Children in the camp constituted the theme of the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, on January 27 the events commemorating the anniversary were exceptionally held not at the Memorial Site, but online.
Grand Prix of the European Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Award for „Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away” exhibition
The exhibition prepared jointly by the Spanish company Musealia and the Auschwitz Memorial has received the Grand Prix of the European Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Award. It is the most prestigious European award in the heritage field.
14 June - National Remembrance Day of the Victims of German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camps
The Memorial acquired original documents of the second part of the so-called Eiss Archive. Among them are dozen photos of Jews, including famous figures that the group led by Polish Ambassador in Bern Aleksander Ładoś attempted to provide with Latin American documents.
Chancellor of Germany and Prime Minister of Poland at the Memorial for 10th anniversary of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation
The fact that German support for the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation celebrating the 10th anniversary of its creation doubled from 60 to 120 million euros was announced at the Auschwitz Memorial by Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany.
The virtual tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial includes over 200 high-quality panoramic photographs. The images present the site of the former camp, historical descriptions, witness accounts, archival documents and photographs, artworks and objects related to the history of the camp.
Due to the decision of the government to close all museums and cultural institutions in Poland because of coronavirus pandemic, we inform that until April 25 the Auschwitz Memorial will not be available to visitors.