MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

News

Let us give young people a chance to learn. Auschwitz Memorial Report 2015

23-01-2016
Polish-English report summarizing the year 2015 in the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum has been published. In his introduction, Dr. Piotr M.A. Cywiński emphasized the importance of the history of Auschwitz as a warning for future generations.

Resistance movement in KL Auschwitz. New online lesson.

22-01-2016
“Resistance movement in KL Auschwitz” is the new online lesson developed by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. It was prepared by Dr. Adam Cyra, a historian from the Museum Research Center.

“Let them carry you to freedom” – a gift to the Museum from Batsheva Dagan

20-01-2016
Former Auschwitz prisoner Batsheva Dagan donated to the Auschwitz Museum Collections a unique personal item – a pair of tiny shoes made in the camp by her fellow inmate.

Over 1.72 million visitors at the Auschwitz Memorial in 2015

04-01-2016
Over 1.72 million people visited the Auschwitz Memorial in 2015. Never before in the space of a single year have so many people familiarized themselves at first hand with the significance of the space of the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp.

Memorial available for the deaf

31-12-2015
Special films prepared by the PITAGORAS Development Association in cooperation with the Auschwitz Museum bring the history of the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp closer to the deaf visiting the Auschwitz Memorial.

Auschwitz Memorial awaits participants of the World Youth Day

15-12-2015
In connection with the World Youth Day (WYD), scheduled to take place next year in Cracow, the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum will be accessible to visitors on special conditions. Changes in the organisation of tours are the result of huge interest in the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau on the part of participants of the WYD.
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