Stiftung Brandenburgische Gedenkstätten Gedenkstätte und Museum Sachsenhausen

Opening Times, Prices and Travel Information

Opening Hours

Visitor Information Center

Daily from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Outdoor areas and exhibitions

Summer (March 15 to October 14)
8:30 am to 6 pm

Winter (October 15 to March 14)
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

The memorial offersGuided Tours andWorkshops.

Audio guides

Audio guides with which you can to explore the Memorial on your own, are available at the Memorial's Visitor Information Centre. The hire fee is 3,50 Euro per device (the group rate is 2,50 Euro per device).

The audio guides are available in the following languages: German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian.

There is a sufficient number of devices available. A reservation is not necessary.

Archive and library

Tuesday to Thursday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (registration required).
Further information about the Archive and the Library.


Außenansicht der Gedenkstätte Sachsenhausen


Admission to the Memorial and the Museums is free!

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

Current information for bookings:

From now on, please book exclusively via our new booking website. (Requests using the old registration form will no longer be processed).


1. Select a desired date in the calendar.
2. A registration form will open. Once you have completed the registration form, send the booking request.
3. You will then receive a confirmation of receipt with a summary of your booking request.
4. As soon as the booking request has been accepted by us, you will receive a booking confirmation with important information for your visit. (Please note: your guided tour/workshop will only take place if you receive this booking confirmation).
5. Approximately three weeks before the booked and confirmed date, you will receive an automatic reminder.


Fees for guided tours and workshops:

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


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

Travel information from Berlin-Centre


From 28.03.2024 to 09.05.2024: On the S-Bahn line S1 between Birkenwerder and Oranienburg replacement service with buses.
More information can be found here.

  • 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 alight 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").