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Kreismuseum Wewelsburg

Burgwall 19, 33142 Buren, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2955 76220
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This well designed museum is a sobering reminder of the impact of hatred and war. There are not a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Janice K
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Edwardsville, Kansas
I'm Rating this as Excellent and I didn't get around it all!

Yes I didn't get around everything so after the summer I will be going back. It is a fascinating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve P
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Gibraltar
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Burgwall 19, 33142 Buren, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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"concentration camp"
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"natural history"
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"free audio guide"
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"museum is free"
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"quick tour"
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"day trip"
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"ss headquarters"
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"castle"
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"nazis"
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"reminder"
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"war"
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"involvement"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This well designed museum is a sobering reminder of the impact of hatred and war. There are not a lot of English explanations, but one can still understand the gist of the displays.

Thank Janice K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes I didn't get around everything so after the summer I will be going back. It is a fascinating museum, and to take it all in you need several hours. Entry is free as is the audio guides (you need to leave some photo ID...More

Thank Steve P
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

I presume, as you are reading this that you have plans to visit. know that, the ss museum holds nothing new. Everything there a real WWII buff already knows. Then there is the north tower, what a waist, if yoy read the other reviews you...More

Thank Carl V
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Great big museum about the SS in the basement. Absolutely everything about the SS. And a great tour of the castle as well.

2  Thank Vissing
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

So this castle was tricky to get parked close to due to road works near by so if you go this month be aware of diversions. That aside. This sleepy little German toytown has some truely amazing and horrible history. The Terror of the SS...More

4  Thank SteveW25167220
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

This museum and the adjacent castle were meant to be the heart of the Aryan Empire. Here SS troops trained, here prisoners built fortifications and farms, here plans for the future empire were made and stored.

Thank amarilloannie
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

The castle and the Kreismuseum are perched at the top of the small village overlooking the countryside. It is largely dedicated to the history of the SS, with good English information, including a 30 min film, available. The museum is free. The castle, modified by...More

1  Thank Katieclem46
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

The castle itself is in best possible shape, also the landscape around is beatiful. Main topis of exposure is SS history over the 2 world war not hiding their crimes. Full expore is in german language, only a parts are in english language. Entrance is...More

Thank JaroslavNecas
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Fascinating, and yet sad, photos and memorabilia from the Nazi regime. It was the first time I had seen a Nazi uniform and clothes worn by prisoners of war, other than in films and photos. Personally, I found this museum informative and incredibly emotive. A...More

2  Thank Englandbubbly
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I wanted to visit the castle because the legends about the SS over there. Certainly the castle and the surroundings are awesome. The place have a lot of history besides WW2. In fact when you walk through Its rooms you don't see nothing about nazis....More

3  Thank Hernan L
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