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Block 27 at Auschwitz closed as of March 7, 2011

7 March 2011

From March 7, 2011 the exhibition in Block 27 "The Martyrdom and Struggle of the Jews in Europe from 1933 to 1945" at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum will be closed as work begins on preservation and renovation of the barrack, and building of the new exhibition.

The Hall of Remembrance will still be available for Israeli groups visiting the Auschwitz Memorial. The new exhibition, being prepared by Yad Vashem, will open in 2012.