Jewish Museum

Jewish Museum2020-05-11T17:40:06+02:00

Muzeum Żydowskie w Oświęcimiu - Wystawa

In the home of the Kornreich family of Oświęcim, the Jewish Museum commemorates and educates about the Jewish history of Oświęcim. Through the core exhibition, Oshpitzin, visitors can explore the lives of the Jews of Oświęcim through photographs, artifacts, and survivor testimony.

In the exhibition, photographs of individuals and families, documents and artifacts from local Jewish organizations and businesses, and the Judaica excavated in 2004 from beneath the site of the Oświęcim Great Synagogue bring to life the vital Jewish town that Oświęcim once was.

Great Synagogue Memorial Park

The Great Synagogue Memorial Park was inaugurated on the 80th anniversary of the destruction of the Great Synagogue in Oświęcim by the Nazi Germans. It is a place of memory and reflection for residents of and visitors to the town.

Please explore our online projects:

Oshpitzin exhibition at Google Cultural Institute
– selection of highlights from the core exhibition and a virtual walk of the Jewish Museum with Google StreetView

New Life
– personal stories of the Holocaust survivors from Oświęcim who live in Israel today.

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Oshpitzin: A Guide to the Jewish Museum and Jewish History of Oświęcim

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