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Lichtenburg Concentration Camp

KZ Lichtenburg was during the period 1933-1939 established in the Lichtenburgh castle

The camp held 2.000 male prisoners (1933-1937) and female prisoners (1937-1939). KZ Lichtenburg was closed in May 1939, shortly after when the Ravensbrück concentration camp for woman was opened.

The camp today:
The castle houses a regional museum and exhibit about Lichtenburg during the Nazi period. A couple of memorial places can be found within the castle.

For current visiting hours, please visit the website of the museum.

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