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Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

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Address: Jean-Dolidier-Weg 75, 21039 Hamburg, Germany
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+49 40 428131500
09:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 09:30 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 17:00

Jean-Dolidier-Weg 75

21039 Hamburg


Tel.: +49 40 - 4 28 13 15 00


Jean-Dolidier-Weg 75

21039 Hamburg


Tel.: +49 40 - 4 28 13 15 00

Fax: +49 40 - 4 28 13 15 01

E-mail: info@kz-gedenkstaette-neuengamme.de

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Interesting, lesser known camp

Not as well known as similar memorials but interesting, thought provoking and poignant. Staff are friendly and informative as well as very kind and helpful. Easy to get to using... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jan R
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not as well known as similar memorials but interesting, thought provoking and poignant. Staff are friendly and informative as well as very kind and helpful. Easy to get to using public transport.

Thank Jan R
Boliden, Sweden
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

I have visited several concentration camps before, and I was not disappointed with the available information on this one. Of course it is smaller than Auschwitz, but there are still quite some buildings with information, and collected items. Interesting (and dark) story about this place. If you have time, consider this visit. Train+bus (45 min), every 30 min, at least.... More 

2 Thank Ana L
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We attended the camp as part of a group on an excursion from our P&O cruise ship. Our tour guide, Frank Lehmann, was excellent and really brought home the facts about this concentration camp, made personal by his account of his grandfathers experience whilst a prisoner here. Walking through the large iron gates, and looking at the vast area the... More 

1 Thank Lynn B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Surrounded by beautiful farm land and even a prisoner dug canal that connects to the Elbe River this camp is quite large. There are buildings still standing and every location is complete with its own information marker. There is a building you can go into that is used to showcase tools and work prisoners were required to do. In this... More 

2 Thank Miodoll
Hamburg, Germany
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Much smaller than other camps, but deeply connected to Hamburgs history. Recommended to arrive by car. Public transportation rare.

1 Thank Dirk M
Chesterfield, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The Neuengamme concentration camp was a German concentration camp, established in 1938 by the SS near the village of Neuengamme in the Bergedorf district of Hamburg, Germany. The Nazi operated the camp from 1938 to 1945. During that period, it interred an estimated 106,000 prisoners at the main camp and its approximately 87 sub camps. More than half of them... More 

7 Thank Robert P
Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

Huge place with several buildings. All sections are well explained. Sad, tough but has to be seen. A little bit far from the city but it is worth a visit. Amazing historical work behind. No fee but free offers.

2 Thank Bright91Star
Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This memorial is close to Hamburg and was used by the NAZIs as a concentration camp for the Hamburg area. Today it is a well preserved memorial.

1 Thank WLae
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 hours on the grounds in August. This is a memorial at a concentration camp site about half an hour outside of Hamburg. The grounds themselves contain a large exhibit area, bookstore, etc. Nearby is a memorial obelisk and House of Memories. Very emotional experience. I'd suggest good footwear - some of the grounds are over crushed rock.

2 Thank ChristopherBguelph
Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

A historic site that present and future generations should know about. The Nazi - story is horrible and should be told and shown to everybody so that man kind do not forget these misdeeds.

Thank FinnogL-L

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