Learn about the extent of the genocide at the Auschwitz-Birkenau camps
See remnants and poignant personal artifacts from the Holocaust
Learn about living conditions and the tragic fate of Auschwitz prisoners
Travel from Krakow to the small town of Oświęcim to visit the largest Nazi concentration camp complex from World War II. Learn the terrible story of the more than 1.3 million victims who lost their lives at Auschwitz and Birkenau.
The first part of your trip is a 2-hour visit to the Auschwitz I camp to see the permanent exhibition in the former prisoners' barracks.
Afterwards, spend between 1.5-2hrs at Auschwitz II Birkenau, the largest of the more than 40 camps and sub-camps that made up the Auschwitz complex. See remnants of the crematories, the unloading ramp, remaining barracks and the monument dedicated to the last victims of the camp.
Please note depending on the time of year, you may visit Birkenau camp first before then visiting Auschwitz 1 camp.
This is a self-guided tour where you will have use of a guide book and map in your chosen language.
Roundtrip transportation by bus or minivan
Tour leader onboard
Entry pass to Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau
Multilingual informational guidebook (must be returned after the tour)
As per the requirements of Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, all participants are required to provide their full name and contact details as part of the booking. Please check that your contact number is correct.
Entrance may be refused if the name provided on the booking is not identical to the name on the ID provided when entering.
Owing to the requirements, all tickets to the museum are non-refundable. Please consider your purchase carefully.
Please bring your ID for verification purposes.
The maximum size of luggage you can take inside the premises of AB Museum is 30x20x10 cm.
The local partner will do their best to accommodate you at the time selected, but please note that the starting time is approximate and subject to change.
The pace and duration of the tours are determined by the memorial's visitor service.
Entry passes for individual visitors without educators are free and provided by Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, according to official regulations of the Museum.