Contacts

Visitor Information
Phone: +49 (0)3643 430 200
Fax: +49 (0)3643 430 102
information(at)buchenwald(dot)de

Bookshop
Phone: +49 (0)3643 430 151
Fax: +49 (0)3643 430 102
buchhandlung(at)buchenwald(dot)de

Museum Café
To book a group visit, please contact
Phone: +49 (0)3643 430 300

Buchenwald Memorial Information Office at the Weimar Tourist Information Centre
Förderverein Buchenwald e.V.
Markt 10, 99423 Weimar
Phone: +49 (0)3643 747 540
Fax: +49 (0)3643 747 541
info(at)foerderverein-buchenwald(dot)de

Downloads

Visitor Guidelines
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Schedule of fees
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Visitor information centre at the central car park of the memorial. Photo: Katharina Brand. Buchenwald Memorial

Opening hours

Outdoor Facilities

The former inmates' camp, the SS area, the memorial site, the cemeteries of the Soviet Special Camp 2, and all other outdoor facilities are accessible daily until sundown. We recommend that you do not visit the former prison building, the former crematorium and the exhibitions with children under 12 years of age.

Museums

April – October
Tuesday to Sunday and holidays 10:00 am – 6:00 pm (admission until 5:30 pm)

November – March
Tuesday to Sunday and holidays 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (admission until 3:30 pm)

Closed on Monday
(The former gate building and the former crematorium are open Mondays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, multimedia guides can be obtained at the visitor information centre)

Closed December 24 to 26, December 31 and January 1

Remodelling of the permanent exhibition on the history of the Buchenwald concentration camp

Due to the remodelling of the permanent exhibition on the history of the Buchenwald concentration camp and the associated programme of structural renovation, the former depot building – together with the exhibition that it has previously housed – will be closed from 20 April 2015 until 26 January 2016.

During this time, the exhibition In Black and White: Photographs of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp will be on display in the former inmates’ canteen.

Visitor Information Centre

April – October
Tuesday to Sunday and holidays 9:00 am – 6:20 pm

November – March
Tuesday to Sunday and holidays 9:00 am – 4:20 pm

Closed on Monday
(multimedia guides can be obtained at the visitor information centre between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm)

Closed December 24 to 26, December 31 and January 1

Museum Café

April – October
Tuesday to Sunday and holidays 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

November – March
Tuesday to Sunday and holidays 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Buchenwald Memorial Information Office at the Weimar Tourist Information Centre

April – October
Monday to Saturday 9:30 am – 7:00 pm
Sundays and holidays 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

November – March
Monday to Friday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays 9:30 am – 2:00 pm