AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

Opening hours

VISITING HOURS

The Museum is open all year long, seven days a week, except January 1, December 25, and Easter Sunday. You can start the visit in the following hours*:

  • 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM December
    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM January, November
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM February
    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM March, October
    7:30 AM - 6:00 PM April, May, September
    7:30 AM - 7:00 PM June, July, August

* These are the hours of entrance to the Museum. A visitor may stay on the site of the Museum 90 minutes after the last entrance hour (i.e. 5.30 in February or 8.30 in July) 

MUSEUM WORK HOURS

The office of the Former Prisoners' Information Section, Archives, Collections, Administration, and other departments of the Museum are open from 8:00 AM-2:00 PM, Monday through Friday (except holidays).

Library opening hours

The Museum may also be closed temporarily during official state visits, ceremonies, etc. Information about interruptions to visiting are posted ahead of time on the website.