MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

Reserve Blocks 2 and 3 in Auschwitz I Available for Study Visits

"Reserve" Blocks 2 and 3 in Auschwitz I Available for Study Visits

Starting from November, 1st 2014, study tour groups may visit Block 2 and 3 of the former Auschwitz I camp. they are ones of so-called "reserve blocks" of the Museum, maintained and presented in their original condition. Since the liberation of the camp, the interior of the blocks has been preserved almost intact. It comprises rooms for prisoners, a washroom, toilets and other areas, furnished with original strawbeds, bunks and other elements of block furnishing. 

Block 2 and 3 are made available to study tour groups (maximum 20 people) visiting the Memorial Site upon prior notice. 

3-year conservation of Blocks 2 and 3 of the former Auschwitz I camp was made possible thanks to the co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund under the Infrastructure and Environment Operational Programme for the years 2007-2013. Read more about the conservation of Blocks 2 and 3.