Events at a glance


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29 April 2021 Commemoration (live stream)



Silent remembrance with Laying of the wreaths


Workshop of remembrance 


Survival talks: peter gardosch historical documentation


The hour of liberation.  memories of the survivors of the dachau concentrationcamp.






30 APRIL 2021 (live stream)



Welcome & review 


Survival tales: Georg Heller (live - talk)


Pupils and young adults in live talk (in cooperation with the university of augsburg)


What remains of remembrance - on the role of the KZ-Gedenkstatte in the 21st century.



1 MAY 2021 (live stream)


Welcome & review.


Remembrance & Family: the family of Max Mannheimer


Cid Award Ceremonies
Stanislav Zámečník study award CID and the General André Delpech Award.


 2 May 2021 Commemorations






Commemoration of the state association of the Israelite religious communities in Bavaria.


Karmel Heilig Blut Dachau, Ecumenical service on the 76th anniversary of liberation




jointly organized by the Evangelical Church of Reconciliation, the Greek Orthodox Metropolis, the Catholic Chaplaincy and the Carmel Heilig Blut

Participation in the memorial service is unfortunately limited due to the pandemic.

In the convent church itself, there is only room for 15 people in addition to the sisters.
The service will be acoustically transmitted outside into the monastery courtyard. There is room for about 100 people with distance regulation. Depending on the weather, it is advisable to bring an umbrella.

In any case, you must register by Thursday, April 29 at the latest with your name and address at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (telephone with answering machine 081 31 / 32 17 31).
Only those who are registered can have access to the service! All participants must keep their distance and wear an FFP2 mask.




Central Commemoration (live stream)




A detailed German-language programme booklet can be found here.












Ernst Sillem





Ernst Sillem 14/7/23 - 17/10/20

SARS-CoV-2 (CDC-23312)





Corona measures for visitors to the Memorial Site


For actual information about Corona regulations for visitors to the Memorial site, please use this link







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In 12 years of existence, the Dachau camp has been the symbol and the school of the concentration camp universe of repression and negation of Man.

Mahnmahl crematorium


A few weeks ago, as you probably know, the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, the Bavarian Memorial Foundation and the Comité International de Dachau (CID) had to take the hard decision to cancel all the commemorative events connected with the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Dachau Concentration Camp. This cancellation also relates to the central commemorative event, which had been planned for Sunday, May 3rd, 2020.

Concert of the city of Dachau on the 75th anniversary of the liberation on April 29 as a stream.

The commemorative concert of the city of Dachau "Music for Freedom" with Francesco Lotoro, planned for the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp in the Church of the Holy Cross on April 29, cannot take place as planned, due to the continuing ban on events.

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial closed

Due to the Corona virus the Memorial Site will be closed until further notice.

The site of the memorial, all exhibition areas, the visitor center and the administration with archive and library are closed.
All events, tours and seminars at the memorial are omitted. Tours of cooperation partners and other providers cannot take place. Access to the memorial site is closed to the public. This also applies to the religious memorial sites on the memorial ground.



Because of the Corona virus the Liberation celebrations in Dachau have been cancelled.




 canceled due to coronavirus !


On Saturday, March 14 at 6 p.m., the Stanislav Zámečník Scientific CID prize will be presented to Jan Meerwald for his work:  "Spanische Häftling im KZ-Komplex Dachau (1940-1945), Deportation, Lagerhaft, Folgen"

You are all very welcome.

JM Thomas, president CID


Location: the NS Dokumentations Zentrum

Max-Mannheimer-Platz 1, 80333 München,


vlaggen appelplaats


"You are not responsible for what happened.

But that it won't happen again

for that you are. "

 Max Mannheimer   February 6, 1920 - September 23. 2016