Opening hours

Visitors’ Center, Exhibitions, and Grounds

The Memorial Site is open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The Memorial Site is closed on December 24th.

Closure of the crematorium area at 4:45 pm.

Administration, Archive, and Library

The administrative offices of the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site are located in the eastern wing of the former maintenance building. Staff are present from Monday to Friday between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Following prior registration, the archive and library of the Memorial Site are open for public use from Tuesday to Friday between 9:00 am and 5 pm.


No prior appointment is necessary and entry is free.

If you are planning to use a car or motorbike to get to the Memorial Site, please note that fees are charged for using the parking lot.

Services for the Visit

The Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site offers a number of different services for a visit of the former concentration camp. You will find information concerning the different options here. Please note: All of the programs offered by the Education Department are for visitors over the age of 13.

Map of the Memorial Site

Overview of the memorial site