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

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82. anniversary of the first transport of Poles to Auschwitz on June 14, 1940

16-05-2022
82nd anniversary of the first transport of Poles to KL Auschwitz. National day of remembrance for the victims of German Nazi concentration and extermination camps.

29th March of the Living

29-04-2022
Following a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic, the 29th March of the Living was held at the grounds of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz on 28 April. The March was led by Auschwitz and Holocaust survivors, including Edward Mosberg and Stanisław Zalewski and Andrzej Duda, the President of the Republic of Poland.

"It is an honour to be part of your work"

01-04-2022
The International Auschwitz Committee and the Volkswagen Group are among the honoured donors supporting education at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

The August Kowalczyk art competition "People did this to other people" has been adjudicated

30-03-2022
The August Kowalczyk International Art Competition "People did this to other people", organised by the Kossak Family Artists Youth Cultural Centre No. 1 in Tychy and the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, has been summed up.

New online lesson: “Women at KL Auschwitz”

22-03-2022
"Women at KL Auschwitz" is the new online lesson of the Auschwitz Memorial. It is available in Polish and English. It was created by Wanda Witek-Malicka of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Research Center and Jadwiga Dąbrowska of the Bureau for Former Prisoners.

Educational session "We were human beings just like every other human being on earth..." - 7 April 2022.

21-03-2022
The origins of the extermination of the Jews, which began in the German Nazi camp of Auschwitz 80 years ago, will be the subject of an educational session entitled "We were human beings just like any other human being on earth..." The session will take place on 7 April 2022 with simultaneous interpretation into English.