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

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For middle school pupils interested in a visit to the Auschwitz Memorial Site a special tour programme was devised, adapted to their emotional level. In addition, students can take advantage of a variety of educational forms prepared by ICEAH, such as one-or two-day Study visits with educational activities - workshopsmultimedia presentations or video lectures, most of which are available in Polish, English, German and French. 

In the case of middle school pupils, a substantive and emotional preparation is crucial prior to the visit to the Memorial Site. In this regard, it may be helpful to use preparatory lessons for a visit to the premises of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp, which will help in finding answers to important questions that arise. For those who wish to broaden their knowledge on the history of Auschwitz, we have prepared a set of online lessons.

The Auschwitz Museum is also a place where pupils can get involved in Voluntary activity, thereby gaining experience in the realization of educational, restoration or publications projects. 

Governor-General of Australia David Hurley at the Auschwitz Memorial

03-08-2022
Governor-General of Australia David Hurley, together with his wife Linda, visited the Auschwitz Memorial. They commemorated the victims of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp by laying a wreath by the Death Wall as well as they made their entry in the Memorial Book.

78th anniversary of liquidation of the Roma camp in Auschwitz

02-08-2022
About a thousand people took part on August 2nd in the events commemorating the Sinti and Roma Holocaust Memorial Day at the Memorial Site. Among them there were the representatives of state authorities, international organizations, ambassadors, politicians, representatives of local authorities, institutions and museums.

35th meeting of the International Auschwitz Council

27-07-2022
Inaugural session of the fourth term of office of the International Auschwitz Council was held on July 26th at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister in Warsaw. Nominations were handed over to its members by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki. The meeting was also attended by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture and National Heritage Professor Piotr Gliński, Ph.D., as well as Deputy Minister of Culture and National Heritage Jarosław Sellin.

US State Department Honors 75 years of the Auschwitz Museum. National Leadership Award of USHMM for the director of the Memorial

14-07-2022
On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the creation of the Memorial at the site of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp, the US State Department organized a special ceremony that recognized the singular role the historic site has played in preserving Holocaust memory.

Portraits depicting Auschwitz prisoner Wincenty Gawron in the Memorial Collections

12-07-2022
The Museum's Collections has been enriched with two portraits of Wincenty Gawron, a survivor of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz and a member of the camp's resistance movement. They were donated by his daughter, Margaret Jablonsky.
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