Stiftung Brandenburgische Gedenkstätten Gedenkstätte und Museum Sachsenhausen

Practical Information


During opening hours, you can watch a 30 minute film in the former prisoners' kitchen, which relates the events in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp with the historical developments from 1933 until 1945. The film is shown German, English, French and Spanish.


The contents and pictures presented in the exhibitions and on the Memorial site are not suitable for children under 12 years of age. The educational content of the Memorial site is directed at pupils from 14 years of age.

There is a nappy changing table in the Café in the New Museum.


Please note that the Memorial site consists of a large open-air area, amongst other things. We therefore recommend that you dress according to the weather conditions and, depending on the weather, wear warm clothing and sturdy shoes and bring sun or rain protection.


It is prohibited to ride or push bicycles on the Memorial site. Bicycle stands are located at the entrance area of the Visitor Information Center.

Luggage Storage

Lockers for medium-sized bags are available in the Visitor Information Centre. Larger bags cannot be stored.


It is not permitted to bring animals. Guide dogs for visually impaired people are the only exception.