Mauthausen Concentration Camp

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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.

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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.

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Stairs of Death

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

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Memorials

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

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Opening Hours and Guide 

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

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