Majdanek – German concentration camp from II World War.The Majdanek concentration camp was in operation on the south-eastern outskirts of Lublin between autumn 1941 and July 1944. It was officially designated as a »Prisoner of War Camp of the Waffen SS in Lublin«. After the German attack on the Soviet Union in June 1941, the camp was to become a production site for the SS.In the approximately 30 months of its existence, the »Lublin concentration camp«, as it was officially called from February 1943 on, fulfilled various functions and was subordinate to different entities within the National Socialist concentration camp system. The SS used it as a forced labor camp and partially as an extermination and transit camp.The memorial, which was established on the former camp premises after the war, was one of the first memorials in Europe to honor the victims of National Socialist crimes at the historic site. Today, the museum comprises a total of 70 original buildings.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Majdanek State Museum, Lublin, Lublin Province, Eastern PolandDuring Tour, You will see : There are 70 historical buildings from the years 1941-1944. “A window of time” is a steel construction which enables one to see a fragment of the historical road built by the prisoners at Majdanek. Barracks 43: “They Arrived at the Ghetto… And Went into the Unknown…” – exhibition. Barracks 44: “Lublin under German Occupation” – exhibition. Barracks 45: a scale model of the camp; “Majdanek. Past and present” – exhibition. Barracks 47: “Shrine” – a multimedia exhibition. Barracks 52: shoes of the victims of “Aktion Reinhardt” – exhibition. Barracks 62: “The Prisoners of Majdanek” – historical exhibition. Barracks 14, 15 (III Field): “Living Conditions” – exhibition. Illuminated panels with historical comments have been installed in the bathhouse, gas chambers, prisoners’ barracks in Field III, and the crematorium.Duration: 4 hours