As far as pedagogical activity is concerned, the Museum uses the theory of pedagogy of remembrance and educational practice of the State Museum at Majdanek. The aim of the activities undertaken within the framework of historical education is to enable the visitors to learn about the mechanisms of crime as well as social and political circumstances that influenced the Nazi plan to exterminate Jews.
These recommendations, written by a group of international experts, are crafted to help educators with fact-based and educationally sound techniques for teaching the complex and nuanced history of the Holocaust.
The pedagogy of remembrance is gradually becoming an independent field of educational theory and practice. It is a concept of extracurricular historical and social education, which exposes the cognitive and educational possibilities springing from acquiring knowledge about Second World War crimes via the confrontation with authentic documents and memorials of the past.