Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Trip from Krakow Old Town

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The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum & Memorial in Oświęcim, about 70 km from Krakow, was created on the grounds of the former Nazi German concentration camp. It is the most recognizable symbol of the Holocaust and human genocide in the world. The Memorial Site is an area of almost 200 ha, over 150 buildings, and about 300 ruins, including remains of gas chambers and crematoria destroyed by the German Nazis.

The trip includes permanent exhibitions, original...
The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum & Memorial in Oświęcim, about 70 km from Krakow, was created on the grounds of the former Nazi German concentration camp. It is the most recognizable symbol of the Holocaust and human genocide in the world. The Memorial Site is an area of almost 200 ha, over 150 buildings, and about 300 ruins, including remains of gas chambers and crematoria destroyed by the German Nazis.

The trip includes permanent exhibitions, original buildings of the main Auschwitz camp and the most important buildings of the Auschwitz (II) - Birkenau camp. Join a group of up to 30 fellow travellers and explore this harrowing period in human history led by a professional English-speaking guide. The price includes pickup from your accommodation or one of the meeting points, an admission ticket, a tour with a professional guide in English, a drink and transport back to Krakow. You can choose to end your trip at one of 5 central drop-off points.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, ul. Wiezniow Oswiecimia 20 Entrance to the Museum is located at Stanisławy Leszczyńskiej Str. no. 11, Oswiecim 32-603 Poland

Due to the length of this trip or the tour option, the duration may vary. Getting to the Museum from Krakow takes about an hour and a half. The visit takes place in groups of 30 people. After a short break before entering the museum, the visit in Auschwitz I takes about two hours and after a second 15-minute break, another hour in Auschwitz II-Birkenau.

Duration: 4 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Guided tour with headsets
  • Bottled water - Each tour option includes a choice of drinks. Guests can note their choice in the special requirements field. If not they will receive still water by default (Bottled water (returnable bottle)
  • Professional English-speaking driver or tour pilot
  • 3 Drop-off Points to choose from in central Krakow
  • Entry/Admission - Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • WiFi on board
  • Hotel Pick-up (selected hotels) & 6 Meeting Points in Group Tour Option
  • Door to door service with limitations in the option Door to Door by Private Car
  • Professional guide, museum employee
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Lunch - Lunch box (classic or vegan) - excluded only in "guided tour without transfer" option
Not Included
  • Hotel drop-off not offered in the Group Tour option
Departure Point
1: Rynek Główny 30, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
2: Plac Bohaterów Getta 13, 30-527 Kraków, Poland
3: Starowiślna 65, 31-052 Kraków, Poland
4: Wielopole 2, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
5: Pawia 4, 31-154 Kraków, Poland
6: Straszewskiego 14, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
7: Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Więźniów Oświęcimia 20, 32-603 Oświęcim, Poland
8: ibis budget Kraków Stare Miasto, Pawia 11, 31-154 Kraków, Poland
9: PURO Kraków Kazimierz, Halicka 14A, 31-036 Kraków, Poland
10: Hotel Galaxy, Gęsia 22A, 31-535 Kraków, Poland
11: Hotel Indigo Krakow - Old Town, Świętego Filipa 18, 31-150 Kraków, Poland
12: DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Center, Dąbska 5, 31-572 Kraków, Poland
13: Novotel Kraków City West, Armii Krajowej 11, 30-150 Kraków, Poland
14: Hotel Petrus, Jana Pietrusinskiego 12, 30-321 Kraków, Poland
15: Camping Smok, Kamedulska 18, 30-252 Kraków, Poland
16: Novotel Krakow Centrum, Tadeusza Kościuszki 5, 30-105 Kraków, Poland
17: Sheraton Grand Krakow, 7 Powisle Street, 31-101 Kraków, Poland
18: Ostoya Palace Hotel, Józefa Piłsudskiego 24, 31-109 Kraków, Poland
19: Apartamenty Galeria, Długa 55, 31-147 Kraków, Poland
20: ApartHotel Astor, Krowoderska 70, 31-158 Kraków, Poland
21: City Lights Apartments, Lubicz 17a/59, 31-503 Kraków, Poland
22: PURO Hotel Kraków Stare Miasto, Ogrodowa 10, 31-155 Kraków, Poland
23: Vienna House Easy Cracow, Przy Rondzie 2, 31-547 Kraków, Poland
24: Hilton Garden Inn Krakow Airport, Kapitana Mieczysława Medweckiego 3, 32-083 Balice, Poland
25: Best Western Hotel Galicya, Rzemieślnicza 4, 30-403 Kraków, Poland
26: Niebieski Art Hotel & Spa, Flisacka 3, 30-114 Kraków, Poland
27: Park Inn by Radisson Krakow, Monte Cassino 2, 30-337 Kraków, Poland
28: Sympozjum Hotel, Kobierzyńska 47, 30-363 Kraków, Poland
29: Hotel Alexander, Garbarska 18, 31-131 Kraków, Poland
30: Garbarska 2, 31-131 Kraków, Poland

