A historical series about the camp's love
We invite you to the second episode of the cycle on the evacuation of prisoners from the Majdanek camp
On March 19, 1944, the Concentration Camps Inspectorate issued an evacuation order concerning Majdanek.
We present the second episode of the series "Love behind the wires Majdanek"
Historical cycle concerning the activity of the Home Army intelligence in the Majdanek camp.
On March 19, 1944, the Concentration Camps Inspectorate issued an evacuation order concerning Majdanek. We are starting a cycle in which we will talk about these events
„Tomorrow will be better” – in February 1943, Danuta Brzosko-Mędryk used these words to finish the first broadcast of Radio Majdanek. We hope that through these series we will not only discover the history of Majdanek itself, but also find a model worth following in the current difficult period we are all struggling with.
The last episode of the series on the activities of the Home Army intelligence service at Majdanek
We are starting new series in whitch we will tell you more about love in the camp reality. In the cycle, we are going to present the stories of people who met and fell in love at times and in places that did not favor this feeling. We will write not only about the feelings that were born behind the wires of Majdanek.
We invite you to the fourth episode of the series on the activities of the Home Army intelligence in the Majdanek camp
The third episode of the historical series about an Home Army intelligence at Majdanek
The second episode of the historical series about an Home Army intelligence at Majdanek
We are starting a historical cycle concerning the activity of the Home Army intelligence in the Majdanek camp. We will regularly add materials regarding this little-known part of the history of the Majdanek concentration camp.
"Aktion Reinhardt" began on the night of 16/17 March 1942 with the liquidation of the ghetto in Podzamcze and the deportation of Jews to the death camp in Bełżec. It was a large-scale operation designed to exterminate the Jewish population, carried out as part of the plan for the so-called "final solution of the Jewish question" outlined by Nazi Germany.
78 years ago, the Germans began the liquidation of the Lublin ghetto in Podzamcze district, thus commencing the genocidal operation codenamed "Aktion Reinhardt." Its purpose was the extermination of Jewish children, women and men in the General Government, as well as the plunder of the victims' property.
In the interests of the safety of employees, the State Museum at Majdanek will go completely into remote work from March 16, 2020. This means changing the way of contacting us.
We kindly inform you that the State Museum at Majdanek and its branches in Bełżec and Sobibór are closed to visitors from Thursday, March 12, until further notice.
On March 3, the inaugural meeting of the new Council of the State Museum at Majdanek took place.
On February 17th, the State Museum at Majdanek together with the branch the Museum and Memorial Site in Bełżec organized a methodical training on extracurricular historical education in post-camp memorial sites. It was attended by 25 primary and secondary school teachers from the Zamość region.
Work is underway on a new guided tour reservation system at our Museum. The launch is planned for March.
Three jubilees, over 40 events, new forms of communication with the Museum audience and a record increase in attendance. We summarized the past 2019 in an annual report.
In 2019 the State Museum at Majdanek and its branches in Bełżec and Sobibór were visited by 312,000 visitors. This is almost 100,000 more than last year.
Several photographs taken in the German extermination camp in Sobibór by its crew members and discovered by the Bildungswerk Stanisław Hantz e. V. association (the so-called Niemann collection), will be on display documenting the history of the camp.
Presentation of Halina’s Birenbaum history, reading poems and honouring the victims – this is how the State Museum at Majdanek commemorated The International Holocaust Remembrance Day.