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

  • “Auschwitz - Birkenau: feeling cheated!”
    Rating: 4 Reviewed on July 15, 2018

    We booked an English tour, but our bus was combined with a Spanish tour also. I understand that they want to make the most of a trip, but it was a little annoying to have to hear everything that was...

  • “Really efficient”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on July 13, 2018

    I booked only one tour, but am glad to report that everything went well. They picked me up from the hotel on time with a shuttle where I was the only passenger and they took me to meet the main bus...

  • “Not impressed with guide from Cracow city yours”
    Rating: 2 Reviewed on July 11, 2018

    We did this tour in July 2018 . Booked the English tour but when we met the bus and guide it was clear it had been joined with a Spanish tour and it was clear from the start the guide was more...

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.

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