MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

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Record attendance and change of terms of booking from January 2 – personal entry cards for all visitors

03-12-2019
The number of visitors to the Auschwitz Memorial has already exceeded the record attendance of 2018. Then, the site of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz was visited by 2 million 152 thousand people from all over the world.

Over one million followers of the Auschwitz Memorial on social media

25-11-2019
Over a million people from all over the world follow social media profiles of the Auschwitz Memorial Site on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Thanks to sharing the posts published by the Museum, facts from the history of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz reach dozens million people.

27 January: It is difficult to be anywhere else on this day

22-11-2019
King and Queen of the Netherlands, King of Spain, presidents of Germany, Israel, Poland and Switzerland and prime minister of Greece are the first confirmed heads of state delegations who will take part in the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of liberation of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz on January 27, 2020.

Together with Survivors – January 27th all over the world!

19-11-2019
Each and every Auschwitz survivor will be welcome during commemorative events of the 75th anniversary of liberation of the camp on January 27, 2020. However, we are aware of the fact that, due to various reasons, not everyone will be able to be present at the Memorial. This is why the events commemorating the anniversary will be broadcasted live online and available free of charge to everyone. It will also be possible to follow the entire ceremony – apart from TV channels – on YouTube and Museum profiles on social media.

Forbidden Art exhibition on display at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia

13-11-2019
The exhibition “Forbidden Art” was officially opened at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia on November 11th. It was prepared by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and presents the history of 20 works of art made illegally and at risk of death by prisoners of German Nazi concentration camps.

27 January: the 75th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz in live TV broadcast

12-11-2019
The Polish television (TVP) will be the producer of the official TV broadcasting signal during the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on 27 January 2020. The free TV signal available in satellite transmissions will be available to TV stations around the world.
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