08/30/2018 Report

Report of the International Summer Camp at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

Last Saturday commenced the yearly “Workcamp” of the Service Civil International in the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. The concept began in the 1980s for participants from around the world to come to the memorial for two weeks and live on-site, create contacts, learn, converse over history and remembrance culture, and assist the memorial. This year’s summer camp was themed “Preparing an Exhibition.” Read more

08/30/2018 Report

My year as a volunteer for the ASF (Aktion Sühnezeichen Friedensdienste)

This year has truly flown by. So much has happened this past year in a blink of an eye. At the start of spring, my fellow volunteer Daria and I cajoled the groundskeeper of Neuengamme to provide us with bikes, and since then I’ve discovered a beautiful bike route that leads straight from our Bergedorf apartment to the memorial site along a paved, former train track, dotted with meadows and grazing cows. These 22 minute rides have become some of the most precious moments of my day, infusing me with energy for the work ahead. Read more

07/20/2018 Exhibition

“Only Ruins Lay Before Us.” Concentration camp prisoners on clearance detail following Operation Gomorrah

On July 19th, 2018, a new temporary exhibition opened at the St. Nikolai Memorial titled “Only Ruins Lay Before Us”. A collaboration between the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial and the St. Nikolai Memorial Development Committee, the exhibition is open daily at the St. Nikolai Memorial until September 29th, 2018. The exhibition describes the 1943 bombing campaign in Hamburg. Read more


Bus replacement service in July

Please note: From 07.07.–29.07.2018 there is a bus replacement service between Berliner Tor and Bergedorf. Please check, if your journey from Hamburg... Read more

06/05/2018 News

Mourning the Loss of Hana Weingarten

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Hana Weingarten, who died on the 1st of June in Tel Aviv. Born in Czechoslovakia in 1929, Hana... Read more

05/08/2018 Commemorative ceremony

Overview of the Events on the Occasion of the 73. Anniversary of the End of the War and the Liberation of Concentration Camps

05/07/2018 Commemorative ceremony, Report

Commemoration at Bullenhuser Damm

Friday, April 20, 2018, a commemoration was held at the Bullenhuser Damm Memorial, where 73 years ago 20 children, their four caregivers, and 24... Read more

05/03/2018 News

In memoriam of Wim Aloserij

With deep sadness, we regret to inform the public that Wim Aloserij passed away last night. He arrived in Hamburg on Monday from the Netherlands in order to participate in the events of the Liberation Day ceremony. Read more

04/30/2018 Project

Art project to commemorate the children of Bullenhuser Damm

Every year on the 20th of April we commemorate the children of Bullenhuser Damm. And every year students think about the most creative way to do that. Read more

04/26/2018 News

Register now for the International Summer Camp in the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

The Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial will be hosting another international summer camp in cooperation with Service Civil International (SCI)... Read more