MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

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CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

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Protecting the sky over the Memorial

18-07-2019
Auschwitz Museum is probably the first museum in the world for which an official flight restriction zone was established. It will make it possible to better protect the authentic site of the former camp as well as the visitors of the Memorial through among others the possibility to control drones flying over the historical area visited each year by over two million people.

Seminar for journalists, 24-25 September. Call for participants

16-07-2019
"History, Memory and Responsibility" is the title of the English-language seminar for journalists from around thew world which will be held by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust on 24-25 September 2019 (Sep 23 & 26 are the arrival and departure days).

“Auschwitz - Never again! – Really?”. Summary of the international educational conference

08-07-2019
“Auschwitz – Never again! – Really?” – was the motto of the International Educational Conference, which took place from 1-4 July 2019 at the Auschwitz Memorial. The topics of lectures and discussions concerned education in the context of preventing genocide and crimes against humanity. The event took place under the honorable patronage of Professor Piotr Gliński, Minister of Culture and National Heritage.

Through the lens of faith - a temporary exhibition at the entrance to the Auschwitz Memorial

05-07-2019
The exhibition "Through the Lens of Faith - Przez pryzmat wiary", prepared by the Amud Aish Memorial Museum in New York and designed by Daniel Libeskind, was opened on July 1, in front of the main entrance to the Auschwitz Museum.

Volunteers of the Memorial honoured with the awards “If Not for Those Ten... ”

04-07-2019
At the 72nd anniversary of creation of the Museum at the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, volunteers and representatives of institutions supporting voluntary work at the Memorial were honoured with the awards “If Not for Those Ten...”. Among them there were persons from Poland, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russia, the United States, Japan.

Volkswagen’s gift to Auschwitz Memorial

04-07-2019
On June 28th, in the German Resistance Memorial Centre in Berlin, representatives of the Volkswagen company, in cooperation with the International Auschwitz Committee, donated to the Auschwitz Museum two microbuses which are going to support the educational activity of the Memorial.
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