Stiftung Brandenburgische Gedenkstätten Mahn‑ und Gedenkstätte Ravensbrück

Permanent Exhibitions

The Ravensbrück Women’s Concentration Camp - History and Memory

The exhibition is open Tuesday-Sunday from 10:00-16.30 o'clock. Last enter 15:30 o'clock.

This exhibition, which was opened in 2013, is displayed across two storeys of the renovated former SS headquarters building. It is the first to provide a more comprehensive insight into the history of the Ravensbrück camp complex, comprising the women’s concentration camp, the men’s camp, the Uckermark ‘juvenile protective custody camp’, the Siemens camp, and the many satellite camps.

 

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“In the SS-Auxiliary” – The Female Guards of the Ravensbrück Women’s Concentration Camp

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The exhibition focuses on the following themes: the women’s background; the power and violence relationships that prevailed at the camp; the career opportunities of female guards; and the site of Ravensbrück as a principal training and recruitment center for female guards.

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Ravensbrück: The Cell Building

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The exhibition that opened in 2006 covers the history of the cell building in the Ravensbrück concentration camp. This two-storey building was built in 1939 as the camp prison, and its original features have been largely preserved. With its block of 78 cells, an open ceiling, and an atrium surrounded by a gallery, it resembles a conventional prison building.

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The ‘Führerhaus’: Everyday Life and Crimes of Ravensbrück SS Officers

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The SS referred to the four villas for SS officers and their families immediately adjacent to the prisoner compound as ‘Führerhäuser’. Since 2010, an exhibition focusing on these SS leaders has been displayed in the former house of the camp commandant.

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Slave Labour at the Ravensbrück Women’s Concentration Camp: Textile Production for the SS

The exhibition, which is on display in a textile production building in the former industrial estate of the Ravensbrück concentration camp, presents the latest research findings on slave labour for the SS-owned company ‘Gesellschaft für Textil- und Lederverwertung mbH’ (Texled).

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