MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

News

Work of the Museum in connection with the presence of coronavirus in the world

06-03-2020
Due to the decision of the government to close all museums and cultural institutions in Poland we inform that the Auschwitz Memorial is closed until further notice. No correspondence will be conducted and no telephone and on-site information will be provided. All matters that you send us via e-mail will be dealt with after the closure of the Museum is over. We kindly ask for your understanding in these difficult circumstances.

Call for participants: "Shaping the memory about Auschwitz and the Holocaust 75 years after the liberation"

05-03-2020
We are pleased to announce the seminar for graduates of the ICEAH projects “Shaping the memory about Auschwitz and the Holocaust 75 years after the liberation” organized by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. It will take place on August 1-8, 2020. Application deadline is April 15, 2020. Results of the recruitment process will be announced till April 20, 2020.

An invitation for the conference "Challenges of education in an authentic memorial site. Activities of the ICEAH""

13-02-2020
Due to the 15th anniversary of its establishing the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust (ICEAH) invites to attend a conference “Challenges of education in an authentic memorial site. Activities of the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust” that will take place on July 1-4, 2020 in a new building of the Centre.

Greater availability and easier booking of visiting the Memorial thanks to personalized entry passes

11-02-2020
The number of visitors to the Auschwitz Memorial in January 2020 is more than 10 per cent higher than in the corresponding record period in terms of attendance in 2019 - that is, over 113,000 visitors. In the period between April and October, we expect a monthly attendance of over 200,000 visitors. Thanks to the introduction of name cards for all visitors this year,

The first Honorary Consuls of the Auschwitz Museum Diplomacy of Remembrance network appointed

03-02-2020
On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, two first Auschwitz Memorial Honorary Consuls were appointed. Maria Zalewska from the United States and Enrique de Villamor y Soraluce from Spain will act on behalf of the Diplomacy of Remembrance network developed by the Museum.

In memory we must search for sources for our responsibility today. 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

27-01-2020
On January 27, more than 200 Auschwitz and Holocaust Survivors met in front of the Death Gate at the former Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp.
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