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Galicia Jewish Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Entrance ticket to Jewish Museum Galicja
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Entrance ticket to Jewish Museum Galicja
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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 5 days ago via mobile

It was nearly all photographs, focussing on various themes such as lost cemeteries/synagogues, the lives of Galician Jews in the late 1970s, and far more recently. A very interesting angle that other museums don’t cover.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the day after going to Auschwitz. The pictures were amazing and the narrative was very thought provoking. We spent 2.5hours walking round. Nice textile exhibition in an adjoining room. Busy cafe on site.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I frankly expected this exposition to be more about the Jews in Galicia and learn more about their thousand-year-old history, unique language, traditions and etnographic differences and was excited to see more about them, but the museum is basically a somewhat meditative exhibit of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EatYellowSnow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is a very interesting place to visit its a photographic exhibition from early krakow through the years to the murder of the jews in auschwitz birkenau to how krakow recovered after the war .theres a small charge .theres a book shop and coffee...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Galicia Jewish Museum before we went to Schindler’s Factory Museum, which we found worked really well. The way they portrait facts at the Galicia Museum is really interesting and the photography is amazing. It's not massive but fascinating. Great little cafe onsite...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Very interesting museum with a great collection of photographs If you want to understand the personal impact of the holocaust, then here is a good place to start

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Was really glad we did this a day before our trip to auschwitz give an in detail look at not just the life and history of jews in Krakow but the whole of Poland highly recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 419PeterB
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Decided to do this on the 1st day as we were staying in the next street. I think it was 20pln to enter. Also has a shop and cafe. Museum is devoted to the story of the Kraków Jews, their survival during ww2 and their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

This museum is well worth visiting when in Krakow. It made a very strong impact when we visited it during our walking tour of the Kazimierz district of Krakow and its historic Jewish ghetto. Near to numerous physical remnants – synagogues, cemetery, mikvah – of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank swtzerland
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I really think that this is one of the most interesting museums I have ever visited.It contains really useful information about the Jewish people and some really touching photos of what is left from the Holocaust and so on. The place is really clean and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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November 7, 2018|
Response from William L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is wheelchair accessible it's all on the flat with wide access and there is a disabled toilet. Adult entry is 16zl (c £4) there are some discounts with the various tourist cards or bus tour tickets but you need to... More
April 18, 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
April 17, 2017|
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Response from rena21 | Reviewed this property |
I would try the JCC organization nearby.