Guided tours on the site of the former Stalag VIII A are usually possible. Just contact with us.
The tour takes about 1 – 1,5 hour. First during the tour you will have an opportunity to get to know the history of Stalag VIII A, prisoners-of-war in the city of Goerlitz and entire system of the POW’s camps. Further you will gain an insight into projects of the association MEETINGPOINT MUSIC MESSIAEN e.V., that is strongly connected with camp grounds and fates of people. Last but not least during the guided tour you will discover place, where Olivier Messiaen together with three fellow prisoners performed a premiere of famous the world over The Quartet for the End of Time on 15th January 1941.
The guided tour is possible in English, German and Polish.
Furthermore, we also provide guided tours in the context of certain events (eg “Learning gives wings”).