Muzeum Krakowa, oddział Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera

Muzeum Krakowa, oddział Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera

Muzeum Krakowa, oddział Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera
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Speciality MuseumsHistoric Sites
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Exhibition Kraków under Nazi Occupation 1939–1945 is located in the former administrative building of Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory at 4 Lipowa Street. The exhibition is primarily a story about Kraków and its inhabitants, both Polish and Jewish, during World War Two. It is also a story about Nazi Germans – the occupiers who arrived here on 6 September 1939, brutally disrupting Kraków’s centuries-long history of Polish-Jewish relations. Due to high popularity of the museum, pre-booking is required.
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  • Yone
    Bucharest, Romania75 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesome
    A unique experience in every way. The only negative aspect was that you have nowhere to park your car near the museum, I also got a fine. Otherwise, the museum itself offers you a real journey inside the ghettos of Krakow. Interactive cameras, video clips, extremely useful information and a very well-thought-out route, you will find yourself in one of the coolest museums in Europe, Schindler's Factory.
    Visited January 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 April 2023
  • trsfr
    Lincoln, United Kingdom102 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Interesting
    There was a long queue, but worth it. Initially busy in the museum, then it seemed to quieten. There was a lot to see and well worth the wait. An interesting film to watch in the cinema and then lots of exhibitions to view. They had made a real effort to try to capture the atmosphere of various events. Lots of reading. Great value for money.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 May 2023
  • altrincham88
    Altrincham, United Kingdom52 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very Extensive Presentation
    If you want to know the whole story of Poland's suffering at the hands of the Nazis this museum will recount the events in the most clear, concise and accurate terms. Extensive and as interesting as you can get and highly recommended. A dark chapter in the world's history.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 29 May 2023
  • Drrream C
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very well-designed museum.
    This museum focuses more on the history of WWII rather than the personal history of Oscar Schindler. Our guide was highly professional and knowledgeable about the topic. Despite having many visitors in our group, she patiently answered all of our questions. Although the staff and the Polish friends we encountered could appear serious at times, most of them were very friendly and willing to help!
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 11 June 2023
  • Peter d
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Impressive
    Interesting museum about the history of the Schindler factory and the wider perspective of the war in Krakow. They really paid attention on how to bring the story, different years presented in different ways. Made an impression!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 16 July 2023
  • eric_weber
    Leipzig, Germany82 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Crowded place with interesting exhibition
    strongly recommend to buy a ticket before. if not, it takes quite some waiting time to get in. the exhibition is multi media and interesting, though it is Not very interactive. also it is quite crowded with narrow floors. that is clear considering the historic place and use, but good to know for people suffering from claustrophobia
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 August 2023
  • bartalm
    Constancia, Portugal71 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Shocking history
    If you are interested in history you cannot miss this museum. You can learn not only about the deportations of Jews during the holocaust but everything about Krakow during the years of the II. World War. I liked the photos and quotes and Schindler's office.
    Visited July 2023
    Written 6 August 2023
  • Mark Adams
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent history of the occupation of Krakow
    I spent a couple of hours, on a Sunday afternoon, at the Oskar Schindler factory. I booked my ticket beforehand, from the get your guide app. I collected my ticket from the guide at the arranged time, which meant not having to queue (heavy rain, no shelter if you don't pre-book). I would also advise you get the audio guide. The tour itself covers both the German and Soviet occupation, as well as covering Schindler's time. It was very informative, with interactive displays, etc.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 8 August 2023
  • Sophie M
    Paris, France256 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good but can be improved
    Good museum, informative. I enjoyed the movie they showed at the beginning, with testimonies of survivors. However, several things could be improved. First of all, the museum is way too crowed and with the sound animations throughout the museum, the experience was quite exhausting and noisy. I felt a lot of the text is too small or difficult to read. The museum provides a good explanation of the guettoisation of the Jews during the Nazi occupation. This is mixed with a bit of explanation about Oskar Schindler, which is what was mostly missing I guess. Overall, an informative museum which could be improved. One last thing: selling magnets on Auschwitz was extremely tasteless, especially after at Auschwitz, they explain why no such objects must be sold. Very strange!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 26 August 2023
  • Andres W
    34 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Not to miss - unforgettable exhibition about the Nazi occupation of Krakow and the Schindler factory
    Most impressive, memorable and very visual tour through the time of occupation of Krakow - and the Schindler story. We had a great tour guide (Magda) who also shared very personal family stories. Not to miss when in Krakow!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 19 September 2023
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jconline
Gloucester, UK92 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Great exhibitions: the only reason for not giving 5 stars is the tour guide. She knew her stuff very well, but talked and moved so quickly we were left feeling rushed and bombarded.
Written 12 April 2024
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Antoni
Krakow, Poland3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
The museum's exhibits are meticulously curated, offering a comprehensive insight into the daily lives of Krakow's residents during the Nazi occupation. From personal testimonies and artifacts to immersive multimedia installations, each display brings history to life in a deeply moving and thought-provoking manner.

