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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.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
ul. Dajwor 18, Krakow 31-052, Poland
+48 12 421 68 42
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The permanent exhibition "Traces of Memory" is a touching and well devised way of remembering Jewish life in Poland. Very well done. Awesome photography and well documented comments.

Thank Didi124
Reviewed 1 week ago

We first walked around the square containing 3 former synagogues and visited inside the Old Synagogue to kill time until the Galicia Museum opened at 10 am. Very interesting modern presentation but it didn't take too long to study the exhibits so ideal for families...More

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice and well presented exhibition, particularly good at giving a well rounded synopsis of what happened in Cracow during and after the war ( polish tour guides tend to ignore how some Polish contributed to the holocaust). Well worth a visit a visit.

Thank john o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This special museum holds the most amazing collection of pictures from the historic presence of Jews in Galicia and changing exhibitions.

Thank rafiost
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is right in the Jewish town. As you enter you wonder what you will see. The price is reasonable. As you enter to the left you start to read the statements on the wall which are very interesting. As you progress through the...More

Thank egyptlady27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Galicia Jewish Museum has wonderful pictorial exhibits that are provide information about former Jewish inhabitants of the area that once lived in Galicia, the area encompassing today's Poland. There is a play area for children and a snack bar, along with a book store...More

Thank laineema
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice building housing the museum, a café and a bookshop. Deeply moving temporary exhibition on the search for Rywka Lipszyc, who kept a diary in the Lodz ghetto. Incredible collection of photos that help you understand jewish history in Poland. Excellent bookshop and nice...More

Thank Pascal P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here using the Krakow tourist card, it's a very informative place with lots of displays and very emotional stories of the horrors that happened to the Jewish people in the war. Could have spent more time but had also visited Schindlers factory and we...More

Thank 941whirly_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Galicia Museum on the outskirts of the Jewish quarter. At the front is a reception / seating area with a coffee shop and books for sale. Inside, the Museum focuses on the diary of a young Jewish girl, forced to work on the...More

1  Thank Psy2013
Reviewed July 11, 2017

We went by red hopper bus and the ticket is included - a stunning building carefully restored housing two superb exhibitions. One of Polish Jewish life by photographs and the other around the life of a young Jewish girl in the Ghettos and then death...More

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April 18, 2017|
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.
July 17, 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 :)