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MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

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The reflection on our own indifference. The 77th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

27-01-2022
The beginning of extermination at Auschwitz constituted the main theme of the 77th anniversary of liberation of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, only a small group of participants, mainly Survivors, gathered within the Memorial.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day at UNESCO

26-01-2022
On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, UNESCO is organising an online commemoration event starting at 18.00 (CET) on 27 January.

Warning arises from memory. Auschwitz Memorial Report 2021

26-01-2022
English-Polish report summarizing the year 2021 at the Auschwitz Museum and Memorial was published. In his introduction, Director Piotr M. A. Cywiński: "Warning is the child of wisdom. And this warning arises from memory."

Multibook - preparing for a visit to the Memorial Site

21-01-2022
The preparatory Multibook is a proposal of the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust (ICEAH) for young people who plan to visit the Auschwitz Memorial. It is available in two languages: English and Polish.

Online lessons on the perpetrators of crimes in Auschwitz

14-01-2022
“The SS Garrison of Auschwitz” and “Women working for the SS” are new online lessons prepared by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust (ICEAH). They tell the history of the German Nazi camp in the context of perpetrators.

563,000 visitors to the Museum in 2021

05-01-2022
A little over 563,000 people visited the Memorial in 2021. It is a slight increase compared to the previous year; however, it is worth remembering that in the period before the pandemic, over two million people visited the Museum every year.