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

  • “Good service at good price”
    Rating: 4 Reviewed on August 22, 2017

    I booked Jewish quarter and old town tour by electric cart and also booked salt mine tour. Price is reasonable and service is great.

  • “Pick up from hotel 45 mins late and we were rushed around Auschwitz and Birkenau.”
    Rating: 2 Reviewed on August 22, 2017

    The trip was advertised of 7and a half hours Auschwitz and Birkenau. We were picked up 45 mins late, we went through security and met our guide at Auschwitz we could not hear her as to her rushing...

  • “Auschwitz - Birkenau 7 hour tour”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on August 19, 2017

    This tour was well organised, the bus picked us up from Old Town Krakow and we drove for around 90 mins to the camps. The guide from Cracow City Tours was very knowledgeable, we were on a bus that...

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.