On this guided tour through the Auschwitz Museum that was founded in 1947 you will be lead through the area with a knowledgeable guide who will introduce you to the origins of the camp, explain the everyday life situation for the prisoners there and tell you the history in great details.

The tour begins with an informative 50-minute long documentary about the liberation of the Camp. Your guide will then explain the historical and political background of why the camp was created in Auschwitz. From there the tour heads towards the museum founded in the remains of the prison blocks, where you’ll find the gas chamber and the crematorium. From there the tour includes a short break, followed by a visit to Birkenau, the biggest Nazi concentration camp. After the tour finishes you will return to Krakow by a bus.

This activity includes:

Licensed guide - Bus ride - Documentary - Exploration of Auschwitz-Birkenau - Courier - Insurance -

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    Rating: 5 Reviewed on February 28, 2018

    Booked at the last minute - received text confirmation immediately followed by details of the driver etc. Driver was on time at all times , checked us in at both visits and also recommended somewhere...

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    Rating: 5 Reviewed on January 22, 2018

    Well put together, totally worth the 40Pln to have our admission ticket, audio guided tour, transpiration and maps included. You must do this tour you will enjoy the knowledge of the staff and the...

Meeting point

Matejki Square no 2

On arrival

The meeting point is in front of our office, Cracow City Tours, on Matejki Square number 2.

Things to note

Please note:
- Everyone entering the Museum grounds may be subject to inspection, including their luggage. Electronic devices may also be checked for dangerous substances and items. Anyone who refuses a random inspection is denied entrance.
- The maximum size of bags and backpacks allowed to carry on the Museum grounds is 30 x 20 x 10 cm.
- During high season the tour can take up to 7 hours.