The significant collection offers a glimpse into the events that unfolded 83 years ago on June 14, 1940, when the Germans sent a group of 728 Poles from a prison in Tarnow to Auschwitz.
The project will see 8,000 shoes – most of which belonged to children – undergo a state-of-the-art conservation process aimed at slowing down their decay.
As the world pays tribute to those who died in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the Auschwitz Museum has hit out against 'Holocaust tourists' who take inappropriate photos at the site of the former Nazi-German extermination camp.
Entitled Honey Cakes and Latkes: Recipes from the Old World, the cookbook is not about what prisoners were forced to eat in the camp but rather an affirmation of life, before and after the camp, told through the unifying medium of food recipes.
Opened on the initiative of former prisoners on 2 July, 1947, the history of the museum has now been documented in the new album divided into six sections and entitled '75 years of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial'.
As part of a global ranking of most visited locations, the software giant released the data to coincide with its launch 15 years ago.
Staff at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum were carrying out preservation work on the thousands of relics in its collection when they came across the extraordinary discovery.
The Auschwitz Museum has announced that it is ready to allow Volodymyr Zelensky, the Ukrainian president, to deliver an address from the Memorial Site.
The Auschwitz Museum has appealed to UNESCO not to hold the 45th session of the World Heritage Committee in Kazan, the Russian Federation, in late June 2022.
The Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation and the Auschwitz Museum will offer a scholarship programme for Ukrainians with a degree in conservation, the museum announced on Thursday.