Contact and Information
Death March Memorial in Below Forest
Head of Charge: Carmen Lange
Telephone: +49 (0)39925-2478
Telefax: +49 (0)39925-77835
Booking is required for guided tours and educational project work.
Please let us know if members of your family had to go on the death march, if you witnessed the death march in your town or village when you were a child or if you have any enquiries about content.
The open-air exhibition and the historic site in the forest can be viewed at any time during daylight hours.
Corona pandemic: The hygiene and distancing rules that are still in effect, must be strictly observed in the Memorial.
Texts in the whole exhibition are in both German and English. A French version of the texts is available as a handout, as are shorter texts in Danish and Dutch.
The office, information centre and bookshop are open Mondays to Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The memorial is closed from 19 December 2020 until 3 January 2021. The open-air exhibition and the historic site in the forest can be viewed at any time during daylight hours.
Admission is free. Guided tours cost € 15 to € 50 [per person], depending on group size. Project costs by arrangement.
To reach the Memorial by car or bus, leave the A 19 motorway at the Wittstock exit and follow the signs.
By train, it is unfortunately only possible to travel as far as Wittstock/Dosse station, which is 12 kilometres from the Memorial. If you get in touch with us we may be able to help you get to the Memorial.