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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  • For me this is a must see when in Krakow. I didn't know a lot about it prior to my visit but I learned a huge amount when I was in there. It is small inside but the vast amount of information and deta...  more »
  • it plunges back in a pharmacy at the time with an awareness of what made this pharmacist
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  • A small place that reflects on the Jewish ghetto. It's interactive with a lot to see- drawers to route through and computer screens to look at and books to flick through. They have some of the old pha...  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.