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Jewish Museum and Synagogue

pl. Ks. Jana Skarbka 5, Oswiecim 32-600, Poland
+48 510 781 199
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Sobering

Sobering to say the least. No amount of mental preparation can equal to see this in real time. Make... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mtskygirl
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Glasgow, Montana
A remnant of a world destroyed

I came here after a tour of KL Auschwitz II Birkenau. I was disappointed, there is not a lot of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The_Red_Cyclist
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London, United Kingdom
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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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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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pl. Ks. Jana Skarbka 5, Oswiecim 32-600, Poland
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+48 510 781 199
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Sobering to say the least. No amount of mental preparation can equal to see this in real time. Make sure you remain respectful and honor those who perished.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here after a tour of KL Auschwitz II Birkenau. I was disappointed, there is not a lot of material on display and the restored synagogue is very plain. The displays are aimed at Polish school groups, many of the display labels are very...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

Visited as a study group on the day of the Walk of the Living so a group of Jews were worshipping and we were not able to enter the synagogue. However, it looks to be well kept. The displays are very interesting, including lots about...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Upon entering this once majestic building, it is obvious the level of Damage from the war is still present. The Nazi's turned it into a horse stables to just further degrade the Polish Jews. Why has it taken so long to try and rebuild it,...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a must do if you are anywhere near the area ! I was amazed by the history and sadden by it as well , you can’t walk away with out feeling a deep sadness for the lives lost and the horrific experience they...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Please, do not go to Oswiecim if you don't feel like. Don't do it for "checkpoint". It is heartbreaking and freezing evidence. I will not tell the story, you can read anywhere. Technical moments: it's better to reserve tickets in advance on the website (entrance...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is a museum that all people should visit in their life time - it depicts man's inhumanity to man and this should never be repeated. I was emotionally impacted by this trip.

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Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

We took a guided tour around Auschwitz and Birkenau which id advise as its so big here. Our guide was really lovely and she spoke very clear English. Ive seen The Boy In The Striped Pyjames and Schindlers List so to actually walk around the...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2018

The nearby death camp shows how the former Jewish residents died. This place shows how they lived. It is a must see place as it is a window into the lives of the Jewish people who lived here before the war. Going here makes you...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

I deeply sad and moving visit, our guide was brillant and very informative, take your time looking around

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annplaya
July 16, 2016|
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Response from Ribbys | Reviewed this property |
No private tours needed as they provide guides who are very knowledgeable.
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debbied735
December 28, 2015|
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Response from Krishna B | Reviewed this property |
Yes I don't think any problem I have seen few families with kids The only thing that if kids fear of the story which guide tells like how nazis used to kill people
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