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Insider Tour – Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp with the Berlin WelcomeCard


Sachsenhausen was conceived as a "model and training camp" under SS-Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler and is one of the first concentration camps, which was opened to the public.

Hear about the story about life in the camp during World War II and after and discover the dark history of Concentration Camp in Sachsenhausen.


  • Learn about the life and fate of the prisoners in the concentration camp
  • Visit the punishment cells, the execution sites and the Pathology Laboratory of the camp
  • Learn about the use of the camp by the Soviets (Special Camp No. 7/1) until its closure in 1950

Duration: 6 hours

Regular: € 12,75

*Only valid in connection with a valid Berlin WelcomeCard.

Languages and time:

English tour:
15th Mar - 14th Oct
East: 10:00 am / West 10:00 am

15th Oct - 14th Mar Tuesday - Sunday
East: 10:00 am / West 10:00 am

Spanish tour:
1st Mar - 7th Jan Tuesday,  Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
East: 10:00 am / West 10:00 am

1st Jun - 30 Sep also Friday
East: 10:00 am / West 10:00 am

Please notice: This tour is only available in the above mentioned languages.

Meeting point:

East: In front of "AM to PM" Bar/Restaurant, at S Hackescher Markt Train Station, Am Zwirngraben 4, 10178 Berlin.

West: In front of McDonalds, outside main entrance to S+U Zoologischer Garten Train Station. Hardenbergplatz, 10623 Berlin.

Train Tickets: An ABC zone travel ticket is needed.




6 hours

Departs/ Departure time

1st April - 14th October: daily
15th Oct - 31st Mar: Tuesday-Sunday
10:00 am Meetingpoint West / 10:00 am Meetingpoint East

Meeting point

S+U-Bahnhof Zoologischer Garten, directly in front of McDonalds (Hardenbergplatz 2-4, 10623 Berlin) / in front of the Bar "AM to PM" on S-Bahn Station Hackescher Markt (Am Zwirngraben 4, 10178 Berlin)

Arrival by public transport

U1, U2, U9 (Zoologischer Garten) / no U-Bahn
S5, S7, S75 (Zoologischer Garten) / S5, S7, S75 (Hackescher Markt)
no Tram / M1, M5 (Monbijou Park)
Bus 100, 200 / 100, 200, M48, TXL