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Galicia Jewish Museum

Krakow, Poland
4.5 / 12
The museum is located in the Kazimierz quarter. It was created in 2004 at the initiative of the journalist C. Schwartz and Professor D. Webber. The exposition is dedicated to Jewish culture, traditions and everyday life, as well as the events of the Holocaust (for the most part - the suffering of prisoners of the Auschwitz concentration camp). Galicia regularly hosts meetings, seminars and lectures on various aspects.
Galicia Jewish Museum
Address:Dajwór 18, Kraków
Phone:+48 12 421 68 42
Hours:monday: 10:00–18:00 tuesday: 10:00–18:00 wednesday: 10:00–18:00 thursday: 10:00–18:00 friday: 10:00–18:00 saturday: 10:00–18:00 sunday: 10:00–18:00

Luthien Tinuviel

I recommend the Szancer exhibition, it's really fun!

Marek Gryc

Definitely too much to read, but it has a great collection of photos.

Victor Hugo

Even though it's the biggest museum I've ever been, Galicia tells us a very delicate, precious and sad story about the Jews and their remaining cultur.. Read more »

Rafael Caldeira

The museum is very lean. It's okay but my expectations were higher

Jennifer Smith

I only expected to spend about 20 minutes here but that turned about 1.5 hours. The photo exhibition on Jewish history and monuments in Galicia is exc.. Read more »

sandra park

So many thought provoking photos, not to be missed.


A lot of heavy text reading, and it becomes too repetitive at times and tiring. If you prefer more visual museums, this isn’t for you.

Andrew Ryland

I found this very engaging. It's well laid out. The history of Jewish people in Galicyia is explored in various ways, and the twentieth century throug.. Read more »

Veronique Gasseau-dryer

Fantastic place for anyone with an interest in Jewish history in Poland. The exhibition told the story of one family finding exile in Israel during th.. Read more »


Absolutely incredible museum. Everyone visiting Krakow must go here. Very moving and thought provoking. Such a devastating and important part of histo.. Read more »

Srinidhii Ganeish Mallyaa

I would say it’s absolutely worth visiting if you are patient enough to read long paragraphs (available in English and Polish). I spent 2 hours in thi.. Read more »

Margaret Willis

I loved LOVED loved this place. The stories and pictures were amazing. Spent nearly 2 hours here and could have spent longer. It's defy a must see pla.. Read more »

David Pinnell

A fascinating museum which currently has a very poignant exhibition retelling a families tale of escape from Kraków and how they survived. a true stor.. Read more »

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