Auschwitz Exhibition at Canal Art, until February 3, 2019


Auschwitz exhibition in Madrid

If there is a visit that will shake you and you will always remember it is that of memorial of the former Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, near Krakow in Poland.

So I can confirm it from experience.

It is also a visit that everyone should do to not forget and not allow the dramatic story to be repeated.

But if you can't travel to Krakow To make this visit, now you have the excellent opportunity to see the Auschwitz exhibition which until February 3, 2019 is presented at the exhibition center Canal Art.

This is the world premiere of an exhibition exhibition that will visit seven cities in Europe and another seven in America, which opened in Madrid in December 2017, and has twice extended its stay in the capital.

This Madrid exhibition which takes place in collaboration with the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum It is the only opportunity to see it in Spain.

The exhibition also collaborates about twenty international museums and institutions such as the Holocaust Memorial from Washington, the Yad Vashem Campus in Jerusalem, the Wiener Library from London or theNational Hideout Museum of Aalten in Holland.

The sample is distributed in 25 exhibition spaces that cover various aspects related to the before, during and after the existence of the concentration camp.

Anti-Semitic board game @Pablo Barea - Musealia

The exhibition has been made by an international group of historians and experts in the Holocaust gathered by the institution Musealia from San Sebastian.

Among the pieces that can be seen in the exhibition are an original train car of the German railway company in which the Jews moved to Auschwitz.

You can also see an operating table used by the team of the Doctor Mengele, a three-level berth used in barracks, full uniforms and suitcases of prisoners, and SS uniforms also from Auschwitz.

It should be noted that currently the memorial of the old Auschwitz-Birkenau camp, which is declared World Heritage, receives more than two million visitors a year.

Auschwitz exhibition schedule in Madrid

The visiting hours of the Auschwitz exhibition in Canal Art (Castilla square) are, from Monday to Sunday, from 10 am to 10 pm, with closing of the room at 9.30 pm.

Shaving brushes @Pawel Sawicki - Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

On December 24 and 25 the schedule is from 10 to 15 hours, with closing at 6.30 pm, and on December 31 and January 1 the exhibition is closed.

The ticket pricess with audioguide included vary according to the day of the week, so that Monday costs 7 euros, from Tuesday to Friday, 10.50 euros, and Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and their eve, 12.50 euros.

There are reduced tickets of 8.50 and 9.50 euros for, among others, children under 7 to 18 years, students, Young Card holders, seniors +65 and retired.

Children under 7 have the free tickets.

Note that the entries include the audio guide With which you can make the visit.

It also requires maximum respect during the visit, taking into account the theme of the exhibition, and that you can take photos with mobile or camera (not videos), yes, without being able to use flash or tripod.