Plan of the site    Overview

1933 - 1934: Oranienburg concentration camp
A concentration camp in the middle of town
A concentration camp for Berlin's regime opponents
Every day life in the camp
Closure of the camp
Concentration camp sub-camp brickworks
The commercial interests of the SS
Planning the conversion of Berlin to Germania
Forced labour in the 'brickworks death camp'
The use of the site after 1945
A chronological history
The concentration camp inspectorate

1936 - 1945: Sachsenhausen concentration camp
The ideal concentration camp
A concentration camp for the 'Reichshauptstadt'
Prisoner society
Forced labour
The victims
Evacuation, death marches and liberation

1945 - 1950: The Soviet special camp No.7 / No.1 
Introduction to the history of the Soviet special camp No.7 / No.1
Construction of the Soviet special camp
The camp's many uses
The prisoners are released: the camp is closed
Internees and the convicted
Life and dying in the camp
A break in the silence
The museum 'Soviet special camp'
1961-1992: Sachsenhausen National Memorial
Remembrance without authenticity
The site's authenticity is reduced and changed
The state opening
The one-sided historical perspective

Since 1993: Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum


Exhibitions   Plan of the site


Visitor service   Exhibitions
Barrack 38 / 39
Barrack 38
Barrack 39
"Tower E" the town and the camp
The Soviet special camp
Medicine and crime: Sachsenhausen's camp infirmary

Temporary exhibitions (German)

New planning
Planning the project
Visitor information centre
The new entrance and visitor guides
The central place of remembrance 'Station Z'
The design of the grounds


Education in the museum   Opening times
How to reach us

Events (German)

The archive and library
Literature list (German)
Application form to use the archive
Application form concerning ex-prisoners of
          Sachsenhausen concentration camp
Application form concerning ex-prisoners of
          the Soviet special camp
Application form concerning members of
          the SS in Sachsenhausen

Links (German)


News   Outline

Project days
A typical project day programme
Project day - camp prison building

Guided tours and films

Projects & Workcamps

Offers for shools
The museum's case study
Teaching in the museum

Teacher training


Contact   News


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