About 80 percent of the visitors got a tour of one of the 320 museum guides, in one of the 20 possible languages. That so many people took part in a group visit, is for museum director Piotr Cywinski of great importance. "No written form or the electronic device can have human contact replaced during such a difficult visit, both from the point of view of information as emotions".Read also Prof can find sheet music of prisoners from Auschwitz and they sound quite cheerful
With 405.000 were the Polish visitors the most numerous, followed by 281.000 British, 136.000 American, 116.000 Italian, 95.000 Spanish, 76.000 German, 69.000 French and 65,000 Israeli visitors. the
During the Second world War came around 1.1 million people, including nearly 1 million Jews in the concentration camp in Auschwitz-Birkenau, in occupied Poland. The other victims were mostly non-jewish Poles, gypsies and Soviet prisoners.