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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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ul. Dajwor 18, Krakow 31-052, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled on this place as we were walking around the jewish quarter, I love my photography so for me the pictures and diary captured a moment in time, it was a clearly thought out museum, great to see before any visit to the concentration...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is worth the visit, we had been to Auschwitz and this shows a different perspective of the Polish Jews before they ended up there / had to leave their homes. The diary excerpts are moving. I loved the photographs - they also showed...More

Thank fcm90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibition starts with a diary extract of a fourteen year old girl who lived in the Krakow ghetto. It is followed by a photo documentary. Most impressive was the description of how the people handle the past, e.g. rebuilding destroyed memorials by jews and...More

Thank Simon0nTour
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't want to go to Auschwitz. Coming here, I could see some very interesting, artistic and poignant photos showing how much of Jewish life no longer exists. There were also extracts from a diary/notebook kept by a girl called Rivka - a bit like...More

Thank Roz S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Very good exhibition the girl's diary had been discovered after the war in the crematorium of the concentration camp (Auschwitz, I believe). This very moving account was presented very well and like so many accounts provides evidence of the atrocities. Great coffee in their cafe...More

Thank LittleHare
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Galicia still exists, but not in Poland. Galicianers today live almost everywhere in the world, with only a few in the place they came from. This very well illustrated and documented history in this museum talks much of history, destruction, death and the remnants that...More

1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The exhibit starts off explaining about the story of a young girl (much like Anne Frank) detailing her experiences of life in the ghetto and being a jew in Nazi Occupied Poland. There are extracts from her diary around the museum to help you get...More

1  Thank Rory C
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My absolute favourite museum in Krakow, I loved it's simplicity and fabulous photographs. It was lovely wandering around at my own pace and I found it very refreshing the way it was set out, before, during and after the second world war and despite the...More

Thank alison r
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We appreciated the Anne Frank-like story which was very well presented. The photo exhibit was surprisingly informative and relevant to our personal interest in visiting Poland. This museum is exceptionally well curated. Simple but meaningful.

Thank CraigMS
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Stories are told by means of photographic exhibitions. Many are sad but set the scene for other places in the vicinity. Well worth a visit.

Thank mfranks911
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laineema
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
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laineema
18 April 2017|
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Response from rena21 | Reviewed this property |
I would try the JCC organization nearby.
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MichaelLacey
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 :)
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