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Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Guided Tour from Krakow

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Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Guided Tour from Krakow

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Learn the significance of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum when you visit with a guide who shares stories about its history, its former prisoners, and its survivors. Learn about the complex and its sad past as you walk through the grounds of Auschwitz I and Birkenau (Auschwitz II). Entrance fees and round-trip transport from Krakow are provided, so you can focus on the more important details of your visit.
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  • Pass by Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
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    Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
    English guided tour in Auschwitz and Birkenau Museum is provided by a licensed museum guide . (Headphones are included) Visiting the camps takes around 3,5 hours and consists of sightseeing of two Nazi camps & Auschwitz and Birkenau.
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    Pass by Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
  • Explore Auschwitz I and Birkenau at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
  • Hear a guide give historical facts clearly with a provided headset
  • No need to rent a car—round-trip transport from Krakow is included
  • Travel in a comfortable bus with a maximum 12 guests.
What to Expect
This Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum tour picks you up from your hotel early in the morning. Hop aboard a comfortable bus and watch a Holocaust documentary, if it’s available at the time. Once you arrive at the museum, follow a guide around both Auschwitz I and Birkenau (Auschwitz II) as you see the former roads, watchtowers, railway ramps, fences, crematoriums, and gas chambers. Your guide makes sure to tell you stories as you go through the exhibits and memorials, too. After your Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum tour, get back into your bus for the ride to Krakow.
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Important Information
  • Guided tour in Auschwitz-Birkenau in English
  • Price included services of the Museum local guide, rental cost of headphones
  • Documentary movie subject to availability
  • Pick up from hotel between 7:30 - 9:30 to be confirmed
  • Transportation between both camps
  • Meeting at your hotel, apartment etc.
  • Shared Transport to and from Auschwitz birkenua and return
  • Comfortable A/C minivan transportation with licensed driver
  • High quality, friendly and helpful English-speaking drivers
  • Masks for all guests available in our cars
  • Insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note, that the maximum size of backpacks or handbags brought into the Auschwitz Museum & Memorial can not exceed dimensions: 30x20x10cm
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Two days before the tour we will send you exact pick up time from your location
  • Since now, for all bookings made for 2020 for Auschwitz-Birkenau tour, we need surname and name of every participant (the same as in their ID or PASSPORT). If we will not get it, we will not be able to buy entrance tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum.
  • Please make sure to bring with you to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, ID or PASSPORT, because the guards will ask about it before enter. Without it, you will not be able to enter the museum.
  • Our cars will be disinfection before each service
  • Mask and gloves for all guests available in our cars
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Briony wrote a review 23 Sep
5 contributions2 helpful votes
Extremely well run and organised tour. Included transport from Kraków, picking us up from our hotel at no extra cost. The tour guide was very knowledgable. Would definitely recommend to anyone considering booking this tour.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Charlote S wrote a review 21 Sep
1 contribution
Would recommend, the driver was very welcoming and the tour guide was very knowledgeable and both were approachable.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Debbie L wrote a review 20 Sep
Bolton, United Kingdom15 contributions6 helpful votes
It was our 1st visit to Poland abd we had been told Auschwitz was a must do. The mini van turned up on time but there was no social distancing and we were sat next to strangers, no one wore a mask, nor did the driver. The tour itself felt a little rushed at times. We had watch
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bethlee wrote a review 17 Sep
Nottingham, United Kingdom4 contributions
Fantastic trip to Auschwitz. Well organised and our guide was brilliant - so knowledgable allowing us to further imagine the harrowing events that took place there. She kept reminding us of parts she’d mentioned earlier in the tour so it was easy to follow. Driver also very
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Date of experience: September 2020
JSR wrote a review 15 Sep
10 contributions4 helpful votes
I booked to go on this tour back in May but our trip was cancelled due to the pandemic. The tour company were extremely responsive and refunded our money immediately without any hassle, so I did not hesitate to book with them again when our trip was able to go ahead. Pick-up was
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Date of experience: September 2020
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By: Krakow Auschwitz - Tours
A bucket list definite
We booked this tour on the Saturday for the Sunday. We were picked up at a nearby hotel from hours. One other passe
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Edmundo D
A well run, powerful experience
With respect to the obviously horrific nature of the subject, a very interesting experience. Having visited Dachau
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Excellent trip
The whole trip was well organised from being picked up at the hotel and dropped off again. The tour guide was brill
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Susan S
Thought provoking day
Great communication so we knew exactly what was happening, picked up from our hotel there were 4 of us in the mini
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Very good. But sad
So interesting.. We had a good tour.. The man who took us around was very good and helpful both tours was about 5 h
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Exceptional experience; amazing day trip
A long day of contrasting experiences, but so glad we made the excursion. Auschwitz-Birkenau was such a sad and so
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The overall experience was great. Couldn’t fault our driver as he was extremely friendly and polite. He was on ti
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My first ever time visiting here and it was the most amazing place I have ever been ( hope that isn’t taken the wro
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Visit, learn, remember
Absolutely brilliant! Both drivers for the day were lovely and very informative. Pick up’s and drop off’s were on t
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Thought Provoking
Brilliant but thought provoking day first to Auschwitz-Birkenau then on to salt mine. Very professional from bookin
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Josh S
Informative and mostly respectful (with exception to gift store)
Ingress for Auschwitz-berknau 1 was very disorganized. Besides this the tour was very informative, respectful and p
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irene h
Such an overwhelming experience
Absolutely wonderful guides. Can’t thank the guides enough for their professional undertaking of such a heartbreaki
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Cole A
A must to fully understand
My wife and I have been wanting to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau for a long time and are glad we did. The tour from star
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An experience and an honour
Was a very moving experience with a lot of history and would say to any1 experience if you get the chance
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Amazing and harrowing - a must see.
Something I would highly recommend anyone to visit. I was so excited to see Auschwitz and was not disappointed. So
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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