Galicia Jewish Museum

Krakow, Poland
5 / 5
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


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 place.


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 this museum. The first half tells you a story about a Jewish family that in an attempt to save their .. Read more »


Absolutely incredible museum. Everyone visiting Krakow must go here. Very moving and thought provoking. Such a devastating and important part of history that is not talked about enough and that we must always remember. The cafe and bookstore is great.. Read more »


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 the war. I spent two hours as there was a lot to read. Very nice cafe too.


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 through the time line of one family. There is a lovely cafe and a book shop. The venue is a fantastic refu.. Read more »


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