© Zeitgeschichtemuseum voestalpine Linz

National Socialism in Linz and the surrounding area

Validity: 17.01.2022-16.12.2022

This special program is intended for young people aged 14 and over who want to deal with Upper Austrian contemporary history.


Day 1:

It starts with a visit to the Voestalpine Contemporary History Museum. The focus of the exhibition is the fates and life stories of the forced laborers of the former Hermann Göring Werke, today’s voestalpine.

Day 2:

During a guided tour through Linz, the pupils get to know the Upper Austrian capital. The learning and memorial site Schloss Hartheim is a former Nazi euthanasia institute. During a tour of the memorial and the newly designed exhibition “The Value of Life. Dealing with the unusable” shows who was classified as unusable and how society has treated disabled and mentally ill people over the past centuries.

Day 3:

The highlight tour in the Ars Electronica Center provides unique insights into the interplay between humans, machines and artificial intelligence.

General services:

  • 2 nights with full board in a shared room
  • Free juice with meals
  • All rooms with shower / toilet


Package prices per person including program & general services *:
Pupil from € 114, Teacher from € 91; Plus travel expenses to the learning and memorial Hartheim Castle.

* plus approx. € 4,- local tax for teachers and plus tickets for public transport and Travel expenses to the memorial Hartheim Castle: Pupils approx. 10 Euros, Teachers approx. 18 Euros

Information & booking:

Youth Hostel Linz

Stanglhofweg 3
4020 Linz
Phone: +43-732-664434
Fax: +43-732-664434-75

Photo: © Voestalpine Contemporary History Museum

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