Apteka pod Orłem. Oddział Muzeum Historycznego Miasta Krakowa, Krakow

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A heartwarming testament to humankind, in World War II Apteka pod Orłem. Oddział Muzeum Historycznego Miasta Krakowa housed the only pharmacy  n Krakow's Jewish ghetto. Now a museum, this site narrates the story of the people who worked there and often risked their lives to help the ghetto population suffering under Nazi occupation. Spread out over five small rooms, the exhibits include the Polish owner's eyewitness account of the atrocities committed against the city's Jews. Photos, videos, and written documents make up the bulk of the exhibit. Plan your visit to Apteka pod Orłem. Oddział Muzeum Historycznego Miasta Krakowa and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Krakow vacation trip planner.
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  • Yet another must see place to visit and so much to learn from our guide and the videos and films which we had never heard about before the visit.  more »
  • On the square of the ghetto the place doesn't jump out so make sure you don't miss it. It's all reading and short videos so better for older children and adults as younger may get bored. Really intere...  more »
  • We had completed the tour of the Jewish area which ended at 4pm in the square where the pharmacy is located. The guide suggested that we visit the pharmacy which closed at 5pm The system is that ticke...  more »
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  • Lovely little museum about Tadeusz Pankiewicz and his life helping Jews in the Ghetto. Very interactive as most of the cupboards and draws open to reveal pictures, documents etc. Would recommend if you're in the area.
  • Original place of the pharmacy of Mr. Tadeusz Pankiewicz - a man played an important role in the times WWII/Holocaust.
  • Apteka Pod Orłem w Krakowie Part of the history of the Second World War Christian pharmacist who refused to remove his pharmacy outside the walls of the Jewish ghetto and stayed there and saved a lot of Jews to death by the Nazis
  • Ten slotys to get in is cheap
  • Good to see from the historical perspective.