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“excellent - very interesting and a must to visit” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Oskar Schindler's Factory

Oskar Schindler's Factory
ul. Lipowa 4, Krakow, Poland
+48 12 257 10 17
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Small-Group Walking Tour of Kazimierz in Krakow
Ranked #12 of 147 Attractions in Krakow
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Housed in the former administrative building of Oskar Schindler factory, Emalia, is a museum that tells the story of Schindler and the Jewish prisoners of Plaszow who were the inspiration for Steven Spielberg's hit movie, "Schindler's List."
Kinross, United Kingdom
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“excellent - very interesting and a must to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Very interesting - and a must to visit. You could spend over 2 hours here so be prepared! Theres a small cafe where you can get a snack and a hot drink and a souvenir shop too.

Visited March 2013
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“High on the must see list”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

The original building, now a museum, that tells the story of Krakow through World War 2 as well as telling the story that is the backdrop to Schindler's List. Be prepared for the un-softened telling of this quite shocking piece of history. An absorbing visit that is well worth the time needed to do it justice.

Visited September 2013
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“Invest time go here, the brochure say allow two hours for oyur visit it is not enough we were there mayb two and a halfu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Disliked the surly man who served coffee in the film cafe area. But exhibition outshines him by miles, go and invets your time, look back at history, reflect on what was

Visited September 2013
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“Lot to read, too little of Schindler”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

I think this museum has a nice way of telling the story of the Jews. There is a lot to read so if you're a reader it will take you several ours to go through the museum.
I had hope there was more about Schindler himself, or that you could see some of the old fabric, but it was all turned in to a museum.
All in all I think it was a nice museum that tells a very important story from Krakow. And the entrance fee was fair.

Visited September 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Interesting but not about Schindler”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

A very interesting site about
Poland during the war. Repetitive if you have seen the Warsaw Uprising Museum.

Visited September 2013
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