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Flossenburg Concentration Camp and Museum

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Respectfully done.

When you arrive, we started with the museum that is behind the main building that you see when you... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2019
glsc-geekgirl
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Nashville, Tennessee
Beyond comprehension.

Came here on a very cold windy day. Had never been to such a place. Walked the grounds, read the... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2018
FunDays2010
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Ohio
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

When you arrive, we started with the museum that is behind the main building that you see when you arrive. There is a video / slide show that gives a visual timeline of the buildings being built and destroyed, along with a general history. There...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

Came here on a very cold windy day. Had never been to such a place. Walked the grounds, read the words. Watched the video wondering the whole time how? There is a large blown up photograph on a wall showing men working in the quarry...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

This was another day reminding us on what happened – on how many millions of people lost their lives in the 20th century: the holocaust - Hitler– WWI & WWII – Stalin and Mao: it is unbelievable on what happened. But having concentration camps is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

This camp is very different from the other camp I visited in Dachau. Dauhau overwhelms with its horrors of the past but Flossenburg does not. It is sad, somber but very peaceful and very respectful of the military personnel who died mainly from being overworked...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Going to Flossenburg was a truly humbly experience. Reading the information about the people who died there was also eye-opening. It is a piece of history that everyone should experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

Flossenburg is a sad place. There is nothing that you can enjoy in this place. The history is gruesome. All the photos and places. A very sad place and time in history. People should go and explore see for themselves and donate to the cause...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Wondered for some time what age to bring my teen to a concentration camp. As it turns out she was better able to cope than I was. I think this is a better one to go to with tens than the more famous counterparts -...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank 722simonb
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Insightful and informative. While we were traveling in the area we decided to take the kids on a last minute trip to see the concentration camp. Although my spouse was apprehensive at the idea, it turned out to be a great afternoon of learning and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

Over 30,000 people died at Flossenburg and it is a sombre reminder of the horrors of war. It is not as large in area as some other concentration camps, but still you get a real sense of the suffering that took place there. The camp...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday morning and the museum was quiet. This is located about 45 mins from our home near Vilseck. It's quite easy to find and navigating here should not be a deterrent to visit. The museum is well-done and informative. I was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Lori F
July 17, 2019|
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Response from glsc-geekgirl | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee for the self guided tours, to walk the grounds and see inside some of the buildings.
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August 16, 2017|
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Yes, I am convinced that they would accept this with all the honour. The camps Museum is really impressing and there are some artifacts from prisoners showed. So, I would say send them, bring them because Flossenburg has to... More
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A taxi would be expensive as it's about 143km. Do you have an international license to rent a car? If you download the DB Navigator app, it will tell you the train schedule. You can google Bamberg to Flossenburg and it will... More
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