The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum was established in 1947 on the grounds of the two extant parts of the Nazi-established prison camp, Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau, where the first transport of Polish political prisoner deportees were taken during World War II.

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Family Review of State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau

Away Travel Expert: Candyce H. Stapen
FamilyExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 13 - 17
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • These camps are best visited by kids ages ten and older.
  • The visit to Auschwitz and to the adjacent camp Birkenau is difficult and sobering, but ultimately important.

ul Wiezniow Oswiecimia 20
Parking: Open at 8am year around. Closing times: Dec-Feb 3pm; Mar, Nov 4pm; Apr, Oct 5pm; May, Sept 6pm; Jun-Aug 7pm
Price: Free to visit (fee for guide services)

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 48 (0)33 843 20 22
Fax: 48 (0)33 843 19 34
Price Information: Free to visit (fee for guide services)
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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