Overview

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 -

    Traveler Reviews

  • “Take a tour”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on October 19, 2017

    These tours are great, informative and interesting. The guides know their stuff and bring the history to you.

  • “Fab trip and great tour guide”
    Rating: 4 Reviewed on October 15, 2017

    Sebastian was our tour guide today. Made for an interesting trip. Highly recommended. Excellent organisation and very smoothly and professionally done

  • “Salt Mine Tours”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on October 11, 2017

    Thank you so much for an excellent day out. Our tour guide Sebastian was not only knowledgeable but also had a wicked sense of humour. Please pass on our thanks to Sebastian.

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.