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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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  • Average9%
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ul. Dajwor 18, Krakow 31-052, Poland
+48 12 421 68 42
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Reviewed April 30, 2016

An amazing exhibit in this museum takes you through the history of Jews in Poland. Be prepared to be moved to tears as you read the captions of the pictures. As difficult as it was, it was worth every minute to get a realistic tour...More

Thank MDL217
Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a thoughtful and informative exhibition of Jewish culture in Galicia. Clearly presented it's worth a visit.

Thank mbreally
Reviewed April 24, 2016

Really interesting small museum of jewish history in Krakow. Well worth a visit and not to be missed.

Thank caroline_b1954
Reviewed April 21, 2016

The place where I found a lot of thing to learn about the Jewish community in Poland. Haven't been to such a true place before.

Thank manager_indus
Reviewed April 10, 2016

This is a museum which consists of recent photos which tell the history of Galicia. It is extremely well done and worth visiting if you have interest in Galician history. I really enjoyed the fact that the photos, being current photos of each place, seems...More

Thank luv2travel1627
Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Well worth the visit - even to look at the positive aspects of Jewish culture pre ww2 I learned a lot about the province of Galicia that I did not know

Thank greg4bs
Reviewed April 1, 2016

If your interested in Jewish history and the background to the Holocaust as it affected Kraków and Poland: Start here. The Museum will paint the picture background for visitors to the Jewish part of Kraków as well as setting the context for the events that...More

1  Thank Leonard P
Reviewed March 27, 2016

This isn't a story of the Holocaust in the traditional sense, rather a story of what has been left behind or destroyed by it, told through pictures of wrecked cemeteries, synagogues in ruins and so on. It gives a very different perspective to the tragedy...More

1  Thank halder
Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Loved it, what a great way to tell the story of Krakow's and Poland's Jewish population through modern photographs with detailed captions. However if you don't read the captions you won't get as much out of the exhibition. The cafe and bookshop are good too....More

Thank SimonKenny
Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

This is not a museum in the normal sense of the word but rather a photo gallery with background descriptions of the Jewish history of this province. The quality of the photography is top class and the scenes covered are extremely moving, particularly when referring...More

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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.
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 :)