Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

A historical unusual museum in Poland.

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Summary

The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum is a museum on the site of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Oświęcim, Poland. It is a World Heritage Site since 1979 and has been preserved by the Polish government in memory of the 1.1 million people who died there during the Holocaust.

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Reasons to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

  • The Auschwitz Museum relates the in-depth history of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp.
  • Auschwitz Museum stands today as a reminder of the effects of hate and discrimination.
  • The museum houses tens of thousands of objects that belonged to the prisoners and even the SS, which gives you a unique insight into life during the Holocaust.

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Frequently asked questions about Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

Why is Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum worth visiting?
  • The Auschwitz Museum relates the in-depth history of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp.
  • Auschwitz Museum stands today as a reminder of the effects of hate and discrimination.
  • The museum houses tens of thousands of objects that belonged to the prisoners and even the SS, which gives you a unique insight into life during the Holocaust.
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