English Guided Tours of Majdanek Concentration Camp
What to expect from English Guided Tours of Majdanek Concentration Camp
Learn about the history of Majdanek Concentration Camp and its relation to Lublin during a Martin’s City Tours private guided tour. We provide our tours in English. The camp operated between the 1st October 1941 and the 22nd July 1944. Approximately 80,000 prisoners were killed there by the Germans. Why was Majdanek built so close to Lublin? What did daily life look like for the prisoners? Did the people of Lublin know about the cruelties conducted? We will answer these questions for you during a 3 hour walk.
Please note that when on site of the State Museum at Majdanek, the following rules and regulations will apply:
• Dress accordingly
(Please, respect the victims and wear suitable clothes for a memorial)
• Respect the visitors rules at all times
(Smoking, open fires and eating, as well as acting in a loud manner, using your phone in the historic buildings or being intoxicated are forbidden on site)
• Minimum age of 14
(Due to the character of the place)
• Animals are not allowed during this tour
(with the exception of guide dogs)
• Please act accordingly to the recommendations of the guides, exhibition keepers and Museum Guards
(We are guests of the museum)
Please make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance.
In front of Majdanek’s Visitor Service Centre
English Guided Tours of Majdanek Concentration Camp: How it works
The aim of our tour with an English speaking guide at Majdanek is to give you an understanding of the history of this former German concentration camp. During a 3 hour tour, the whole site of the former camp will be covered. Warehouses, barracks, gas chambers and crematorium can be entered. The brutality of the crimes committed at Majdanek is overwhelming. We will share facts about the daily operation of the camp, its inmates, their causes of death, Aktion Erntefest and Majdanek in its context with Lublin and the former extermination camps in the surrounding area.
English Guided Tours of Majdanek Concentration Camp: Good to know
Majdanek is easily accessible by public transport. It’s a 15 minute journey by bus from the Cathedral (bus stop: Brama Krakowska 04) to Majdanek. We kindly suggest using the BusNavi app during your stay in Lublin.
To book your Guided Tour of Majdanek Concentration Camp in English, click here and make your reservation.
Participating in Martin’s City Tours is on a voluntary basis. We are not responsible or will not be held responsible in any way for damage to property or injuries to the body incurred during our tours, activities, or events. Our staff reserve the right to deny participation in any tour to any person for any reason. We appreciate your understanding.
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