Holidays Opening Hours

During the Easter holidays – Passover, the permanent exhibition of the Holocaust Memorial Center will be open to visitors during the usual hours, from 10 am to 6 pm every day, except Monday .

The staff of the Center wishes you merry holidays!

First Hungarian Exhibition in Google Cultural Institute Historic Moments Collection

The Google Cultural Institute is well known among the Hungarian museologists and connoisseurs of art and culture. As of mid-March, the first Hungarian exhibition is available on the platform’s Historic Moments collection – posted by the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest. The Pál Kornis' Labor Service  A Hotbed of Corruption exhibition introduces the forced labor service through the personal story of a conscript of this controversial unarmed form of military service.

Gábor Verő Passed Away

Gábor Verő, retired director of the New Hungarian Central Archives died at age 89. As a survivor from deportations to Auschwitz and Ebensee, he was a relentless actor of historical research, publishing and teaching of the Holocaust. He was engaged in the leadership of the Committee of the Persecuted by Nazism and one of the founders and directors of the Hungarian Auschwitz Foundation. His expertise, optimism and perseverance inspired us to carry on the efforts to uphold the memories of the victims of the persecutions. His death represents a tremendous loss for the Holocaust Memorial Center; his memory will be preserved.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014

In 2005 the General Assembly of the UN declared 27 January, the day when Auschwitz-Birkenau, the most notorious of the Nazi extermination camps had been liberated in 1945, as the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. At this occasion, the Holocaust Memorial Center in cooperation with the Hungarian Academy of Science will organize a scientific commemorative meeting titled Hungary in the Shadow of the Tragedy. Opening of two periodic exhibitions will also take place on the day. Exceptionally, on this Monday, the permanent exhibition will also be open to the visitors.

70th anniversary of the Rescue of the Danish Jews during WWII - Commemoration

The Danish Embassy in Hungary and the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest will organize a commemoration at the occasion of the 70th anniversary of rescuing the Danish Jews on 9 December 2013, at 11 am.

Visit by Ambassador Gideon Behar

Ambassador Gideon Behar, Director of the Israeli Foreign Ministry’s Department for Combating anti-Semitism visited the Holocaust Memorial Center on 1 December 2013. Prof. Dr. Szabolcs Szita, acting director of the institution guided ambassador Behar through the permanent exhibition and explained the historical background and particularities of the Holocaust in Hungary.

Latest results of the archeological research in Mauthausen - Lecture

The Austrian Cultural Forum, the Holocaust Memorial Center and its partners will stage a lecture by Prof. Claudia Theune-Vogt, director of the Institute of Prehistoric and Historical Archaeology, University of Vienna on the topic: “Results of the archeological research of the sub-camps of KL Mauthausen”. The event will take place at the Austrian Cultural Forum, Budapest, Andrássy Road 43, 2nd floor, at 3 pm, 4 December, 2013.

Collaboration and the Holocaust in Eastern Europe - Conference in Vienna

An interdisciplinary conference, co-organized in Vienna by the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies and the Simon Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies, will deal with the history of collaboration and the Holocaust in Eastern Europe during WWII.

Tunnel of Remembrance Opens in Austria

After ten years of preparations, the Tunnel of Remembrance was opened in Steyr, Upper Austria, on 23 October.

Hungary elected to chair the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Members of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), at its meeting in Toronto from 6-10 October 2013, elected Hungary to chair the Alliance in 2015.