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Prices, times & conditions of admission to the Struthof site

Site opening times: (the tills close one hour before the site closes)

  • Period 1: 1 March to 15 April from 9am to 5pm
  • Period 2: 16 April to 15 October from 9am to 6:30pm
  • Period 3: 16 October to 24 December from 9am to 5pm
  • Closed every year from 25 December to the end of February

Gas chamber opening times (1.5 km below the site)

  • Period 1 and 3: 10am to 12:45pm and 2pm to 4pm
  • Period 2: 10am to 12:45pm and 2pm to 5pm


  • Self-guided tour of the site:
  • Historic site only (former camp) – around one hour
  • Historic site + Camp museum – between one-and-a-half and two hours
  • Historic site + Camp museum + European Centre for Deported Resistance Members – between two-and-a-half and three hours

Free downloads:

www.struthof.fr/en/ > Teaching tools > teaching kit > Educational material

  • download space (French, German, English, Italian)

    • “What is a concentration camp?”
    • “History and Vigilance, visit the European Centre on Resistance and Deportation”

  • The memento guide (French, German, English, Italian)

Educational workshops: (in French only)
In classroom: lasts 2 hours, subject is decided in consultation with workshop leaders, no more than 30 pupils,
Educational contacts:  +33.(0) or +33.(0)
Outside: “Guided tour of the camp” - 2 hours (classes may be grouped together when there is a high demand, with no more than 50 pupils).

There are 2 workshops in the morning and 2 workshops in the afternoon on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays with alternating classroom and outside sessions. If groups arrive more than 15 minutes late, the workshops are cancelled.


  • Secondary school pupils aged 11 to 18 = 1 Euro
  • Students in higher education = 3 euros
  • Free admission for accompanying adults in line with the French State Education standards (1 adult for 12 pupils aged                 12 -- 1 adult for 15 pupils aged 15) with variations permitted to help divide large groups into several small groups.
  • Free admission for coach drivers
  • Free admission for third parties (carers)
  • Educational workshops – flat fee of 20 Euros per class


The group leader can pay by cheque, bank card, or cash, on the day of the visit and this person will be given an invoice. ADMINISTRATIVE PAYMENT ORDERS OR VOUCHERS ARE NOT ACCEPTED

Due to the high number of booking requests, these requests are processed according to the dates of the visits, therefore replies are not instantaneous (for peak periods, it may take 2 to 3 weeks to receive a reply. When the date or time is unavailable, the reply is immediate).
Bookings are confirmed by e-mail; check that you give a properly written and valid e-mail address. (Pay attention to dots and dashes).


The admission ticket entitles the bearer to enter the KL-Natzweiler Museum and the permanent exhibition of the European Centre of Deported Resistance Members: Against Barbarism – Commit Resist Fight.

  • Admission: €1/student
  • Accompanying school staff member: free


Given the high number of groups that have booked visits to the European Centre and the Struthof site, we kindly request you to announce your visit at least one month in advance.

Booking required:

Telephone: + 33 (0)3 88 47 44 57
Fax: + 33 (0)3 88 97 16 83
E-mail: resa.groupes(at)struthof.fr


To contact the director of educational programmes
Telephone: + 33 (0)3 88 47 44 52
Fax: + 33 (0)3 88 97 16 83
E-mail: pedagogie(at)struthof.fr

Educational programmes:

You can consult the section devoted to teaching tools that the CERD has made available or directly access the various pages below:

  • Teaching kit : download free from the site
  • Educational workshops flat fee: 20 €  per class (no workshops during school holidays in zone B), in French only
  • Guided tours (Wednesdays only) flat fee: 20 € per class, in French only

Workshops (Tuesdays and Thursdays) and guided tours (Wednesdays) take place at 10:15am and 1:30pm.

Classrooms can be booked except on Tuesdays and Thursdays, when they are reserved for educational workshops. Maximum capacity: 30 students.

Please note:
The workshops, guided tours and teaching kit are currently only in French.
No educational activities take place during school holidays in zone B (see the Internet site of the National Education Ministry for dates).

Information and rules:

Payment for admissions must be made on the day of the visit, to the CERD, by the person in charge of the group. No deposit is paid at the time of booking.

The only means of payment are cash, cheque or bank card (vouchers and administrative money orders are not accepted).

The number of accompanying persons must be adapted to the size and age of the student group.
We advise dividing groups of over 40 students in half and indicating that division to to the hostesses at the cash desk before the admission tickets are issued.

The former Natzweiler-Struthof camp is a place of history and remembrance. It should be visited with respect for its victims.
Schools are held responsible for any damage committed by students to the historic site of Struthof or to the exhibitions.
Management reserves the right to request a group that makes too much noise or fails to respect the site to immediately leave the premises.

Pets are not admitted to the site or exhibition areas/

Access to some parts of the historic site may be closed in winter.

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Booking required:

Telephone: + 33 (0)3 88 47 44 57
Fax: + 33 (0)3 88 97 16 83
E-mail: resa.groupes(at)struthof.fr

Given the high number of groups that have booked visits to the European Centre and the Struthof site, we kindly request you to announce your visit at least one month in advance.

Attention ! No scholar groups booking form here

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