80 years ago: November pogrom 1938 in Lower Saxony

In front of everyone's eyes: state-ordered terror. In the days around 9 November 1938, many in Germany participated in the worst riots against the Jewish population since the Middle Ages - synagogues in flames, devastation, looting, arrests,...


Travelling exhibition Children in the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp

The special exhibition Children in the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp tells the story of the around 3,500 children under 15 who were imprisoned in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Based on individual life stories, the exhibition presents the...


Flyer of the memorial Bergen-Belsen in additional languages

The Leaflet Documentation Centre Cemetery Historical Grounds of the Camp Bergen-Belsen is now available for download in Dutch, Polish and Russian: Information flyer


Private initiative

Initiative to raise a monument in Farsleben

In a private initiative Ron Chaulet is seeking help and assistance to raise a monument in Farsleben. You can find more on his project on www.13april1945.com and we are happy to spread information on it.

Farsleben is a village near Magdeburg where...


Digital accesses to the history

Digital terrain guide

The memorial has been working on the development of digital accesses to the history of this place for several years. In 2012, during the 60th anniversary of the memorial in cooperation with the SPECS research group of Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, the...


The dead of Bergen-Belsen

Number and burial places of the victims of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

The Bergen-Belsen Memorial is repeatedly confronted with the question of where the people who died in the concentration camp were buried. One reason for this inquiry from visitors is that the total number of victims is estimated to be around 52,000,...