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All You Need To Know About Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Opening Hours

Visiting Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site usually takes about 5 hours. To plan your visit smartly, read on to learn about its opening hours and the best times to be there.

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site Opening Hours

Dachau Concentration Camp Opening Hours

The Dachau Concentration Camp Memory is open every day of the week

Opening hours

General Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM, daily

Crematorium Area Closure: 4:45 PM
Library & Archives: 9 AM to 5 PM, Tuesday to Friday

Recommended Duration of Visit

5 hours

What’s the Best Time to Visit Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site?

Dachau Concentration Camp Opening Hours

Weekday vs Weekend

Weekdays (Monday - Friday) are the best choice for a quieter visit, with Tuesday to Thursday being particularly less crowded. To avoid crowds, arrive early in the morning. Weekends (Saturday - Sunday) tend to be busier, especially during the peak season. If visiting on weekends, arrive as early as you can to get a head-start.

Dachau Concentration Camp Opening Hours

Peak Season vs Low Season

During the peak season (April to September), Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial draws the most visitors. This period offers pleasant weather but comes with larger crowds. In contrast, the off-peak season (October to March) sees fewer visitors, providing a more tranquil experience and budget-friendly stay options. Do expect colder weather if you’re visiting during the low season.




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How Long Do I Need to Tour Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial?

Allocate around 5-6 hours for a comprehensive tour of the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial. This allows you to explore the main exhibits, watch informative presentations, and reflect on the site's historical importance. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Opening Hours

Is Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial open every day?

Yes, the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial is open every day.

What are the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial opening hours?

The general opening hours are from 9 AM to 5 PM, daily.

Does the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial have evening hours?

No, the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial closes at 5 PM, with the last admission at 4:45 PM.

When is Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial closed?

The memorial is closed after 5 PM.

How long should I spend at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial?

Allocate around 5-6 hours for a comprehensive visit of the memorial site.

What is the best time to visit Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial?

Weekdays (Monday - Friday), particularly Tuesday to Thursday, are ideal for a quieter experience. Arriving early in the morning is recommended.

Is Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial open on public holidays?

Yes, it is open on public holidays.

Should I visit Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial on a public holiday?

Visiting on weekdays is generally recommended for a less crowded experience.

What’s the off-season for Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial?

The off-peak season is from October to March, offering fewer visitors and a more tranquil atmosphere.