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Apteka pod Orlem - Ghetto Eagle Pharmacy Museum

pl. Bohaterow Getta 18, Krakow 30-547, Poland
+48 12 656 56 25
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Branch of the historical museum- as in Schindler's factory. A compelling museum of photographs about of life in the Podgorze ghetto and information about a pharmacist who helped hundreds of Jews.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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pl. Bohaterow Getta 18, Krakow 30-547, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To benefit from a visit to this attraction I would strongly suggest a little research into Tadeusz Pankiewicz, the pharmacist who worked here before and during the creation of the Ghetto. This knowledge will help you appreciate the significance of the pharmacy and the risks...More

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must in Krakow to be visited in the city Lusten carefully to the story and observe all liquids inside

Thank FCPanibal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the Southern end of 'Heroes Square' is the old Pharmacy that catered for the Ghetto. We are told its been kept as its original state, which is totally believable. It is only small, but take your time in here and read the documents, stories...More

Thank Pilchy60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is located in the corner of plac Bohaterow Getta where Ghetto Heroes Square is located, not far from Schindler's factory. It is small, only 3 rooms, but there is a lot to read and a video.

Thank Nina1940
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Unmissable. This is a great museum to further understand the horrors of the Jewish experience during the war.

Thank caz57211
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Disturbing history told so well, so many documents to read and photos to look at. One could stay for a long time reading the testimonies of witnesses to the genocide. The pharmacist was non Jewish and allowed it to be used as a correspondence and...More

Thank mummyetho
Reviewed 1 October 2017

My husband and myself visited in April, it was quite interesting to visit with lots of interesting information via the form of videos and items to read.

Thank Abbeylls
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Apteka Pod Orlem is a small and unassuming place hiding a story of immense bravery and soul. A lovely little museum worth your time. It should take you just about half and hour or so to go through this place. It stands in d corner...More

Thank JessePereira
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Apteka pod Orlem is an historical pharmacy located in the oldtown of Krakow. In fact the name in English id the Ghetto Eagle Pharmacy due to it is located in the jewish ghetto of Krakow. In the pharmacy you can learn about this type of...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This place is part of the Jewish tour but can be accessed on foot from the Jewish quarter. Situated next to the Heroes of the Ghetto Square it is on a corner and very small and could be missed. Another museum which is different as...More

Thank Kep70
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