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MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

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Memoria magazine - 07/2020

31-07-2020
'Memoria' is an online magazine dedicated to the history of Auschwitz, the Holocaust as well as memory and education around the world. New edition is available here (read online or download a PDF): memoria.auschwitz.org/July2020

In August we are extending the opening hours of the Auschwitz Memorial

29-07-2020
In August we are extending the opening hours of the Auschwitz Memorial. The Museum can be visited from 8.00 to 20.30.

Touching discoveries in children's shoes

21-07-2020
An exceptional discovery was made during conservation works on shoes belonging to Auschwitz victims, which are on display at the permanent exhibition, at the Memorial.

Memoria Magazine - 06/2020

14-07-2020
'Memoria' is an online magazine dedicated to the history of Auschwitz, the Holocaust as well as memory and education around the world. New edition is available here (read online or download PDF): memoria.auschwitz.org/June2020

Winners of the volunteers award “If Not For Those Ten…”

02-07-2020
On the 73rd anniversary of establishing of the Museum at the site of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, we are announcing the winners of “If Not for Those Ten…” awards. They go to our volunteers and representatives of institutions supporting voluntary work at the Memorial. Among the winners there are persons from Poland, China, Germany, Pakistan and the USA.

The agreement on doubling German support for the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation signed in Warsaw

18-06-2020
German support for the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation doubled from 60 to 120 million euros. The funds are going to come from the subsidies of federal government and German lands. The agreement relating to this decision was signed in Warsaw by Heiko Maas, German Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Dr. Piotr M. A. Cywiński, Foundation President and Director of the Auschwitz Museum.