01/28/2022 News

The Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial is part of the “TikTok – Shoah Education and Commemoration Initiative”

On the occasion of the Day of Remembrance for the Victims of National Socialism (27th January), memorial sites and museums in Germany and Austria launched their activities on the TikTok platform. Read more

01/26/2022 News

On the location of the denk.mal Documentation Centre Hannoverscher Bahnhof

A year ago, after the Hamburger Abendblatt announced in the 16th/17th January 2021 that the Wintershall Deah is moving to HafenCity, debates began about the location of the planned denk.mal Hannoverscher Bahnhof documentation centre on the edge of Lohsepark. Read more

01/19/2022 News

Subcamp Salzgitter-Gebhardshagen

We have added another satellite camp of Neuengamme concentration camp to the list of satellite camps. We have based this on recent research by the Drütte Concentration Camp Memorial and Documentation Centre. This subcamp of Neuengamme concentration camp was located west of the Gebhardshagen district in Salzgitter in the summer of 1944. Read more

11/24/2021 News

Guided tours bookable again

According to the Hamburg Covid-19 regulations, which have been in effect since Feb. 19th, 2022, visitors in booked groups no longer have to prove that they have been vaccinated or have recovered. Read more

11/12/2021 News

Commemoration of the former prisoners Louis Derasse and Alexandre Sehgers

On November 5, 2021, a delegation of the CNPPA (Confédération Nationale des Prisonniers Politiques et Ayant Droits) from Belgium visited the Neuengamme concentration camp memorial to commemorate the resistance fighters Luis Derasse and Alexandre Seghers, who were imprisoned in Neuengamme, at the “Ort der Verbundenheit” (site of solidarity). The delegation included Guy Derasse, vice president of the CNPPA and son of Louis Derasse, and Michel Descamps, grandson of Alexandre Seghers as well as Claude Clarembaux and Jean Cardoen. Read more

11/08/2021 News

Mogens Henrik Nielsen passed away

We received the sad news that Mogens Henrik Nielsen passed away on 1 November 2021. He was born in 1927 in Odense, Fyn, and moved to West Jutland with his parents and sister in 1935. His father was active in the resistance, and in June 1944 the Gestapo arrested him and imprisoned him in the Hoserød camp. In August 1944, Mogens Henrik was also arrested on charges of sabotage and taken to Neuengamme concentration camp via the Frøslev police detention camp. He was 17 years old. Read more

10/31/2021 News

Discover memorials digitally!

From now on, groups can also get to know the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, the Bullenhuser Damm, Poppenbüttel and Fuhlsbüttel Memorials digitally with pedagogical guidance in an interactive and participatory way, dealing with various key topics on National Socialist persecution and the concentration camp system in depth. Read more

10/06/2021 News

We are happy to welcome a new team member!

Juliane Podlaha is joining our foundation as a trainee. Read more

09/13/2021 News

Welcome to our new volunteer

Hello, I’m Daniel and I will be an Aktion Sühnezeichen Friedensdienste (ASF) volunteer here at the Neuengamme memorial over the next year (September 2021 – August 2022). Read more

09/06/2021 News

We have received the sad news that Melitta Stein has passed away

Born in 1927, Melitta Stein grew up in Prague as the second daughter of the Jewish Müller family. Her father ran a law firm, which he was forced to give up in the 1940s. On 2 July 1942, the family - father Karl, mother Margarethe and daughters Nina and Melitta - were deported to the Theresienstadt ghetto, and on 18 December 1942 to the Auschwitz concentration camp. Read more