KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen shares the story of a concentration camp, introduces you to its inhabitants, and takes you on a journey through their lives and deaths. Although the exact number of deaths is unknown, it's estimated to have been between 122,700 and 320,000. Walk through interpretive exhibits with more than 100 original objects, plus 30 videos and audio interviews with survivors and witnesses. You'll be able to pass through rooms where inmates from more than 40 countries lived, as well as through gas chambers where they were suffocated and crematoriums where bodies were disposed of. This attraction is not recommended for children under age 14. Add KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen and other attractions to your Mauthausen trip itinerary using our Mauthausen itinerary planner .
Tours to KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen
Mauthausen Concentration Camp Day Trip from Vienna BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $166
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen Reviews
Onder begeleiding van een Engelstalige Oostenrijkse gids een rondleiding gekregen door dit concentratiekamp / werkkamp Mauthausen, waar de gevangenen gedwongen werden in de graniethoeve te werken. Op ... more »Accompanied by an English-speaking Austrian guide, a tour of this concentration camp / work camp Mauthausen, where the prisoners were forced to work in the granite farm. On the stairs of death, still clearly visible in the quarry, thousands of prisoners have died. Impressive cellars with gas chambers and incinerators. In the end, more than 90,000 prisoners died in this camp. The camps of Auschwitz and Dachau are bigger and more impressive, yet a visit to Mauthausen is definitely worth it if you are still nearby
Our tour of the Mauthausen Work Camp was a sobering reminder of the Horrific things that were done to the prisoners during there stay. The tour was very good, by a well informed guide. more »
It is part of our history :(. That what I have to say, but most likely i want to see it in our history. It is scary it is horrible. But people should visit this place and see what is people able to do other people - to learn from it and NOT to do it anymore (not to do it in any price)!!! Read the story of people which should live there... But also, there you realize what is human body capable withstand, when you trust for better future.
The camp is quite intact. Decently preserved with a map provided at the visitors center to guide you on the walking tour. Everything is marked clearly on the map and easy to find. Not a sprawling camp like Auschwitz but well worth the visit.
Places to stay near KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen
Plan your trip to Mauthausen
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Mauthausen
Plans to KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen by other users
28 days in Western Europe & Prague BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, kids, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 2 days in Linz BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Upper Austria & Swiss Alps BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Austria BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Linz BY A USER FROM CANADA January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Linz & Cesky Krumlov BY A USER FROM HONG KONG May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium