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Address: Thuringia, Germany
Phone Number: 493643430200

This concentration camp is a powerful reminder of the horrors of Hitler's...

This concentration camp is a powerful reminder of the horrors of Hitler's Germany.

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A sombre lesson

Begin your visit with the half an hour film ( try and time your visit so you get the timing right as tou can't enter after its started). It's in Gernan with English subtitles... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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195 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Begin your visit with the half an hour film ( try and time your visit so you get the timing right as tou can't enter after its started). It's in Gernan with English subtitles. Then do a lap to the right of the gate and work your way to the museum. There's not much left of the camp however there... More 

Thank Bad_Seed4
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While I did not visit the camp in its entirety this site is very sad (what I mean is a heavy presence) the museum still had kohler generators on display from the fence line, little kids shoes on display, personal belongings, gold caps/teeth. There were pictures on display from the Nuremberg trials. Upon approach of the site while the day... More 

Thank teecee15
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

There are quite a lot of facilities here including a cinema, café & a hotel attached with facilities for study etc. Embedded in the camp's entrance gate is "Jedem das Seine" which means "everyone gets what they deserve” or more literally "Each to his own". The visitors center complex is adjacent to the car park with a short walk from... More 

Thank Andy H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

Caught the bus 6 from Weimar Hauptbanhof and cost €2 each. Be aware that bus 6 has two destinations we took 9:48 which ends at the camp. Trip took 15 minutes only. Camp opened at 10 am. We caught the 16:25 bus back to town so had a full day there. Pick up a plan to ensure you see the... More 

Thank Ernie H
Split, Croatia
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97 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

This is a very sad and emotional place of human cruelty and suffering. It is very well guided in different languages. The place is settled in a very nice nature. It is easily reachable by bus No. 6 from Weimar main train station. It has toilets, and just outside the camp is a hotel with a restaurant. There is no... More 

Thank Mia F
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Visited here not knowing how I would feel like so many I guess but I would have to say coming here is a must to anyone visiting the region. It is a testament to man's inhumanity to its fellow man. Some of the sites make you wonder how cruel people can be. I was moved being here and take it... More 

Thank William R
Adelaide, Australia
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239 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

buchenwald is a bleak experience. The setting is beautiful, the memorial stunning and the exhibits very sobering. Take the time to read the well put together exhibits. Take your kids and have conversations about racism, belief systems, nationalism, etc etc.

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Budapest, Hungary
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132 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Attention: this is NOT an attraction. If you are a visitor and/or tourist without direct involvement don't go. You'd just waste your time. If you are interested you'd find millions and millions accurate and even unbiased info, pictures, videos on the Net. When you go there you'd see a few (almost) empty (although unfortunately pretty well preserved) buildings, mainly barracks,... More 

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Green Bay, WI
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284 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Its a place that you need to see, but really don't want to see. I have been here before with different friends, so this time we read a bit more of the information while walking. They have signs along the way that explain what all happened behind the gates of this hell hole. This is FREE to walk thru and... More 

1 Thank TennisgalGreenBay_WI
lunde i telemark
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86 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We were visiting the old city of Weimar, seeing a hugh monument in a distance, up on the hill above. Curiosity made us drive out to see what is was. We knew the name Buckenwald but did not know it was located so close to a major city. For anybody interested in WW2 history this is an important place to... More 

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