MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

Evidence of crime

Auschwitz I, Block 5 – Physical evidence of crime

Items seized from murdered Jews were exhibited here, including baskets, suitcases, and various everyday articles: kitchen utensils, shaving brushes, toothbrushes, shoe brushes, shoe polish cans, shoes, clothes brushes, various other brushes, and children's garments.

Aside from articles of everyday use, prostheses and Jewish prayer garments were also exhibited.