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Galicia Jewish Museum

ul. Dajwor 18, Krakow 31-052, Poland
+48 12 421 68 42
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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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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
ul. Dajwor 18, Krakow 31-052, Poland
+48 12 421 68 42
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Reviewed yesterday

The Galicia Jewish Museum has wonderful pictorial exhibits that are provide information about former Jewish inhabitants of the area that once lived in Galicia, the area encompassing today's Poland. There is a play area for children and a snack bar, along with a book store...More

Thank laineema
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice building housing the museum, a café and a bookshop. Deeply moving temporary exhibition on the search for Rywka Lipszyc, who kept a diary in the Lodz ghetto. Incredible collection of photos that help you understand jewish history in Poland. Excellent bookshop and nice...More

Thank Pascal P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited here using the Krakow tourist card, it's a very informative place with lots of displays and very emotional stories of the horrors that happened to the Jewish people in the war. Could have spent more time but had also visited Schindlers factory and we...More

Thank 941whirly_10
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the Galicia Museum on the outskirts of the Jewish quarter. At the front is a reception / seating area with a coffee shop and books for sale. Inside, the Museum focuses on the diary of a young Jewish girl, forced to work on the...More

Thank Psy2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went by red hopper bus and the ticket is included - a stunning building carefully restored housing two superb exhibitions. One of Polish Jewish life by photographs and the other around the life of a young Jewish girl in the Ghettos and then death...More

Thank LondonMetcalfe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The coffee was excellent there before we went in!! The photographs and the way everything was presented with good explanations made our following visit to Auschwitz much clearer. It was definitely to be commended for its wonderful range of books - the book I had...More

Thank Lacey27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very moving and tastefully done, this museum is primarily photographs. That being said, it's still worth a see. Most moving was how Jewish history in the region had been erased after the Holocaust.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I'd been expecting a museum tracing the history the Jews of Galicia. It was not and I was disappointed. However, the large photographs of Jewish life in Galicia make for a compelling visit.

Thank eingedi
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is an extraordinary museum, presenting the history of the Nazi elimination of Polish Jews and their culture through the medium of photographs and text, without any objects or artefacts. Well worth spending at least an hour, and all the more meaningful if you've also...More

1  Thank JimnHilary
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Found this to be an excellent museum. It is one large room with modern colour pictures telling the Jewish story of Poland - before - during and after the holocaust. The pictures are beautiful, haunting and striking. The text was in English and informative. Definitely...More

Thank Jonathan R
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18 April 2017|
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.
18 July 2016|
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Response from ldndeb | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in a similar location to where you will be. It's a leisurely walk (maybe 30 mins max) or a 10 mins taxi ride. Enjoy :)