06/14/2021 News

Daily 1. July-5. August: Short Guided Tours for Individual Visitors

12.00 in German / 1.30 pm in English.

Individual visitors receive a first informative impression of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial and an introduction to the history of the former concentration camp. Places will be allocated directly on site. The number of participants per tour is limited to 10.

Meeting point: Main entrance of Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial (Service Point) Read more

06/12/2021 News

... remember, when remembrance had to go digital...

Join us for the international online-Summer-Camp in August 2021! Read more

05/18/2021 News

We mourn the death of Neonila Kurliak

Recently, we received the sad news that Neonila Kurlyak died of Covid-19 on April 17, 2021 in Mykolaiv, Ukraine. We remember a warm-hearted, friendly and combative woman who, despite her difficult fate, could also laugh heartily and who kept her zest for life. She was always open-minded and open to new experiences. Read more

05/12/2021 News

Memorials in Hamburg are open again

As of Tuesday, 18 May 2021, the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial can once again be visited – under special precautions to comply with contact restrictions – within the usual opening hours. Read more

05/10/2021 News

We mourn the death of Karl Salling Møller

Yesterday we received the news that our friend Karl Salling Møller passed away in Denmark at the age of 96. Read more

05/03/2021 Report

Report about the commemorative events of the 76th anniversary of the liberation

We marked the 76th anniversary of the end of the war and the liberation of the Neuengamme concentration camp's prisoners with various digital and analogue events. Read more


Objects carry memories

The Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial commemorates the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp’s prisoners with a special multimedia report. Survivors and relatives tell their personal stories. Read more

04/26/2021 News

Memorial work and its contemporary relevance

In consultation with the Foundation, the Expert Commission of the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres Commemorating the Victims of Nazi Crimes has drawn up a key issues paper on the relationship between current socio-political trends and memorial work. The paper, which has been widely approved by the Foundation Council, is worded as follows: Read more

04/21/2021 Exhibition

Exhibition in Neuengamme concentration camp memorial: Survived! And now?

The exhibition "Survived! And Now? Hamburg Victims of Nazi Persecution after their Liberation" is the first special exhibition to be shown at the Neuengamme concentration camp memorial after the reopening of the museums and memorials. The exhibition reports on the experiences and living conditions of survivors of National Socialist persecution in Hamburg. How did they fare in the weeks and months after their liberation? Read more

04/07/2021 Report

Dita Kraus: Night thoughts

When 91-year-old concentration camp survivor Edith (Dita) Kraus fell ill with Corona and had to be treated in hospital for several weeks, she produced a text in which she writes about her memories and thoughts of Auschwitz. Read more