Stiftung Brandenburgische Gedenkstätten Gedenkstätte und Museum Sachsenhausen

Opening Times, Prices and Travel Information

Außenansicht der Gedenkstätte Sachsenhausen



From 26.03.2023 until 28.10.2023 applies:

The Visitor Information Centre is open daily from 8.30 am to 5 pm. The outdoor area is open from 8.30 to 18.00.

All exhibitions are open again, with the exception of the following two exhibitions, which remain closed during the aforementioned period:

  •     "Oranienburg Concentration Camp" (Neues Museum).
  •     "From Memory to Monument" (Neues Museum)


In enclosed spaces, we recommend to wear an FFP2 mask.

At present, guided groups cannot visit the exhibitions. 

We ask for your understanding and stay healthy!

Guided tours and study days are available again (infomation and booking).

Archive and library: temporarily closed, but enquiries can still be made by e-mail.
Further information about the Archive and the Library.



Admission to the Memorial and the Museums is free.

If you would like to book guided tours and study days, please register at least four months in advance due to high demand.

Please use our registration form.

The following fees are charged for guided tours and study days:

Group Tours

In German
Reduced fee (e.g., schools): 50,- Euro
Full fee: 90,- Euro

In a foreign language 
Reduced fee (e.g., schools): 90,- Euro
Full fee: 110,- Euro

Study Days

In German
Reduced fee (e.g., schools): 75,- Euro
Full fee: 140,- Euro

In a foreign language 
Reduced fee (e.g., schools): 110,- Euro
Full fee: 160,- Euro

Audio Guides

Single: 3,50 Euro
Group price (10 devices or more): 2,50 Euro

There are sufficient devices available. A reservation for groups is not necessary.


TRAVEL INFORMATION (from Berlin-Centre)


S-Bahn line S 1 (Wannsee - Oranienburg) to Oranienburg train station (Travel time from Berlin Friedrichstraße station 45 minutes, every 20 minutes).

Regional Trains

In case you are travelling with the regional train, please change trains at Oranienburg station and not at Sachsenhausen station.

Regional train RE 5 (direction Stralsund/Rostock - Neustrelitz - Wünsdorf-Waldstadt/Elsterwerda) to Oranienburg station (travel time from Berlin Main Station (Hauptbahnhof) 25 minutes, runs hourly).

Regional train RB 12 (direction Templin) from Berlin-Ostkreuz and Berlin- Lichtenberg to Oranienburg Station (travel time 25 minutes, runs hourly).

Regional train RB 20 from Potsdam to Oranienburg station (travel time 60 minutes, runs hourly)

Buses departing in front of Oranienburg train station

Bus line 804 (hourly 8:19 etc., direction Malz, last bus 17:19) to the stop "Gedenkstätte".

Bus line 821 (11:55, 13:55, 14:55, 15:43 and 17:00, direction Tiergarten) to the stop  "Gedenkstätte".

Tickets at VBB rates, from Berlin-Hauptbahnhof or Berlin-Friedrichstraße zone "Berlin ABC"; from Berlin-Lichtenberg "Berlin BC". These tickets are also valid for the OVG bus lines in Oranienburg.

Alternatively the Memorial can be reached from Oranienburg train station in 20 minutes on foot.

Cars and Buses

From Berlin take the city motorway A 111 towards Hamburg; at the Oranienburg junction take the A 10 motorway (Berliner Ring) towards Prenzlau as far as the Birkenwerder exit; then take the B 96 to Oranienburg and follow the signs to the Memorial ("Gedenkstätte").