Visit Schindler's Factory museum and Jewish Ghetto with guide and feel the atmosphere of that old times.
The museum is very popular among tourists. First of all because the tragic events that took place in Krakow during the Second World War are shown in Stephen Spielberg's oscar-winning film "Schindler's List". The museum's atypical and modern exhibition will leave no one indifferent. Learn the story of a German entrepreneur who led many Jews through the war. Also , the streets of Jewisz Ghetto, Podgórze, still keep evidence of those terrible events. You will see a part of the undestroyed wall around the ghetto, houses where thousands of displaced Jews used to live, the pharmacy "Under the Eagle", a monument with 68 chairs in the Heroes' Square in the ghetto.
The Schindler’s Factory
Ul. Lwowska and ul. Limanowskiego – the preserved sections of the ghetto wall
Ul. Lwowska – a location of the ghetto Orphanage
A corner of ul. Józefińska and ul. Limanowskiego – the location of offices of Jüdischer Ordnungsdienst (Jewish Order Police) and the ghetto prison
A corner of ul. Józefińska and ul. Krakusa – sewer entrance – escape routes from the ghetto
Ul. Józefińska 18 – the building of the Jewish Social Self-Help Organisation
Ul. Węgierska – Zucker Synagogue and “Optima” Factory
Rynek Podgórski Square – Judenrat (Jewish Council) Building, Julius Madritsch’s Confectionery Factory, Roman Polanski’s family ghetto lodgings and the location of the main gate of the ghetto
The River Vistula Embankment - Father Bernatek Footbridge and the Piłsudski Bridge – “Schindler’s List” Film Set
Ul. Józefińska 10 – the building of Arbeitsamt (Labour Office)
Ul. Piwna 7a – a shelled building - the rare traces of war in Krakow
Pl. Bohaterów Getta (the Main Square of the Ghetto) – the main site of the deportation campaigns and the final liquidation of the ghetto – the Ghetto Memorial
Pl. Bohaterów Getta (the Main Square of the Ghetto) – the Ghetto Pharmacy of Tadeusz Pankiewicz, a contact point of the Jewish Fighting Organisation
Meeting point: ul. Lipowa 4 in front of the main entrance (click to go to
The guide with the "excursions.city" sign.
End point: Plac Bohaterów Getta (click to go to Google maps)
Length: 2 km
Duration: 3 hours
A ticket to the museum Schindler's Factory