MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

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Through the lens of faith - a temporary exhibition at the entrance to the Auschwitz Memorial

05-07-2019
The exhibition "Through the Lens of Faith - Przez pryzmat wiary", prepared by the Amud Aish Memorial Museum in New York and designed by Daniel Libeskind, was opened on July 1, in front of the main entrance to the Auschwitz Museum.

Volunteers of the Memorial honoured with the awards “If Not for Those Ten... ”

04-07-2019
At the 72nd anniversary of creation of the Museum at the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, volunteers and representatives of institutions supporting voluntary work at the Memorial were honoured with the awards “If Not for Those Ten...”. Among them there were persons from Poland, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russia, the United States, Japan.

Volkswagen’s gift to Auschwitz Memorial

04-07-2019
On June 28th, in the German Resistance Memorial Centre in Berlin, representatives of the Volkswagen company, in cooperation with the International Auschwitz Committee, donated to the Auschwitz Museum two microbuses which are going to support the educational activity of the Memorial.

Sessions of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Council

24-06-2019
The 12th and 13th sessions of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Council were held in Warsaw on June 10th and in Oświęcim on June 18th. The main task of the Foundation is to finance the conservation of the authentic remains of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Preserve authenticity. Conservation of the brick barracks of the former Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp.

24-06-2019
The four-year conservation of the first brick prisoner barracks at the site of the former German Nazi Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp has come to an end. It is part of the Master Plan for Preservation (MPP), a multi annual conservation program at the Auschwitz Memorial. The MPP is funded by the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation.

14 June 2019 - National Remembrance Day for Victims of the German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camps - invitation

03-06-2019
On 14 June 2019, we will commemorate the 79th anniversary of the first transport of Poles to the German Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz created in Nazi-occupied Poland incorporated into the Third Reich. Subject to the decision of the Polish Parliament, the anniversary date is a National Remembrance Day of Victims of the German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camps. The events commemorating the anniversary will take place on 13 and 14 June in Tarnów, Harmęże and Oświęcim.
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