One of the most powerful aspects of the museum is its emphasis on individual stories. Through personal accounts and interactive exhibits, visitors gain a profound understanding of the human impact of the Holocaust, from the courage of those who resisted oppression to the heartbreaking struggles of those who endured unimaginable suffering.

However, while the museum excels in its presentation of historical narratives, some visitors may find certain sections overwhelming or emotionally intense. The museum's commitment to authenticity means that it does not shy away from depicting the brutality of the Holocaust, which may be distressing for some visitors, especially younger audiences.
Written 29 March 2024
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Kyle G
Swansea, UK11 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
A bit disappointing. There were really informative displays but the museum was so busy, with narrow corridors and small exhibition areas that it was difficult to take everything in. Poor directional signage meant that it was difficult to make sure you didn't miss any exhibits out. The place was filled with tour groups and we were often stuck behind them. Surely it would be better to have particular days / times dedicated to tour groups? The permanent exhibition seemed to cut off very abruptly. It was a bit of a sensory nightmare to be honest, with constant noises blaring and there was no indication of what exhibits you could touch and which you couldn't. I'd assumed a typewriter left out with no signage and not in a case was an interactive exhibit (like other displays), but was warned off by an attendant. All in all, found it quite underwhelming which is a shame as its such an important part of history.
Written 27 March 2024
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NJA_7
London, UK1,000 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Entering Schindler's Factory in Krakow stirred up a whirlwind of emotions within me. As I journeyed through the museum, each exhibit seemed to tug at my heartstrings, evoking feelings of sorrow, empathy, and admiration in equal measure.

The displays, meticulously arranged to chronicle Krakow's wartime struggles, transported me back in time, immersing me in the harrowing realities faced by its inhabitants. Walking through the recreated scenes and reading the personal accounts, I felt a profound sense of grief for the lives lost and the suffering endured.

Yet, amidst the darkness, there were glimmers of light that pierced through the gloom. Learning about Oskar Schindler's extraordinary acts of courage and compassion filled me with an overwhelming sense of awe and admiration. His selfless efforts to save the lives of so many touched me deeply and left me feeling both humbled and inspired.

Leaving the museum, I couldn't shake the mix of emotions that lingered within me. But above all, I felt a renewed sense of gratitude for the freedoms I enjoy and a profound respect for those who fought against tyranny and oppression. Schindler's Factory left an indelible mark on my soul, reminding me of the enduring power of hope, resilience, and the human spirit.
Written 24 March 2024
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Rosemary
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
Spent a few hours exploring this very interesting museum.
Lots to see and no problem getting around.
Coffee shop just inside for quick refreshments.
Would recommend taking a look if you have a few hours free also very good price.
Written 21 March 2024
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Derekwillmott
Cambridge, UK6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Was interested in seeing this factory but was left a little disappointed at the start when it was explained that the tour was more on the history of Poland during the war and not the actual schindlers story. By the end of the tour I walked out with a sense of learning so in the end I felt it was overall a good experience
Written 19 March 2024
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CBell
27 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Informative and interesting. Well worth visiting to get a sense of the occupation.
Walkable from krakow (about 35/40 mins from main square) or 1 stop on the train, and there are cafes/ restaurants close by.
Can get crowded as v popular so pick your time. There are guides / tours groups where people are obviously gathered round them so be prepared to either wait or politely get past.
Written 11 March 2024
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cash23
Bristol, UK50 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Miss leading, the museum is more about the Germans occupying krakow, not very much about Schindlers factory nothing really from the actual days of the Schindler. And gets very busy with tours you end up being rushed by the groups. We bought our tickets on the day although I wish we just took a photo from the out side. There is much better sites to visit in krakow
Written 9 March 2024
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Pub Monster Neil
Liverpool, UK1,281 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
A visit to this museum is a top of your bucket list endeavor, the museum is a history lesson on the atrocities handed out by the German Army during the occupation of Krakow during World War Two, so much to see, so much to take in and so much to learn, its poignant, its harrowing but ultimately its fascinating, its most definitely well worth four hours of your time if you're planning a holiday to Krakow.
Written 7 March 2024
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Lostman
York, UK68 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
A very informative museum with lots of historical details about Krakow and how the Jewish population were persecuted during World War 11. The layout is quite compact in a number of areas and our progress around the museum was constantly disrupted by large groups accompanied by guides. Some of the guides tried to keep a pathway open for other visitors but other groups completely blocked the narrow passageways and showed a complete lack of respect for other visitors.
Written 6 March 2024
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