Museum in Schindler's Factory, Wieliczka Salt Mine & Former Ghetto with a Guide

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Plan your day in Krakow in an interesting way and visit two popular museums. The Oskar Schindler Museum is very popular among tourists. First of all, because the tragic events that took place in Krakow during World War II are shown in the Oscar-winning film by Stephen Spielberg "Schindler's List". The unusual and modern exhibition of the museum will not leave anyone indifferent. Learn the history of the Jewish inhabitants of Krakow during WWII. The immersion in the subject will be deepened by a short guided walk around the area where the ghetto was located. Also visit Wieliczka - in this small town, next to Krakow, there is one of the largest ancient salt mines in Europe (700 years). The tourist route available for sightseeing is over 3 km long and includes corridors, lakes, wooden structures and over 20 rooms, including the largest and one of a kind Church of St. Kinga - the patron saint of miners. Amazing views and experiences - guaranteed!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Poland Active

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Stop At: Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera

The museum presents the daily life and tragic events that took place in Krakow during World War II. The home of the museum is the site of the Schindler’s Factory shown in the Oscar-winning film "Schindler's List" by Stephen Spielberg. The unusual and modern exhibition of the museum will not leave anyone indifferent.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: The Ghetto Heroes Square

The Ghetto Heroes Square is a square in the Podgórze district of Krakow. In the years 1941–1943 it was within the ghetto. It was a place of concentration of the Jewish population before transport to concentration camps. Currently, there is an unusual monument in this place - several dozen cast-iron chairs standing individually in the square. They symbolize property and belongings of Krakow Jews scattered on the streets after the liquidation of the ghetto.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Wieliczka Salt Mine

Magnificent chambers chiselled out in rock salt. Amazing underground saline lakes, majestic timber constructions and unique statues sculpted in salt. Almost 3 kilometres of meandering corridors, 800 steps to climb of which 350 have to be descended to reach the depth of 135 meters underground. Thus it is no surprise that till now, the Tourist Route, the main visiting route of the mine has been visited by 43,026,898 tourists from around the whole world in search of adventures.

Duration: 4 minutes
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