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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

Opens in 14 min: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Pater-Roth-Str. 2a, 85221, Dachau, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

We opt for an English tour guide and our guide was excellent. I think we learned things out off main scope and we were highlighted with some facts you can only learn if you are a historian. This was a brilliant lesson for our teen-girl...More

Thank Andrew Z
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Jeff was awesome. His commentary was balanced and insightful. I now a better idea of what happened and why. So tragic.

Thank Tourist816774
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is a must see and feel experience. Not long on the train to get here and took one audio guide between the four of us! There is so much on the info boards an audio guide is not really required! In the museum...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Sobering, but necessary tour for all people. Currently reading War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk. Wish I would have read it before visiting. Tour requires lots of walking. Give yourself plenty of time to absorb it all.

Thank Gay K
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited as it is a part of history that is so horrific it should not be forgotten. We didn't take the audio tour but walked around reading the plentiful information boards. Walking through the gas chamber and the crematorium was a humbling experience. The...More

Thank EggyR
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was surprised that this place is not so depressive as I expected, but maybe it is due to the fact that I was never in Auschwitz. Anyway, I can recommend to visit this place. there are many historical artifacts from Nazi era.

Thank biofyzika
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were just in Munich with another couple. We were split 2-2 on going to see the camp. I wasn’t sure whether I wanted to go, for all the reasons you can imagine. We decided to do it and I’m quite glad...More

Thank riverhouse103
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are in Munich for more than 3 days than it is must see. Easy to come from the city center. 2 hours for visit is enough.

Thank Tourist_expert
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Learned a lot about this place and it’s significant role in WWII. It was very sobering to see the actual compound and reconstructed sleeping/living quarters for prisoners. There is a museum on the grounds and a film available explaining Dachau. The most uncomfortable sight to...More

Thank Ramona K
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can read about it, see the documentaries, hear the arguments, but until you’ve walked the grounds and felt the horrific deeds of other human beings and realized the kind service of others, especially fellow victims, you cannot really begin to comprehend what happened. Unfortunately,...More

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CanNomad
September 1, 2018|
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Response from Jennifer M | Reviewed this property |
Didn’t bring him. I wouldn’t bring anyone under 16
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August 11, 2018|
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Response from Kim S | Reviewed this property |
There isn’t a charge to tour the grounds but you can rent an audio guide for I think 3€. I don’t think there are guides on site but you can find some online to hire for the day. It depends on how much time you want to spend... More
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July 22, 2018|
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Response from Christie | Reviewed this property |
According to the Dachau website it is open daily 9-5
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