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Majdanek National Museum

Droga Meczennikow Majdanka 67, Lublin 20-325, Poland
+48 81 710 28 33
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Ranked #1 of 17 attractions in Lublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Lublin, poland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I've never really been to a concentration camp, I'm glad this was the first one I'd seen. Very sad place. The barrack that touched me the most us where they house the shoes of all the prisoners. Very eery! If you're in Lublin, you must visit Majdanek. It's about 10mins away from the city center

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Staffordshire
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33 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We went here on 30th July with Intopoland, our guide was from Lublin so knew his history very well, his mother lived next to the Camp so we met her too. The camp is intact, including the storage barracks, the gas chamber, the Crematorium and the prisoners barracks. It was an eerie place to be, especially being so close to... More

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Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I visited this place in 2005. To this day I still cannot shake the place out of my head. When we entered the guard let us roam freely around the place. The soldiers barracks were refitted to showcase the shoes, which smelled of old leather. Others had maps of the camp. The processing facility had the showers, and then the... More

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

I recently visited Auschwitz and came away disappointed. It felt like I had been on a production line and hadn't done it the way I wanted to. This wasn't an issue at Majdanek, where I could wander at my own pace, free to read all the fascinating information. I spent two and a half hours there. My only disappointment is... More

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Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

If you have never been to World War 2 concentration camp you really need to prepare yourself for this experience. A little reflection beforehand on the history and context may assist. You also must know that you are going to see, smell and walk through something truly horrific. Majdanek has been very well kept and if you have been to... More

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Santiago, Chile
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

It makes for a horrible two hours but it must be done, if you know what I mean. Two hours will suffice for this camp, which is much smaller than auschwitz.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Go see what really happened to Jewry in Eastern Poland during WW2. Puts lots of things into perspective for me.

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New York City, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Definitely hire a guide for your tour of this place of death. The original buildings are still intact and it seems like everything could be operational in 15 minutes. Sobering reminder of what hate does to people.

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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

HAppy to see them maintain the Location. It was a powerful tour but very worthwhile to see how well they maintain the museum.

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Cork, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Out of all the camps / remains that I visited in Poland, this place had the most chilling effect on me. It's possible to visit this huge site in perfect silence since there are very few visitors. The exhibits are so honest and brutally down to earth that you can almost feel carried away in time. If one wishes to... More

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