Orte der Erinnerung 1933-1945

Orte der Erinnerung 1933 - 1945

Gedenkstätten, Dokumentationszentren und Museen
zur Geschichte der nationalsozialistischen Diktatur
in Berlin und Brandenburg

Sachsenhausen Memorial Site and Museum (public specialised library since 1993)

Focuses
Concentration Camp, in particular
Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
National socialism in general
Post-war history/Soviet
occupation politics/Soviet Special Camp
Politics of remembrance/Memorial sites/
Memorial pedagogy

Collections
ca. 19,500 media items
ca. 69 current acadmic journals
Prisoners' belongings
Collection of NS Literature (ca. 2,800 Titles)

Services/Facilities
Help finding literature and with research
Consultations regarding the collection
Literature compilations
1 copier, reader printer, 3 computer terminals
DIN A 4 copies: 35 cents (half price for students and doctoral students)
DIN A 3 copies: 50 cents (half price for students and doctoral students)
New acquisitions list - Link on website (upcoming)

Online-Research
General Catalogue of Memorial Centre Libraries: AGGB


Hours of Operation/Contact
Tues.-Fri. 9-4:30pm
appointment recommended
Barbara Müller
Gedenkstätte und Museum Sachsenhausen, Bibliothek
Straße der Nationen 22
16515 Oranienburg

Email: bibliothek(at)gedenkstaette-sachsenhausen.de
Tel.: 03301/200-301
Fax.: 03301/200-302
Link: Homepage

public transportation (from Berlin-Zentrum)
Train: S-Bahn Line S 1 (Wannsee-Oranienburg) to Oranienburg station, last station; travel time from Berlin Friedrichstraße station: 45 min., runs every 20 minutes)
Regional train: RE 5 from Berlin-Hauptbahnhof Direction: Stralsund/Rostock) to Oranienburg station travel time from Berlin-Hauptbahnhof: 25 min., runs once an hour)
Regional train RB 12 from Berlin-Lichtenberg (Direction: Templin) to Oranienburg station (travel time 25 min., runs once per hour)

Bus line 804 (hourly) Direction: Malz, take it to the Memorial Site from in front of the train station
or
follow the signs by foot (20 min.)

PKW/Bus:
Take the A 111 autobahn, direction: Hamburg; at the Oranienburger Kreuz on the A 10 (Berliner Ring) direction Prenzlau to the Birkenwerder exit; on the B 96 to Oranienburg and follow the signs to the Memorial Site.