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From Munich: Dachau Memorial Site Full-Day Tour in English

Take a tour of the Dachau Memorial Site on a day trip from Munich and explore the camp with a highly experienced Memorial-qualified guide. Dachau was the first permanent concentration camp built by Nazi Germany and the model for the others that followed.

The Dachau Concentration Camp was the first permanent camp and the only one to exist for the full 12 years of Adolf Hitler's rule. It was opened on 22 March 1933, only 2 months after Hitler’s rise to power and was liberated on 29 April 1945.

On this 4-hour tour, a highly experienced and Memorial-qualified guide will provide detailed commentary on all aspects of camp life and death for the hundreds of thousands of prisoners that passed through the gates from 1933-1945:

  • Why the camp was opened and the first prisoners to arrive
  • The 3 phases of the Camp, and its evolution and development
  • S.S. Training Facility – the School of Terror
  • Jourhaus, the entrance building and gateway into the camp, with its infamous sign Arbeit Macht Frei (work will set you free)
  • Appellplatz, the roll call square
  • Memorial Site Museum in the former maintenance building
  • Registration of new prisoners and their categorization
  • Torture and punishment, both physical and psychological
  • The Bunker, the prison within the camp
  • Bunker Courtyard for both torture and execution
  • Barracks, prisoner life and daily routine
  • Camp perimeter fence and guard towers
  • Barrack X – 2 crematoriums, mass graves, and the gas chamber
  • The Nandor Glid sculpture and religious memorials

Dachau’s importance as a center for education and remembrance makes this a day that is impossible to forget.

Your tour includes round-trip travel from Munich by public transportation. After the tour the guide will return with your group to the Marienplatz meeting point, arriving at approximately 16:45.

Additional Information

  • Tour duration is 6 hours, which includes a 4-hour visit inside the camp and 2 hours’ travel time
  • Unfortunately, children aged 13 or under are not permitted on this tour. Children aged 14 and over are welcome on the basis that parents attend the tour with their child and that they understand the graphic nature of the tour content
  • Kindly note that although the guides have extensive experience guiding younger visitors, the Memorial Site guidelines indicate that some of the exhibits and themes are not suitable for those under the age of 14

Details

Confirmation
48 Hours
Duration
6 hours
Transport
Included
Voucher Type
Present to Tour Operator
Amendment
No Amendments Allowed
Refund
No Refunds Allowed

Operating Hours

Tour departs 10:40 hrs

Meeting Point:

  • The meeting point is the Marienplatz, the main central plaza in Munich, at 10:40 AM. Look for the large white and blue umbrella on the western end of the plaza.
  • As a reference point look for the small newspaper and souvenir kiosk close to the intersecting streets Kaufingerstrasse, Rosenstrasse and department store Wormland.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time so that the tour can begin promptly at 10:40 AM.
  • Please note that during the Christmas Markets, from 27th November to 24th December, the meeting point is in front of the department store Ludwig Beck, Marienplatz 11, The guides will be holding signs advertising the Dachau tour and holding a white and blue umbrella.

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What You Get

Includes

  • All transportation costs (train and bus)
  • Memorial-qualified, experienced guide

Excludes

  • Food (Note that it is not permitted to eat food while on tours at Dachau, so be sure to either eat a big breakfast or bring something to eat on the train on the way to the site.)

How to Use

  • Kindly present a printed or mobile copy of your voucher to the tour operator on the day of your tour

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • No refunds will be entertained for cancellations
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Adult
$40.00
Age 18 and Above
Youth
$32.00
Age 14 to 17 years old

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