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Entrance ticket to Jewish Museum Galicja
from US$ 4.63*
Entrance ticket to Jewish Museum Galicja
from US$ 4.63*
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

With the exception of the major Holocaust museums this smaller museum primarily containing a photo gallery of the atrocities committed to the Jewish population of Krakow is an amazing & confronting display. The display takes you through 5 stages of life before, during & after...More

Thank Roger1278
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a stunning museum experience. It focuses on Jewish life in Galicia and the Jewish spaces that have been both abandoned and re-enlivened by the community. The temporary exhibition right now (on the role of blood in the Jewish religion and identity) is amazing...More

Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this museum, the building itself is a beautiful old mill, with the exhibition flowing efficiently through the interior. The exhibition mainly consists of photographs, with a few artefacts here and there which I found worked really well. There was a smaller exhibition...More

Thank NadieK1187
Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have noted, this museum is mostly pictures and paintings. Very enjoyable change. Quite interesting and very thought provoking. Especially enjoyed the section where they show memorials that have been placed in various areas. Many were very surprising! This museum is definitely worth a...More

1  Thank nriemen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Contemporary museeum reflecting on the remnants of Jewish life in Krakow and vicinity. Rotating special exhibit was first class

Thank HappyEmeritus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Galicia museum was an incredible and moving display of photos. It is definitely worth your time to go through all the different time periods and actually read the words underneath as they were carefully worded, interesting and shocking to say the least. Take your...More

Thank Tween C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting and not text-heavy set of displays on Jews in Krakow. Using mostly photos and images it also proved thought-provoking to my partner who generally hates going to museums. The first few rooms give background information on some of the centuries old myths (like...More

Thank luce_del_mattino
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This interesting museum is trying to explain the source of Anti-Semitism, from scienific point of view. How & why it developed through history, Then there are exhibits about Poland during and after the holocost. And there is a short film about a painting (Anti-Sebitism) that...More

Thank Renana R
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This museum is primarily photography and painting. Each picture was thought provoking and emotionally touching with commentary to provide context. A good place to visit if short on time. Cafe and gift shop also located within.

Thank JY_Globetrotter
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to visit. I found this museum to be very informative and you could immerse yourself in the history of the area and WW2 events without the monstrosities being in your face, so to speak. I found some of the other museums difficult to...More

Thank Stephen H
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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.
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 :)