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Third Reich Tours in Munich

Known as the capital of the Nazi movement or “Hauptstadt der Bewegung,” Munich is home to many historic events from the rise of the Third Reich in 1933.

Discover fascinating insights into the city’s dark history and its role in World War II on Third Reich tours in Munich. Take a walking tour of the city or an excursion to the Dachau Concentration Camp, the first of its kind.

You will find below all you need to know about Third Reich tours, one of the most interesting options for sightseeing tours in Munich.

What are the best Third Reich tours in Munich?

Third Reich history group walking tours

Visit Third Reich landmarks in Munich on a historical group walking tour. You will visit famous sites from the Nazi’s rise to power, including Hofbräuhaus, the Feldherrnhalle Monument, Hofgarten and Königsplatz. Small-group walking tours also stop at the Haus der Kunst, the Fuhrer Building and the Platz der Opfer des Nationalsozialismus.

Third Reich history private walking tours

The Third Reich private walking tours visit the same locations as the regular walking tours, plus the Haus der Kunst, the Fuhrer Building and the Platz der Opfer des Nationalsozialismus. You can book an adults-only tour or a tour that allows children.

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site tour from Munich

Explore the historic Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site in a full-day tour of 8 hours. There are exhibitions about the original prisoners of the camp, where you can read prisoner biographies, old letters and much more. There are group and private tours available.

How much do Third Reich tours in Munich cost?

Third Reich tours vary greatly in price depending on the number of people, the type of tour and which stops are included. Group walking tours cost about €20 per person, and children and seniors can get discounts. For tours that include pickup, expect to pay about €40 per person.

Group tours to the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site cost between €50 and €90 per person. The more expensive tours offer hotel drop-off and pickup. For private tours to the camp, expect to pay around €170 per person.

Private tours can cost anywhere from €100 to €240 per person. The more expensive ones include pickup and drop-off from hotels in Munich.

What is included in a Third Reich tour in Munich?

Third Reich tours in Munich visit famous locations from the Nazi Movement, such as the Haus der Kunst, the Nazi’s first monument. Other tours explore the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, the very first of its kind built by the Nazis. All admission fees for these tours are included in the tour price.

Where do Third Reich tours in Munich start?

Third Reich tours usually begin in Marienplatz, Munich’s central square. You can find your guide at the tour operations office or a set location in Marienplatz. Some private tours offer pickup from specified hotels around the city.

How long do Third Reich tours in Munich last?

Third Reich tours in Munich are usually 2 to 4 hours long. Tours that go to the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site last between 8 and 10 hours.

When is the best time for a Third Reich tour in Munich?

The best time to take a Third Reich tour in Munich is during March, April or May, as the spring weather isn’t too hot. This is ideal for walking tours, especially since the open group tours will be less crowded during this time.

You can take a Third Reich tour any time of year, however, Munich gets very cold in winter. The city is its coldest from December to January, so you may want to avoid taking a walking tour during this time.

Are children allowed on a Third Reich tour in Munich?

Third Reich tours that go to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site do not allow children under 14 years old. Children are allowed on walking tours in Munich city, however, depending on which tour you choose. Some tours allow children, while others have a minimum age of 14.

Travel tips

  • Book your Third Reich tour in advance to secure your slot.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
  • Bring drinking water so you can stay hydrated.
  • Bring sunglasses and a hat.
  • Bring a camera or a cellphone, so you can take photographs of the various landmarks.