Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Oswiecim

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Must see · World heritage site · History Museum · Historic Site
Devoted to the memory of those who lost their lives in the Holocaust, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau displays arguably the most devastating concentration camp in world history. Take a guided tour to learn about the history of the camp, which served as the major site of the so-called "Final Solution to the Jewish question." More than a million people died here between 1942 and 1944, most in the camp's gas chambers. Finish your visit at the train ramp where thousands of prisoners from all over Europe disembarked for the final time. Add Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau to your Oswiecim travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Oswiecim trip planner.
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  • Traveling to Poland for my first time and wanted to learn as much as I could about the struggle of the Polish people and had to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau. An amazing look into the past. Took a tour.....  more »
  • Hello Łukasz, We are a small group of friends very passionate of the WW2 history and we decided to visit a couple of places with a powerful meaning. We ended up at Auschwitz, which was, is and will.....  more »
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  • I want To appreciate the people who works there. We were late, because we lost on our way to there, so we were one minute before closing, and we asked them to let us in, for a quick tour. And they were so kind, and helpful, so we could have our tour. So thank you so much for your kindness. P. S: the place was terrifying, and it will be a memory forever,in a bad way...( I almost cried for a few times) But I think this is what everyone know, it's not new.
  • Very good guided tour. It is worth a visit, because only in this way can one be aware that this must never happen again. After the viewing, you stay pensive all day, because you can't believe that a human could have done that to a fellow human being.

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