Current information about coronavirus measures at the Memorial

This page explains how the current regulations of the state of Lower Saxony for combatting the coronavirus pandemic are being implemented in the visitor facilities of the Memorial and the Learning Centre M.B. 89. (From: 1 December 2022)

General measures

It is the Memorial’s duty to create a safe space for all visitors, including those who must urgently avoid a Covid infection for health reasons, despite the availability of vaccines.


  • The Memorial requests that all visitors voluntarily take a Covid test before arriving.
  • It is still recommended to wear face masks indoors at the Memorial.
  • Please use the hand sanitisers in the dispensers provided to disinfect your hands.
  • Maintain the recommended distances from other visitors.
  • Please do not visit the Memorial if you have any symptoms of a COVID-19 infection or other respiratory infection (cough, sore throat, loss of sense of smell or taste).

Information for groups registered for educational events

We are delighted to welcome you back to the Memorial. Please note the following information and advice for your visit:


  • We request that all participants attending one of our educational events – including younger participants and those who have been vaccinated or have recovered from a Covid infection – voluntarily take a Covid rapid test self-test immediately before the event. Please take the test under the supervision of a teacher or chaperone before traveling to the Memorial.
  • We will divide large groups into smaller groups of no more than 15 participants. Please prepare for this in advance of your visit and arrange for additional chaperones for younger participants if possible.
  • We are continually adapting the processes and programmes for our educational events in accordance with the situation and the latest regulations.
  • Please observe the usual hygiene rules and social distancing measures during your entire visit.
  • Face masks are still recommended while participating in our educational events and visiting the indoor spaces at the Memorial.   
  • Please avoid congregating in large groups and maintain a safe distance from other groups, including while waiting for an event to begin.
  • Participants are requested to bring their own writing implements.

    Further infomations

    Basic information about visiting the Memorial, such as directions and opening hours, can be found on the linked pages. Updates on the current regulations for curbing the coronavirus pandemic are available on the websites of the state of Lower Saxony and the Celle district. [These external websites are only available in german.]