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Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Guided Tour from Krakow

Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Guided Tour from Krakow

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Learn the significance of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum when you visit with a guide who shares stories about its history, its former prisoners, and its survivors. Learn about the complex and its sad past 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 focus on the more important details of your visit.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
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    Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
    English guided tour in Auschwitz and Birkenau Museum is provided by a licensed museum guide . (Headphones are included) Visiting the camps takes around 3,5 hours and consists of sightseeing of two Nazi camps & Auschwitz and Birkenau.
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    Pass by
    Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
  • 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
  • Travel in a comfortable bus with a maximum 12 guests.
What to Expect
This Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum tour picks you up from your hotel early in the morning. Hop aboard a comfortable bus 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 bus for the ride to Krakow.
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Important Information
  • Guided tour in Auschwitz-Birkenau in English
  • Price included services of the Museum local guide, rental cost of headphones
  • Documentary movie subject to availability
  • Pick up from hotel between 7:30 - 9:30 to be confirmed
  • Transportation between both camps
  • Meeting at your hotel, apartment etc.
  • Shared Transport to and from Auschwitz birkenua and return
  • Comfortable A/C minivan transportation with licensed driver
  • High quality, friendly and helpful English-speaking drivers
  • Masks for all guests available in our cars
  • Insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note, that the maximum size of backpacks or handbags brought into the Auschwitz Museum & Memorial can not exceed dimensions: 30x20x10cm
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Two days before the tour we will send you exact pick up time from your location
  • Since now, for all bookings made for 2020 for Auschwitz-Birkenau tour, we need surname and name of every participant (the same as in their ID or PASSPORT). If we will not get it, we will not be able to buy entrance tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum.
  • Please make sure to bring with you to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, ID or PASSPORT, because the guards will ask about it before enter. Without it, you will not be able to enter the museum.
  • Our cars will be disinfection before each service
  • Mask and gloves for all guests available in our cars
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Patrick T wrote a review Oct 16
8 contributions2 helpful votes
Excellent tour driver spoke fluent English and guide at Auschwitz and Birkenau very informative. Really moving as expected and walking round the sites gives you some kind of comprehension of the scale of the crimes that took place here. Bring a woolly hat though if weather
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Date of experience: October 2020
Jessie M wrote a review Oct 13
5 contributions3 helpful votes
This was a great trip. Our guide picked us up from the hotel on time, we watched a documentary and arrived promptly for our English tour. It was so nice to have the guide who walked us through the front of the line with the tickets ready. After the first half of the tour we had
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Date of experience: October 2020
юра к wrote a review Oct 1
Chisinau, Moldova18 contributions
Make sure to double check the language you want to book, because you can not change it while you are there. This place is a MUST to visit, because it's a history, this is something we need to remember and pass trough the decades.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Paul E wrote a review Oct 1
1 contribution
From pick up to drop off and the tour of both Auschwitz areas was really well organised. Everything was catered for and with the driver and guide very knowledgeable.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Claudia H wrote a review Sep 2020
1 contribution
Igor was a great driver, picked us up on time and dropped us off safely. The tour was very interesting, surprising and harrowing - definitely one to do if you’re in Krakow.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Highly educational and intense
We did the Auschwitz and salt mines in the same day. In hindsight may have broken them up as you get to explore mor
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A poignant day at Auschwitz and Birkenau
TripAdvisor kept me fully aware of any changes that were made. Picked up as prearranged by our driver,Michael,who
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Everyone should go here once in their life
Excellent tour. Pick up in Krakow . Coach takes just over an hour. Well organised . Knowledgeable tour guide. Be pr
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This should be on everyone’s “to do” list
A place we should all visit and which should be on everyones “Todo”list.To remember the horrors man does to man. T
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Day trip to Auschwitz/Birkenau & Salt mines
We booked this trip to Auschwitz and the salt mines a couple of weeks before coming out. We had good communication
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Fantastic trip
I would highly recommend booking this trip! We were collected right outside our Airbnb, Very smooth drive there, us
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Must see
Worth to visit once in a lifetime.. Our guide Natalia was amazing, she explained everything with passion. Being in
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A bucket list definite
We booked this tour on the Saturday for the Sunday. We were picked up at a nearby hotel from hours. One other passe
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Edmundo D
A well run, powerful experience
With respect to the obviously horrific nature of the subject, a very interesting experience. Having visited Dachau
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Excellent trip
The whole trip was well organised from being picked up at the hotel and dropped off again. The tour guide was brill
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Susan S
Thought provoking day
Great communication so we knew exactly what was happening, picked up from our hotel there were 4 of us in the mini
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Very good. But sad
So interesting.. We had a good tour.. The man who took us around was very good and helpful both tours was about 5 h
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Exceptional experience; amazing day trip
A long day of contrasting experiences, but so glad we made the excursion. Auschwitz-Birkenau was such a sad and so
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The overall experience was great. Couldn’t fault our driver as he was extremely friendly and polite. He was on ti
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My first ever time visiting here and it was the most amazing place I have ever been ( hope that isn’t taken the wro
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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