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

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Artistic Works and Documents of Auschwitz Survivor Waldemar Nowakowski Added to the Collections of the Museum

19-06-2024
A valuable collection of artistic works by the Auschwitz Survivor Waldemar Nowakowski, along with camp documents related to him and his wife, has been added to the Collections of the Museum.

84th anniversary of the deportation of the first Poles to KL Auschwitz - National Day of Remembrance

18-06-2024
14 June 1940 is considered the beginning of the functioning of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz. On that day, the Germans deported a group of 728 Poles from the Tarnów prison to Auschwitz. The group included soldiers who had fought against the German invasion in September 1939, members of underground independence organisations, secondary school, and university students, and a small number of Polish Jews. They were given numbers from 31 to 758.

Technology in the Service of Memory. Recognition for Orange Polska for Supporting Education at the Auschwitz Memorial.

14-06-2024
Orange Polska, the strategic technology partner of the Museum and the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation, has been recognized among the donors supporting the educational mission of the Memorial. A special plaque at the headquarters of the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust was unveiled during a ceremony that took place on 14 June.

Session of the Auschwitz Museum Council

06-06-2024
The main subjects discussed during the meeting of the Council of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum on 4 June 2024 were the commemoration of the 80th anniversary of Auschwitz's liberation and the development of online tours.

Online educational session: "The Apex of Crime: Deportations of Jews from Hungary to KL Auschwitz" – 20 June 2024

05-06-2024
The International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust invites you to participate in the online educational session "The Apex of Crime: Deportations of Jews from Hungary to KL Auschwitz." The session will be held on the Zoom platform on 20 June 2024 and will be simultaneously translated into English.

SAVE THE DATE: International Educational Conference “(Re)Member: Is Memory Enough in the 21st Century?”, June 30-July 2, 2025

04-06-2024
In the 2023 Auschwitz Museum report, Director Dr. Piotr M. A. Cywiński wrote: "We are witnessing the resurgence of old, dehumanising, antisemitic, and racist demonic ideologies and the rise of new tensions and international conflicts."