I feel like this is the first place you should visit in Kraków. It gives you an insight in to the Jewish history and culture in the city. Good preparation before visiting Auschwitz.
About Galicia Jewish Museum
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We stumbled on this place as we were walking around the jewish quarter, I love my photography so for me the pictures and diary captured a moment in time, it was a clearly thought out museum, great to see before any visit to the concentration...More
This museum is worth the visit, we had been to Auschwitz and this shows a different perspective of the Polish Jews before they ended up there / had to leave their homes. The diary excerpts are moving. I loved the photographs - they also showed...More
The exhibition starts with a diary extract of a fourteen year old girl who lived in the Krakow ghetto. It is followed by a photo documentary. Most impressive was the description of how the people handle the past, e.g. rebuilding destroyed memorials by jews and...More
I didn't want to go to Auschwitz. Coming here, I could see some very interesting, artistic and poignant photos showing how much of Jewish life no longer exists. There were also extracts from a diary/notebook kept by a girl called Rivka - a bit like...More
Very good exhibition the girl's diary had been discovered after the war in the crematorium of the concentration camp (Auschwitz, I believe). This very moving account was presented very well and like so many accounts provides evidence of the atrocities. Great coffee in their cafe...More
Galicia still exists, but not in Poland. Galicianers today live almost everywhere in the world, with only a few in the place they came from. This very well illustrated and documented history in this museum talks much of history, destruction, death and the remnants that...More
The exhibit starts off explaining about the story of a young girl (much like Anne Frank) detailing her experiences of life in the ghetto and being a jew in Nazi Occupied Poland. There are extracts from her diary around the museum to help you get...More
My absolute favourite museum in Krakow, I loved it's simplicity and fabulous photographs. It was lovely wandering around at my own pace and I found it very refreshing the way it was set out, before, during and after the second world war and despite the...More
We appreciated the Anne Frank-like story which was very well presented. The photo exhibit was surprisingly informative and relevant to our personal interest in visiting Poland. This museum is exceptionally well curated. Simple but meaningful.