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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  • Small museum located in the corner of the square of the heroes of the Ghetto, the number. 18. the service is really very small but very neat and well maintained, the Museum is interactive. Even here try to join when there are groups of schoolchildren, because, due to limited space, the confusion is inevitable. I note that even qs precious Museum deserves a service of increased vigilance, as students often "play" with objects on display at the risk of damaging them or destroy them.
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  • Real history. The gyógyszertához related story was so piqued our interest that we plan to read the book written by him. A little gem on this dark past.
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  • An interesting addition to the story of the Nazis in Poland and how individuals could make a difference. The pharmacy us well kept and gives an insite into what it would have looked like. Only takes 2...  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.