Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, Krakow

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Get an up-close look at the city during the Nazi occupation at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. The permanent exhibit focuses on the period between 1939 and 1945. Located in a former administrative building of Oskar Schindler's enamel factory, the museum narrates the history of a city destroyed and rebuilt over the course of several foreign occupations and two world wars. Explore the main space, which features Schindler's office, preserved just as he left it more than seven decades ago, as well as the "Survivors' Ark," made of enamel pots similar to those the workers crafted during the war. Don't miss the museum's recreated ghetto apartment to get a sense of the wartime experiences of the city's Jewish inhabitants. To visit Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera on your trip to Krakow, use our Krakow tour itinerary builder site.
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  • Have never been to a museum with so much to see, its bordering on overload. Despite the location it covers an almost weekly history of Krakow during the war-time period, with the purely Schindler...  more »
  • I fully expected to see the factory the way it was when the workers were there. Ok I understand it couldn’t exactly be like that but I didn’t expect to see it be a walk through museum of what...  more »
  • Excellent place to visit and learn the history. But it's very hard to try and take in everything you hear  more »
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  • Part of one of our best days in Krakow that almost wasn’t! We nearly left after visiting the first room thinking that was all because the entrance fee was so reasonable. We turned the narrow corner and discovered multiple nooks and crannies all expertly curated that took us on a two hour journey. A must see! Watch for times and lines. Capacity is limited.
  • It said at the entrance that the tickets for that day were sold out, but as we went in to ask they happened to have 7 tickets left for the time slot. The museum was amazing, the decor and music in each room made you feel as if you were in that period, feeling how the polish and Jewish people felt. This was an educational experience and I would thoroughly recommend it!
  • Go early as there seems to be a limited number of tickets. Monday's are free to go round. It is very informative & you'll need at least 2 hours to see & read everything. Well worth a visit.
  • A must see. I checked online to book tickets but it said everything was booked. The next day I went to the factory and someone was handing out tickets. So I was able to visit for free. Not a guided tour but I was happy to have seen it
  • Disappointing because there is very little about Schindler and the factory. The exhibition focuses on the German invasion. Don't book a tour with an English guide. The group is too big and the space is too small. You can't see or hear anything. We left the group after 30 minutes and managed to see much more this way. This is not a museum for kids. They just get bored and make it impossible for others to enjoy the experience.

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