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Jewish Museum and Synagogue Auschwitz

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Address: Plac Ksiedza Jana Skarbka 5, Oswiecim 32-600, Poland
Phone Number: +48 33 844 7002
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Description: Chevra Lomdei Mishnayot: the only synagogue to survive the Holocaust in...
Chevra Lomdei Mishnayot: the only synagogue to survive the Holocaust in the vicinity of Auschwitz. Today part of the Auschwitz Jewish Center.
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It's one of those places where everyone has to visit at least once in their life just to see what people went through. Was definitely worth going. an eye opener.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Absolutely great but only downside is that I'm disabled and find it difficult to stand about no wheelchair access to the place so I did really struggled to get round but for others which health wise better than me it's a fantastic place to come and see

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It's one of those places where everyone has to visit at least once in their life just to see what people went through. Was definitely worth going. an eye opener.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The synagogue is located very near to the Catholic Church with the tall spire. Pre-war the Synagogue stood and still stands on a market sq. little has changed as can be seen on the old photos on display inside the renovated museum. This gives an account of Jewish life in the small town of Oswiecim during the 19th century and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Seniors rate for entry was 7 zlotys. There was one main hall with various exhibits and a couple of little rooms off the main hall. I didn't know what to expect from a synagogue and it was very plain and the seats didn't look at all comfortable. The displays were basic but if you were Jewish would have had additional... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A very interesting albeit emotional experience and memorable day well worth a visit regardless of religion or race. A busy atmosphere with a lot of walking and stairs to climb in order to visit everywhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The whole of the Jewish area in Cracow is extremely interesting and should be visited, including the old Synagogue with it's ancient cemetary, as well as the new cemetary and the old Getto [no part of which really remains]. Recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

When I was younget I watched the documentaries and movies, I never thought I would visit this place,.My husband's family are Germans some have been in this camp. Everyone should spend some time walking around the camp, going inside the dorms and seeing the rows and rows of faces of people who were tortured and died. Standing inside the chambersvwas... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I visited this museum prior to visiting Auschwitz during a business trip to Krakow. Not very expensive, but not a whole lot to look at. Still, a nice synagogue and museum to visit, especially if you are Jewish.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A true account of the horrors people went through during the Second World War. The tour is presented in a very tasteful way honoring those that died.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The deep, quiet energy of the place is palpable. People walk through with reverence, and you can feel the loss, the suffering, the surreal experience. We had a wonderful and informative tour guide. When the tour was over, and I walked over to the "Exit" sign... pulled open that gate, and just walked out - just walked out! I was... More 

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Address: Address: Plac Ksiedza Jana Skarbka 5, Oswiecim 32-600, Poland
Phone Number: +48 33 844 7002
Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Southern Poland  >  Lesser Poland Province  >  Oswiecim
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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