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Le Struthof concentration camp

Route Departementale 130 | Natzwiller, 67130, France
+33 3 88 47 44 59
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Route Departementale 130 | Natzwiller, 67130, France
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

As some have said the web site does not do this place justice. Long drive up through a beautiful forest. This camp seemed to be more of a work base camp than some others that were more focused on the other activities done at camps....More

Thank PennStateTim_24
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

A thought-provoking visit. Seeing where man committed atrocities against fellow man is a sad experience. But needs to be done to keep the memory alive. The guided tour was really well done and hit exactly the right tone. We did the tour in French but...More

Thank cphlor
Reviewed July 20, 2017

This is the only German-run WWII concentration camp that was built on French soil. It's a definite must-see, because it was preserved at the time of the liberation in 1944. So most of the buildings, fences, towers, incinerator, and so on, are preserved. Of greatest...More

Thank DBM58
Reviewed June 27, 2017

We weren't sure what to expect but after our visit we felt the website didn't do it justice. I have not been to other concentration camps to compare size but this seemed to be an ideal size - we spent 2-3 hours there and didn't...More

Thank Kazoofamily
Reviewed June 5, 2017

This is a beautiful location with a horrific history. I think this is one of the lesser known concentration camps but it is worth a visit. It is set on a fairly steep slope which was an additional problem for those interned here. There is...More

Thank Titch-the-Witch
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

This is a well-presented history lesson on the actual site of a Nazi camp in Alsace. Not overwhelming - physically or emotionally. People with no very basic French or German language knowledge may become frustrated. Was pleased to see large numbers of school groups (speaking...More

3  Thank damdahl2058
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful drive to get there. It is hard to believe something so horrific happened in such beautiful surroundings. I am not a person that loves history but this time period intrigues me. Definitely worth the visit, but also very sad. I would not recommend it...More

1  Thank Scrappiedoo
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

We detoured from the autoroute enroute back from Austria skiing up into Vosge mountains to visit Natzwiller - Struthof concentration camp We didn't realise it wasn't open between the Christmas Eve and early march No matter Still an eerie and very powerful sight - even...More

Thank MJH1
Reviewed December 13, 2016

We were staying in Colmar and it's a pleasant drive - hard to believe that a place that saw such atrocities is hidden away in such a beautiful landscape. I just happened to buy a guidebook in French where I read about this camp although...More

Thank Sally F
Reviewed November 24, 2016

It's a scenic and easy drive from Colmar to the concentration camp. Well worth the trip to acknowledge those who suffered at the hands of evil. Most of the buildings are no longer there and the ones that are give you a feel for what...More

1  Thank Gillian O
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Patricia A
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Response from Scrappiedoo | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. We had a paper in English that we could read from.
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In 1954, most of the baracks couldn't be saved and been destroyed. French government kept 4 baracks : kitchen, museum, crematory and cellular. In 1976, the museum was burnt by neo-nazis. The barcak has been reconstructed... More
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