Stiftung Brandenburgische Gedenkstätten Gedenkstätte Todesmarsch im Belower Wald

Visitor service

Foto: Wikimedia Commons, gemeinfrei

The 2G rule will apply in the memorial of as of November 24

According to the updated and stricter Brandenburg Corona Ordinance, which was issued today, the 2G rule will apply in all of the Brandenburg Memorials Foundation facilities of as of November 24.

Access to outdoor areas, museums and other premises will therefore only be permitted to:

  • persons who can certify that they have been vaccinated or have recovered.
  • children under 12 years of age
  • young people under 18 years of age with a negative test certification if they wear an FFP2 mask without an exhalation valve at all times during their visit
  • persons who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons, if they wear an FFP2 mask without an exhalation valve at all times during their visit

An ID and documentation (vaccination certificate, test certificate or written medical certificate) must be presented on site.

All vaccinated or recovering visitors must wear a medical mask indoors and during guided tours.

We ask for your understanding and stay healthy!

Contact and Information

Death March Memorial in Below Forest

Head of Charge: Carmen Lange

Belower Damm1
16909 Wittstock

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.


Opening times

The open-air exhibition and the historic site in the forest can be viewed at any time during daylight hours.

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.



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.