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State Museum at Majdanek Reopening

We are pleased to announce that on May 26 the State Museum at Majdanek and the Museum and Memorial in Bełżec will become again available to visitors.

We invite only the individual visitors (excluding families) to explore the museum’s grounds, exhibitions, and historic buildings.

During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the grounds, exhibitions, and historic buildings of the State Museum at Majdanek and its branch in Bełżec are available in accordance with strict sanitary regulations that ensure the safety of both the visitors and the employees of the museum.

We require the visitors to obey the basic safety principles. Every visitor is obliged to cover their nose and their mouth, as well as to keep the minimum 2-metre distance from others.

In the present circumstances, we are forced to introduce a limit of visitors
that can be simultaneously present inside the objects housing exhibitions, and the visitor service centres. The detailed information concerning the admission restrictions is available at the entrance to particular structures.

We resume the functioning of information centres and distribution points. We request all our visitors to conduct the purchases in the bookstores and to pay the parking fees with the use of cashless methods of payment, if possible.

In addition, we inform that the guided tours, classes, and other educational activities
are temporarily suspended until further notice.

Rules and Regulations Concerning Visiting the State Museum at Majdanek and its Branches in Bełżec and Sobibór During the SARS-CoV-2 Epidemic.

Rules and Regulations Concerning Visiting the State Museum at Majdanek
and its Branches in Bełżec and Sobibór During the SARS-CoV-2 Epidemic.

The Rules and Regulations Concerning Visiting the State Museum at Majdanek
and its Branches in Bełżec and Sobibór During the SARS-CoV-2 Epidemic are introduced
in accordance with the present legal restrictions, to ensure the safety of the visitors
and the employees of the museum.

Basic Regulations

1. Every person present within the grounds and the structures of the State Museum
at Majdanek or its branches is obliged to cover their mouth and their nose with their own personal protection equipment.

2. Every person present within the grounds, exhibition spaces, and historic objects
of the State Museum at Majdanek and its branches is obliged to keep a minimum
2-metre distance from others (excluding families and caretakers).

Rules Regarding Exhibition Attendance and Visitor Service

1. During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the grounds, exhibitions,
and historic buildings of the State Museum at Majdanek and its branches are available
in accordance with strict sanitary regulations that ensure the safety of both the visitors and the employees of the museum.

2. The State Museum at Majdanek and its branches in Bełżec and Sobibór can be visited only individually (excluding families). This restriction applies until further notice.

3. The museum does not offer guide services – guided tours are suspended
until further notice.

4. The museum introduces a limit of visitors that can be simultaneously present inside the objects housing exhibitions, and the visitor service centres.
The detailed information concerning the admission restrictions is available at the entrance to particular structures.

5. Visitors attending the “Prisoners of Majdanek” exhibition in barracks no. 62
in the State Museum at Majdanek as well as the primary exhibition halls in Bełżec
and Sobibór are obliged to disinfect their hands at the points of entry.
The disinfectant is available at the entrance of each building. This rules applies
to all visitors, those wearing gloves included.

6. Every visitor is obliged to keep a minimum 2-metre distance from other
visitors (excluding families).

7. Before entering the visitor service centres or attending the information points,
the visitors are obliged to disinfect their hands at the points of entry.
The disinfectant is available at the entrance of each building. This rules applies
to all visitors, those wearing gloves included.

8. Only one person can be directly present at the information and distribution points.
The remaining visitors are obliged to await for their turn to be attended,
keeping a minimum 2-metre distance from other visitors (excluding families
and caretakers).

9. All purchases and transactions should be conducted with the use of cashless methods of payment, if possible.

The Rules and Regulations Concerning Visiting the State Museum at Majdanek and its Branches in Bełżec and Sobibór During the SARS-CoV-2 Epidemic are applied temporarily and independently from the standard Rules and Regulations concerning visiting the State Museum at Majdanek and its Branches in Bełżec and Sobibór implemented through the decree no. 3/2018 by the Director of the State Museum at Majdanek on March 21, 2018.

Winter season (November–March)

Grounds and historical structures: 9.00–16.00
Historical exhibition (barracks 62): 9.00–16.00
Visitor Service Centre (publications, guides): 9.00–16.00

Details concerning Museum's openning hours and the list of open objects are available in the calendar for visitors.

The Museum is closed on Mondays (however, grounds and historical structures are available to visitors).

Last admission to the Museum grounds is an hour before the closing time.
Last admission to the permanent exhibitions is half an hour before the closing time.

Summer season (April–October)

Grounds and historical structures: 9.00–18.00
Historical exhibition (barracks 62): 9.00–17.00
Visitor Service Centre (publications, guides): 9.00–17.00

Details concerning Museum's openning hours and the list of open objects are available in the calendar for visitors.

The Museum is closed on Mondays (however, grounds and historical structures are available to visitors).

Last admission to the Museum grounds is an hour before the closing time.
Last admission to the permanent exhibitions is half an hour before the closing time.

Please note!

The Museum historical exhibitions in barracks no. 62 and the Visitor Service Centre are accessible everyday except Mondays and following national and religious holidays: January 1st and 6th, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, the first day of Pentecost, Corpus Christi, August 15th, November 1st and 11th, 25th and 26th of December. On November 1st all the historical buildings and gates to the exhibition's area are closed, too. Since December 25th to January 1 Museum at Majdanek remains completely closed: neither Museum's buliding nor the area is possible to visit.

While planning your visit at the Museum, please remember that it does not run a cloakroom or left luggage office.



Approximate time needed to visit the Museum:
Guided tour – about 2,5 h
Individual tour – about 1,5 h
Museum lessons and other educational ctivities – 4,5 h or more

Please, plan your visit accordingly.

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