It is advisable to come on weekdays if possible to avoid crowding. On weekends, the exhibition will best be viewed in the morning or at midday.
The tour takes about 2-3 hours. Of course, you can stay longer in the exhibition if it is your desire. Just remember rooms closing time.
Individual visitors will be guided by a personal audio guide MP3 player, at no additional cost. When you arrive at the Museum, you may request an audio guide in English, Spanish, French, Hebrew, Mandarin, German, Polish, or Russian. The guide will greatly enhance your experience. Remember that you should bring your own headphones or purchase them at the Museum facilities ($ 2).
If you are planning to visit the exhibition with, you will also have another option: to book a guided tour of the Auschwitz exhibition, led by a Gallery Educator.
In this 90-minute tour, an expert Gallery Educator will lead a structured program covering the entire exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. He or she will help you learn about the scope of this special exhibition. There is an additional fee of $75 per group of 10, with each group led by a Gallery Educator.
Both the tour and audio guide have been developed by a multidisciplinary team of experts so every visitor can make the most of their visit to the Auschwitz exhibition and fully understand the facts it introduces. In fact, many of our visitors are secondary education students, who have in their history syllabus information on World War II.
Although the history of Auschwitz is challenging, we have developed this exhibition not only with profound respect for the victims, but also for our visitors. Care has been taken to ensure that there are no gratuitous depictions of violence. Every effort has been made to consider the emotional impact this story can have on our visitors, so that they can safely explore this history, seek to understand it better, and to make meaning for themselves.
The Auschwitz exhibition will be in the Museum of Jewish Heritage until January 3rd, 2020. This is the only location where the exhibition will be shown in New York. .
No. Reservations are only for groups of over 10 people. Individual tickets can be bought at the ticket office or on the website.
You can use your phone or camera to take pictures, but flash, tripods, selfie sticks or any other devices that can disturb the other visitors’ movements or vision are not allowed. If you do take photos, remember to make sure your photos respect the memory of the victims. Share your experience on social media with the exhibition hashtag #NotlongagoNotfarway.
If it is deemed necessary to the proper operation of the exhibition or the optimal preservation of the exhibits, taking pictures may be temporarily forbidden.
All the Museum of Jewish Heritage’s premises that will be home to the Auschwitz exhibition during its stay in Madrid are adapted to people with physical disabilities, and also to baby prams. Moreover, there are multiple places to rest throughout the exhibition in case you need it. If you have any special necessity, do not hesitate to contact us so we can help.
All the Auschwitz exhibition rooms are introduced by detailed descriptive texts. Also, all the displays and objects have individual captions and videos are subtitled.
Unfortunately, as you are warned while buying them, once a ticket is bought, no exchanges or returns are allowed, except if the exhibition is cancelled.
Due to conservation reasons, the temperature (21 degrees) inside the exhibition is kept constant. On warm days layered clothing is suggested.