Information for your
visit to the memorial
The Memorial will be closed from 7th April until 10th April 2023. We wish everyone a fulfilling and joyful Easter and look forward to welcoming you again on the 11th April during our usual opening hours.
Tuesday – Friday
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday
1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The memorial is closed on public holidays. / Admission until 1 hour before the memorial closes.
Animals are not permitted. Assistance dogs and guide dogs are exempt from this rule.
Most parts of the site are accessible. A lift is available. However, please note that some areas are only accessible via stairs. This specifically applies to the "hidden places" special tour.
Adults: EUR 8.00
Reduced: EUR 5.00
(pupils, students, pensioners, severely disabled persons, recipients of unemployment benefit/unemployment benefit II)
Guided tour: EUR 45.00*
up to a max. of 25 persons, duration approx. 90 minutes
Guided tours with a contemporary witness: EUR 90.00*
up to a max. of 25 persons, duration: approx. 2 hours
Guided tours through hidden places: EUR 25.00*
per person, up to a max. of 10 persons, duration: approx. 2 hours
*plus entrance fee
Guided tours are only available by prior arrangement by calling +49 (0) 355 / 290 133-11 or sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Guided tours in English or simple German language are also possible by prior arrangement.
Only cash payments are possible on site.
from Leipzig/Dresden: A 14 or A13 to motorway junction Spreewald, then A 15 to Cottbus-Süd exit, then B 168 to Hermann-Löns-Straße, then turn left into Bautzener Straße.
from Berlin: A 113 or A 13 towards Dresden as far as the Spreewald motorway junction, then A 15 as far as the Cottbus-Süd exit, then B 168 as far as Hermann-Löns-Straße, then turn left into Bautzener Straße.
By train to Cottbus main station
from Leipzig RE 18
from Dresden RE 18
from Berlin RE 2
In Cottbus by public transport
take tram 1, 3 or 4 to Görlitzer Str., bus 9, 25, 32, 41, 3N or 4N to Görlitzer Str., then approx. 7 min walk (600m)
Bautzener Straße 140, 03050 Cottbus
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Old Market Square
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Spreewald Biosphere Reserve
Menschenrechtszentrum Cottbus e.V. | Bautzener Straße 140 | 03050 Cottbus | Free parking spaces
Information and reservations:
Tue. - Fri.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sat. + Son.
1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission until one hour before closing time.
Closed on public holidays.