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Flossenburg Concentration Camp and Museum

Gedaechtnisallee 5, 92696 Flossenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9603 903900
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Wondered for some time what age to bring my teen to a concentration camp. As it turns out she was... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2018
Simon B
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Diversion from Karlovy Vary

Insightful and informative. While we were traveling in the area we decided to take the kids on a... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
hpseurotrash
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Gedaechtnisallee 5, 92696 Flossenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 9603 903900
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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Wondered for some time what age to bring my teen to a concentration camp. As it turns out she was better able to cope than I was. I think this is a better one to go to with tens than the more famous counterparts -...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Insightful and informative. While we were traveling in the area we decided to take the kids on a last minute trip to see the concentration camp. Although my spouse was apprehensive at the idea, it turned out to be a great afternoon of learning and...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2017

Over 30,000 people died at Flossenburg and it is a sombre reminder of the horrors of war. It is not as large in area as some other concentration camps, but still you get a real sense of the suffering that took place there. The camp...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday morning and the museum was quiet. This is located about 45 mins from our home near Vilseck. It's quite easy to find and navigating here should not be a deterrent to visit. The museum is well-done and informative. I was...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

At this site at least 30,000 people have died and up to 100,000 were interred here during WWII. In recent times factories have been removed from grounds and remaining original buildings made into a memorial museum. The atrocities that were committed her are described in...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Memorial on a Sunday morning. There is a lot of walking involved but it was well worth it. Bring cash for Museum cafe!

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Reviewed June 27, 2017

There is not much left anymore from the original camp. Only some watch towers, the commanders office, laundry etcetera. The quarry is some 3 miles away from the camp. The museum is excellent with a lot of information about the wrong doings during World War...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

It was a long drive... when I got to flossenberg the sky became overcast-and it was slightly windy. I felt sick as I was leaving the crematorium...I've dealt with death before but being in this place was a lot worst than anything I've had to...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2017

This was an amazing historical trip. We went here before heading to the Flossenburg castle ruins. There is so much sadness and history here. We took our 7 year old son and 10 year old daughter. They are VERY well behaved. I Would not suggest...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

Small museum but very well preserved. Full of powerful history with detailed information of every location.

Thank Senorina S
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rcm4ideas
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Response from Nicodemus01 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I am convinced that they would accept this with all the honour. The camps Museum is really impressing and there are some artifacts from prisoners showed. So, I would say send them, bring them because Flossenburg has to... More
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rcm4ideas
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Response from thejohnsons556 | Reviewed this property |
A taxi would be expensive as it's about 143km. Do you have an international license to rent a car? If you download the DB Navigator app, it will tell you the train schedule. You can google Bamberg to Flossenburg and it will... More
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jrg527
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The museum is located inside the concentration camp. I would plan for at least half a day to view everything. We did not take the tour, everything is well documented and available in English. We also visited Dachau, which is... More
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