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Kreismuseum Wewelsburg

Burgwall 19, 33142 Buren, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2955 76220
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Not relly worth it

I presume, as you are reading this that you have plans to visit. know that, the ss museum holds... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Carl V
Antwerp, Belgium
Everything to know about the SS. This takes a whole day

Great big museum about the SS in the basement. Absolutely everything about the SS. And a great tour... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
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Burgwall 19, 33142 Buren, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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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
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.

1  Thank Vissing
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

3  Thank SteveW25167220
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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This was a great attraction. The building itself is beautiful, and the scenery around is even better! Once inside you can get entry for less than ten euros and follow a path through the castle. It shows all of the 1000 years of history that...More

1  Thank ReochCraig
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We visited Wewelsberg for the second time on a bitterly cold day, as a day trip to round off the Christmas holidays. We are a party of two adults, two pre teens and a five year old. The castle has something for everyone. It has...More

4  Thank helens2ry
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