Stiftung Brandenburgische Gedenkstätten Gedenkstätte und Museum Sachsenhausen

Opening times, prices and travel information

Opening times of the Memorial

15 March to 14 October: daily 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
15 October to 14 March: daily 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

During the Winter opening times, the museums are closed on Mondays. The open-air documentation "Murder and Mass Murder in Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp", the "Station Z" memorial and the visitors’ information centre are open.

The exhibition "The Administrative Centre of the Concentration Camp Terror: The Concentration Camps Inspectorate 1934 to 1945" is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 12 noon to 4:00 p.m.

Archive and library: Tuesday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (appointment required).
Further information about the Archive and the Library.

 

Prices

Admission to the Memorial and the Museums is free.

The charges for guided tours and study days are:

Tour (16-30 persons), with concessions (e.g. for schoolchildren), in German: EUR 25
Tour small group (up to 15 persons), with concessions (e.g. for schoolchildren), in German: EUR 15
Tour (16-30 persons), with concessions (e.g. for schoolchildren), in foreign language: EUR 50
Tour small group (up to 15 persons), with concessions (e.g. for schoolchildren), in foreign language: EUR 40
Tour (16-30 persons), full price no concessions: EUR 85
Tour small group (up to 15 persons), full price no concessions: EUR 65
Study day, with concessions (e.g. for schoolchildren), in German: EUR 40 per day
Study day, with concessions (e.g. for schoolchildren), in foreign language: EUR 55 per day
Study day, full price no concessions, in German and in foreign language: EUR 100 per day

For cancellations, cancellation fees will be payable according to the Schedule of Charges.

Audio guide
Single price: EUR 3
Group rate (from 10 devices): EUR 2

 

Travel information (from Berlin city centre)

By rail:

S-Bahn route S 1 (Wannsee - Oranienburg) to Oranienburg Station (travel time from Berlin Friedrichstrasse 45 min., runs every 20 minutes)

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

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

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

From the station forecourt take bus no. 804 (destination Malz, departs hourly at 19 minutes past the hour from 8:19 a.m., last bus departs at 5:19 p.m.) or bus no. 821 (11:55 a.m., 1:55 p.m., 2:55 p.m., 3:43 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. destination Tiergarten) to the stop "Gedenkstätte".

Fares according to the VBB schedule of fares, from Berlin Main Station (Hauptbahnhof) or Berlin-Friedrichstrasse fare zone Berlin ABC, from Berlin-Lichtenberg fare zone Berlin BC; tickets are also valid for the bus routes operated by OVG in Oranienburg. 

By car or coach:

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