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Galicia Jewish Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Entrance ticket to Jewish Museum Galicja
From US$ 4.60*
Entrance ticket to Jewish Museum Galicja
From US$ 4.60*
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The Galicia Jewish Museum exists to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to celebrate the Jewish culture of Polish Galicia, presenting Jewish history from a new perspective.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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ul. Dajwor 18, Krakow 31-052, Poland
+48 12 421 68 42
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All reviews book shop temporary exhibition photo gallery moving exhibition mass graves different perspective thought provoking southern poland polish jews great exhibition pre war death camps for sale worth a visit take your time kazimierz district couple of hours
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very interesting museum with a great collection of photographs If you want to understand the personal impact of the holocaust, then here is a good place to start

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was really glad we did this a day before our trip to auschwitz give an in detail look at not just the life and history of jews in Krakow but the whole of Poland highly recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 419PeterB
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Decided to do this on the 1st day as we were staying in the next street. I think it was 20pln to enter. Also has a shop and cafe. Museum is devoted to the story of the Kraków Jews, their survival during ww2 and their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank sazzal_12
Reviewed 27 October 2018

This museum is well worth visiting when in Krakow. It made a very strong impact when we visited it during our walking tour of the Kazimierz district of Krakow and its historic Jewish ghetto. Near to numerous physical remnants – synagogues, cemetery, mikvah – of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank swtzerland
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I really think that this is one of the most interesting museums I have ever visited.It contains really useful information about the Jewish people and some really touching photos of what is left from the Holocaust and so on. The place is really clean and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vannsogeorge
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I visited last year and the temporary exhibition was excellent then, but the new one was just as good and thought provoking although totally different. The photographic exhibition under five themes, were thought provoking and really drew me in. I was amazed that I had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChrisBexhill
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

To be honest, the first part of the exhibition is the usual old generic Jewish history. But the photographic exhibition is really, really well done. It doesn’t focus on the Shoah, or the communities before. It looks at how, post war, the history is memorialised....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Having been emotionally moved by our trip to Auschwitz decided to visit the Jewish quarter in Krakow. We made our way to the museum . There are many contemporary photographs of sights of synagogues desecrated cemeteries and mass graves. It is extremely hard to put...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank ctw626
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a very nice museum. It's a little hard to find. Seems to have both a rotating and a permanent collection. Very different from most Holocaust Museums in that it is thematic and interpretive. However such museams benefit greatly from good guide materials.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Emeritus24
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We had entry to this museum with our hop on hop off bus ticket and it was a revelation. It deals with the Jewish faith and blood but also provides a deeply disturbing story of the Holocaust in and around Krakow. Not just about Auschwitz...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank William L
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8 November 2018|
Response from William L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is wheelchair accessible it's all on the flat with wide access and there is a disabled toilet. Adult entry is 16zl (c £4) there are some discounts with the various tourist cards or bus tour tickets but you need to... More
18 April 2017|
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Response from Weronika B | Property representative |
Dear, There are no databases at the museum, perhaps the following pages could help you. - Gesher Galicia - Virtual Sztetl Tour - Jewish Gen - Jewish Historical Institute (jhi) Kind regards
18 April 2017|
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Response from rena21 | Reviewed this property |
I would try the JCC organization nearby.