. I have been...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank temeraire53
Reviewed 20 April 2018

The Great escape is iconic and it was wonderful to get the opportunity to see the camp and this museum. The reconstructions are very good particularly the Hut 104 which was actually far larger inside than I imagined. To see many of the recovered items...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

My father was a pow at Stalag Luft 3 during the Second World War. He was a part of The Great Escape. He held ticket number 80. On the night of the escape, March 25, 1944 , my dad was greeted by the sharp end...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank Joan M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

What a wonderful place to visit especially if you have any connection with WW11 as I did my Father was a RAF POW. Marek The Museum Director and his Staff are completely dedicated to the upkeep of this place and the RAF personal that were...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank JFW_250
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The museum itself is rather small, but well organized with a replica of Hut 104 from which the Great Escape took place in 1944. We made use of the services of Wroclaw Sightseeing Tours, whose co-owner Marcin Hutyra personally drove us from Wroclaw to Zagan,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Sam B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The Stalag Luft III Prisoner Camp Museum, is a very interesting and important museum. Telling a lesser known WW2 history. Worth a visit. A well conducted museum with nice staff,

Date of experience: April 2017
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David7478
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Response from hdwurzel | Reviewed this property |
The train station is close to the actual camp and where the actual tunnels were. It is a good mile + walk both ways from the station then there is the memorial behind the station to the executed 50 which again is 1/2 mile... More
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Response from Al K | Reviewed this property |
RAF Officers would have been in East or North camp. The whole site covers all of the camps. Contact the museum, they are very helpful. We were given a tour of East camp by a member of staff which was excellent. Search for... More
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