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Review of Nuremberg Palace of Justice (Justizpalast)

Nuremberg Palace of Justice (Justizpalast)
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Los Angeles, California
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“Don't miss it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

this was an amazing visit, you can visit room 600 where the trials were held on most days (except when it is closed for an actual trial, better call). The room has been returned to its original and is used as a courtroom for big trials. The museum is excellent, with English audio guides. You can get here easily with the S Bahn from the main train station.

Visited November 2013
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“Excellent exhibit & real life historical setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

When we visited, we were lucky to get to go in and sit in the actual courtroom 600 where the trials occurred (sometimes you have to view it through windows on the 3rd floor). There are small screens in the courtroom which show you where people sat and it runs video clips (which are cued to the language of your audio guide) of excerpts from the trials of the Nazi leaders. The presentation of information in the 3rd floor exhibit area was really excellent! We just did the self-guided tour instead of paying for a guide. Some of the information about the concentration camps is intense, but it is real history and needs to be told.

Visited November 2013
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Augusta, GA
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“Up close and personal view of Court Room 600”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We were fortunate to visit here on a Sunday which means that the court room was open to visitors. During the week, it is a crap shoot because they still use the court room for current trials. Our guide was an encyclopedia of information and was able to tell us exactly where everyone was sitting, what they said, what the judges thought, etc. We were all captivated for the 30-40 minutes we were in here. The room itself has been slightly altered since the 1946 verdicts, but we were able to see how and why, etc. There is a movement in the city to close the court room to everyday trial and move it, and to restore it to its original state.

Visited November 2013
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“Interesting history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Plenty of information as to how and why the Nazi war criminals were tried. Well set out, including video footage in the actual court room. where the trials were held. I believe it is a normal court house during the week, so you can only go on Saturdays into the court room itself, but the rest of the museum is available at all times.

Visited October 2013
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“Good but intense”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I love history and there's something gripping about the modern history that revolves around the terror of the Nazis. And so a trip to Nuremberg wouldn't be complete without visiting the Nuremberg Trials Memorial.

It's great to see the room where it all happened (but note that it's still in use and may be closed for a trial). Go upstairs with the audio guide and listen to history unfold. However - it's very intense and quite draining. Allow a good couple of hours to listen to it all (be prepared to skip some of the narratives) and be aware of information overload.

It'll probably bore children quite quickly (we saw a couple of early teenagers starting to lose the plot - understandably).

There's also a section on the Japanese reign of terror and modern day atrocities, however, we'd had enough by then to spend anymore time listening to the guide.

For €5 a head it's not a huge expense and is worth a gander.

Visited October 2013
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