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Blätter zum Land-Extra zur Gedenkstätte SS-Sonderlager/KZ Hinzert

Brief summary containing the most inportant facts about the history of the camp as well as the morial work in Hinzert after 1945.

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Visitor Information

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Friday 9 a. m. – 1 p. m. and 2 p. m. – 5 p. m.

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 2 p. m. – 5 p. m.

Closed on Mondays

The cemetery of the memorial site and the “Sites of Inhumanity” are open daily from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. (until 7 p. m. from April to September) depending on the weather.

Guided tours for schoolclasses and groups

Guided Tours for individuals in German are offered free of charge on the first and third Sunday from April to October at 2:30 pm. No reservation is required.

Guided tours are also available for groups of adults or students. Please contact us for a reservation.

Entrance

Entrance is free

Directions

From the south (Saarbrücken/Kaiserslautern) or north (Koblenz) take Autobahn 1 (A 1) to exit 132 (Reinsfeld). Follow the signs “Gedenkstätte SS-Sonderlager/KZ Hinzert” via the B 52 (in the direction of Trier) to exit Hinzert. Follow the signs “Gedenkstätte SS-Sonderlager/KZ Hinzert” to the memorial site.

From the west (Trier) take the B 52 to exit Hinzert. Follow the signs “Gedenkstätte SS-Sonderlager/KZ Hinzert” to the memorial site.

[Directions via Google Maps]

The memorial site is not accessible via public transportation.

Parking for cars and coaches is available free of charge.

Contact

Contact

NS-Dokumentationszentrum Rheinland-Pfalz
Gedenkstätte SS-Sonderlager/KZ Hinzert

An der Gedenkstätte

D-54421 Hinzert-Pölert

Tel.: +49 (0) 65 86 - 99 24 93

Fax: +49 (0) 65 86 - 99 24 94

Accessibility

A pathway with a grade of 7% leads to the memorial site. The surface changes from asphalt to loose chippings in the cemetery area. There are 5 steps to get to the monument.

The permanent exhibit and the seminar rooms of the SS Special Camp Hinzert are wheelchair-accessible.

The surface of the entrance area changes from carpet to wooden floors. The permanent exhibit has concrete floors.

Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are located on the ground floor (door width 87 cm).

Guided tours for visually impaired visitors in German are available by appointment.