Mauthausen Concentration Camp

Chat Box

What happened at Mauthausen?

Political prisoners and persecuted minorities were forced to do hard labor and were killed in concentration camps during the nazi rule in Europe.

Chat Box

Prisoners 

The prisoners in Mauthausen were a mixture of persecuted political activists from Poland, Austria, Spain, Italy to just name a few, and a set of minorities from the region such as gypsies, jehovah’s witnesses, members of the LGBT community, and jews.

Chat Box

Stairs of Death

The stairs are the path up to the quarry and are known as the stairs of death.

Tooltip

Memorials

 Memorials, statues, sculptures with and without words are telling the story of those that died under the nazi regime

Chat Box

Opening Hours and Guide

The Mauthausen KZ is free of charge to visit all year round.

Plant
Tooltip

More Stories like this

Yellow Leaves
Fish
Violet Lotus