Map of Theresienstadt Ghetto

Guide to numbered map shown above:

1. L417 - Former school which was used as barracks for boys 10 - 15 years old. Now the Ghetto Museum.
2. Q 619 ­ Terezin town hall was used for concerts and performances.
3. L 414 ­ Headquarters of the SS-Commandant until 1942. Later a post office and
other services were located on the first floor. Also served as a barracks for young girls.
4. L 410 ­ Home for girls 8 ­ 16 years old. Art lessons were given here.
5. Markplatz ­ Converted into a park with a music pavilion in June 1944.
6. L 415 ­ A shop selling underwear and clothing was opened here. The items came from the
luggage of the transports. L-3 & L-4 were also shops. Eventually there were 8 shops in the ghetto.
7. Q 418 ­ A café was opened in 1942 with about 100 seats. Substitute coffee and tea were
served and the Jews could listen to live music here.
8. Q 414 ­ Headquarters of the SS Commandant ­ In the cellar the SS men built a
so-called bunker where prisoners who violated camp orders were housed.
9. L 311 ­ Sapper Barracks housed the old prisoners and a hospital. In the attic there was a
synagogue. (Number 9 is directly to the right of number 10 on the map, but is hidden.)
10. L 315 ­ Seat of the Ghetto guard which assisted in keeping order inside the ghetto.
11. L 318 ­ Home for infants and first grade school children.
12. Block F III ­ Homes for children and apprentices. A library was in L 216.
13. Block G II ­ The former officer's club was the headquarters of the police unit.
14. Block H II ­ The so-called Bauhof which had craft workshops. Close to this place, in a
corridor of the fortification wall near the Litomerice gate, a gas chamber was
built in 1945, but was never used.
15. L 324 ­ SS Kameradschaftsheim where the SS soldiers lived. Now the Park Hotel.
16. Block H IV ­ Podmokly Barracks ­ Prisoners were brought here upon arrival.
17. Block J IV ­ Aussig Barracks, the original place where prisoners were registered.
18. Block H V ­ Dresden barracks for women, which had a prison in the cellar.
19. Block G VI ­ Houses for mothers with infants and children under 3 years of age.
20. Stadtpark ­ A playground was built here for the children in 1944.
21. Block E VI ­ Hohenhohe Barracks was used as a hospital in the ghetto.
22. Block E VII ­ Kavalir Barracks which housed old and insane prisoners.
23. Block D VI ­ Former brewery converted into a disinfection station, shower and laundry.
24. Military riding school which was converted into a joiner's workshop.
25. Block B V ­ Magdeburg Barracks that housed the Council of the Elders and offices of the
Jewish self-government. Now a Museum.
26. Block B IV - Hannover Barracks for men.
27. Block A IV - Bakery and food store.
28. Bahnhofstrasse - Railway branch line built by the prisoners and first used in
June 1943. Near the Hamburg barracks from which the transports left for Auschwitz.
29. Block C III -- Hamburg Barracks for women. Mostly Dutch prisoners were housed here.
30. Block A II -- Jäger Barracks was a disinfection station where both prisoners and clothing were deloused.
31. Südberg - Sports area for adults and children was built here in 1943.
32. Block E I -- Sudeten Barracks where the first transport of men arrived in November of 1942.
33. Building C I - Sokol Building which originally housed prisoners with encephalitis but was later
converted into a Social Club with culture halls, library and synagogue.
34. Südstrasse - Ceremonial place in the fortification walls where last rites took place.
35. Jewish Cemetery and crematorium.