Visiting Kraków Museums – Jewish Culture Route

Tourists mostly associate Kraków with important monuments connected with the history of Poland and this Royal City. The Wawel Hill, the Barbican, St. Florian's Gate, the Main Market Square with St. Mary's Basilica and the Cloth Hall, Collegium Maius of the Jagiellonian University – these are the main destinations.

Visiting Kraków Museums – Jewish Culture Route
Photo Magiczny Kraków

Kraków also boasts a great number of museums that often contain lesser known collections. All tourists who came here for the first time as well as those who come to the city regularly, are invited to discover the rich offer of the museums. The collections appeal to a wide range of people with specific interests, to hobbyists and those fascinated by the history of a given period.

Feel free to visit out range of museums, whose collections present the history of Kraków Jews. Over the last few years, Kazimierz, a district which was mostly Jewish until World War II, enjoys great interest from tourists. Thus, it presents a great opportunity to learn about Jewish art and material culture.

 

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Name of the institution Category of institution
Ethnographic Museum – Main Building and Esterka's House
Plac Wolnica 1 31-066 Kraków
Krakow Museums' Routes – Jewish Culture Route Show map
Galicia Jewish Museum
ul.Dajwór 18 31-052 Kraków
Krakow Museums' Routes – Jewish Culture Route Show map
Historical Museum of Kraków – Eagle Pharmacy
Plac Bohaterów Getta 18 30-547 Kraków
Krakow Museums' Routes – Jewish Culture Route Show map
Historical Museum of Kraków – Old Synagogue
ul.Szeroka 24 31-053 Kraków
Krakow Museums' Routes – Jewish Culture Route Show map
Historical Museum of Kraków – Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory
ul.Lipowa 4 30-702 Kraków
Krakow Museums' Routes – Jewish Culture Route Show map
National Museum in Kraków – Main Building
Aleja 3 Maja 1 30-062 Kraków
Krakow Museums' Routes – Jewish Culture Route Show map
National Museum of Kraków – Gallery of 19th-century Polish art in the Cloth Hall
Rynek Główny 1-3 31-042 Kraków
Krakow Museums' Routes – Jewish Culture Route Show map
Pharmacy Museum, Jagiellonian University Medical College
ul.Floriańska 25 31-019 Kraków
Krakow Museums' Routes – Jewish Culture Route Show map
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