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Gedenkstatte Mittelbau Dora

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Must see sight if interested in WW2

Had a great visit to Dora-Mittelbau this week. As always the camp and museum is free to visit, and... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
MariaDavidRobinson
Important to visit

Inform yourself in advance for joining a guided tour! The tour is very impressive and will stay in... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
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The "wonder weapons" V1 and V2, as they were propagated by Goebbels, were built in the underground tunnel system from 1944. In the course of this, about 20,000 concentration camp prisoners lost their lives. The memorial contains the area of the...more
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Kohnsteinweg 20, 99734 Nordhausen, Thuringia, Germany
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Had a great visit to Dora-Mittelbau this week. As always the camp and museum is free to visit, and not that big compared to other such camps. Museum is small, with mainly German text, but there is a free book you can borrow form the...More

Thank MariaDavidRobinson
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Inform yourself in advance for joining a guided tour! The tour is very impressive and will stay in your mind afterwards.I also recommend the book "Planet Dora" for further research.

Thank sister2ma2
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Let's get one thing straight, this is a KZ, a concentration camp and as such it js nothing less then absolutely horrible. Leaving lack of respect for human lives aside (which you of course cannot do) this place is testament to an engineering marvel and...More

Thank 844bj_rnw
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

As any kz camp memorial it is important never to forget what cruelty some people are capable of doing. The museum is very interesting and a visit to the tunnels a must. You will leave with more informed but also with a heavy heart. One...More

Thank KeldCNielsen
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We heard about Mittlebau-Dora whilst travelling through Germany with a group of Scouts. We called in without a prior reservation and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. We didn't do the tour but made use of the guide books to tour the museum before...More

Thank luke g
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I'll not repeat the excellent comments made by other contributors. This visit would have been excellent if the information boards also had an English translation and more importantly, the audio guides were more comprehensive, particularly covering the tunnels in some detail. We both feel that...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This former forced labour/concentration camp is a must see if in the area. Although few of the building are left, except the crematorium, the walk around the extensive area of the camp is well signposted and information boards tell the terrible story of the 20,000...More

3  Thank Alan1Bangor
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I was near the area so I dragged my boyfriend to go to this KZ for a tour. The tour on Sunday was at 11:00 in German. It's the only way to get into the tunnel so we did this tour. It was in German...More

1  Thank Hina S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Impressive, must see when in the neighborhood. Tunnel / mountain visit with guide, museum and massive camp area.

1  Thank R9293MAroberts
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The now peaceful site of this former concentration camp belies its past. Hundreds died here as they were forced to participate in the building of the V-2 rocket. Much of the work was underground in deplorable conditions. This site is personally guided but well-marked. Allow...More

1  Thank Christine H
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