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Visitor Information

Please note:

Due to renovation work, the memorial will be closed on 1, 3 and 4 August and from 8 - 11 August. On weekends it will be open regularly.

At the end of the year the Memorial will close from Friday, December 12th, 2023 to January 2nd, 2024.

Blätter zum Land-Extra zur Gedenkstatte 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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Entrance is free

Guided tours for schoolclasses and groups

Guided Tours for individuals in German are offered free of charge on Sunday from April to October at 2:30pm. Reservation is required.

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


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.


Gedenkstätte SS-Sonderlager/KZ Hinzert
An der Gedenkstätte
D-54421 Hinzert-Pölert

Fon: +49 (0) 65 86 - 99 24 93
Fax: +49 (0) 65 86 - 99 24 94
or by E-Mail


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.

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