Impressive museum. On a large site be prepared to walk. Good information signs throughout. Sobering to see what so many from Norwegians to Poles and Jews were put through.
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Visiting Majdanek is a must see for any visitor to Poland. You will come face-to-face with a tangible demonstration of the depths of evil that man can sink to. How do you even begin to understand the massive pile of human ash of many tens...More
Features mainly polish national prisoners in the museums even though 90-% of the people killed there were Jews! Horrific to see what the nazis did. Hundreds of thousands of pairs of shoes represent the people who died who wore them. Four such cages of shoes...More
Majdanek is a must see for Lublin travelers. We got there from Old Town Lublin by taxi and walked through most of the exhibits, which provide graphic details of the Nazi horrors. So much suffering by the European Jewish people and Polish people. The museum...More
Not everyone's choice, for me a kind of pilgrimage. The scale of the place is huge, with the various exhibitions , stories and displays you get some feel for both the horror of the place and the goodness in some people. Having been to Auschwitz,...More
I went there alone. It is surprisingly well organized than I expected, and even it's free of charge. They have polish, English and Hebrew explanations. I would say it's not that big, max. 3 hours is enough but you can learn some history. Recommended if...More
Places like Majdanek remind you in the most direct way possible the enormous amount of blood, pain and suffering endured by the entire Polish (Jewish but not only) population in the XX century. It is only a very small relief the fact that these days...More
Leaves you speechless....an important museum to help us remember the pain and suffering of the European Jewish community and Polish communities during WW2 and after the Soviet liberation of the camp. A reminder of the evil that humankind are capable of...
This was an amazing experience. We travelled to poland specifically to visit the holocaust memorials. We organised tours to treblinka belzec and sobibor and we visited auschwitz and birkenhau last year. We had never heard of this camp before and were fortunate to have an...More