Traveler pickup is offered
In the Group Tour Option, pickup is offered from listed hotels and 5 comfortable meeting points. Customers may select a hotel from the list or enter their accommodation address manually. If the requested hotel is not on the list, our staff will send a message with instructions to the nearest meeting point or another hotel from where the departure is possible. We kindly ask all guests to be at the Meeting Point or in front of the selected hotel 10 minutes before departure. The driver will wait no longer than 5 minutes after the specified departure time. Customers will receive a message with the exact meeting and departure time until 7 pm on the day before the activity.

Upon return, it is possible to stop at one of 3 central drop-off points, in the main districts of Krakow. The hotels, meeting and drop-off points are visible on the map in the link

In the Door to Door by Private Car, door to door service is offered for any address/accommodation in the city of Krakow with limitations in traffic/pedestrian areas. If customers book this tour option, from an address inside one of these areas the service will be limited. The driver will park on the nearest available street, walk to the doorstep to meet the guests and accompany them to the car.

Customers will receive a message with the exact departure time until 7 pm on the day before the activity. We kindly ask that guests wait outside, in front of the entrance 5 minutes before departure. The driver will wait no longer than 10 minutes after the specified departure time.

At the end of the trip, customers may return to the same location or any place they choose in Krakow. If the desired return location is in a limited traffic area the driver will take them as close as possible. On request, the driver can accompany guests on foot.

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Midday - English Group Tour 3/10/2019 - 3/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Morning tour from Pawia 4 Str 12/8/2019 - 3/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Guided Visit Without Transfer 3/11/2019 - 12/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Morning- Straszewskiego 14 Str 12/8/2019 - 3/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Morning- Wielopole 2 Str 12/9/2019 - 3/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Morning - Starowiślna 65 Str 12/8/2019 - 3/31/2020
Monday:07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Tuesday:07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Wednesday:07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Thursday:07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Friday:07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Saturday:07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Sunday:07:00 AM - 01:30 PM
Door to door by Private Car 3/9/2019 - 12/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Best Value tour 3/1/2020 - 12/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Early Morning - Day Saver 8/21/2019 - 3/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:05:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Budget tour 3/1/2020 - 12/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Return Details
1: Starowiślna 65, 31-052 Kraków, Poland
2: Wielopole, Kraków, Poland
3: Pawia, Kraków, Poland
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Infant seats available
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • A considerate amount of walking is involved
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Bags and backpacks larger than 30x20x10 cm are not allowed on the museum grounds. You may store luggage in the vehicles free of charge.
  • Youth between 18 and 26 years must present a valid student ID on the day of the activity.
  • Please, provide exact name and surname from your passports/documents (we need this to reserve your tickets in the museum)
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for children under 14 years of age
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.