Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, Oświęcim
State Museum of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Auschwitz is located. The camp was set up in 1940. It killed more than one million people.
In 1947, after the defeat of Nazi army in place of the concentration camp was opened a museum dedicated to the victims of the Nazi terror. The museum is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Among the exhibits of the museum of Auschwitz-Birkenau can see a collection of objects and documents devoted to the Holocaust and other genocides of the National World War II.
You can get to the museum from Krakow by train or city bus number 24, 25, 28 and 29. If you want to go on a tour by car, then you should go on the highway E40, the road will take you about an hour.