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  • Address: 4 Lipowa Street, Krakow, Poland 30-702
  • Admission: 19PLN

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Oskar Schindler's Factory

Oskar Schindler was a wealthy German Nazi who employed hundreds of Jews in his Krakow enamel factory, which ultimately led to many saved lives. Despite Schindler’s political affiliations, he insisted that his employees were vital to the workforce. Many of his workers were shipped out of Poland to Brněnec in the Czech Republic, where they went on to survive World War II. Schindler’s part in all this is immortalized in the Steven Spielberg film Schindler’s List.

Since June 2010, Schindler’s old factory has housed a highly emotive, interactive and visually stunning permanent exhibition on the Nazi occupation of Krakow. The horrors of the regime are showcased, from the early days of uneasy truce between Poles and Germans to the ultimate mass genocide of Jews and Poles alike in concentration camps such as Auschwitz-Birkenau. The multimedia and intense 3-D diorama displays in the “Krakow Under Nazi Occupation 1939-1945” exhibit harshly bring to reality the repeated atrocities, the liquidation of 3,000 Jews from the Podgorzé ghetto in 1943 and the final days of the war. Other exhibits include street scenes, Schindler’s old office and his tragic personal testament, ultimately ending on a conciliatory note in the Hall of Choices, where the dead of WWII are honored and the Holocaust forgiven. As for Oskar Schindler, he died penniless and was buried on Mount Zion in Jerusalem; he was the only Nazi to be accorded that honor.

Practical Info

The Schindler Factory is at 4 Lipowa Street in Podgórze, across the road from Krakow’s former Jewish ghetto. The factory is open year-round Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., with varying hours on Mondays. Tickets generally cost 19PLN, although they are free on Mondays. Concessions cost 16PLN. 

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Krakow Schindler List Tour, Krakow, null
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Krakow Schindler List Tour

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Our guide will show you the hidden streets of the Jewish quarter and tell you inspiring stories of despair, bravery and love. You will discover the ...  Read more

Location: Kraków, Poland
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $36.54
Group Oskar Schindler's Factory Museum Tour in Krakow, Krakow, Cultural Tours
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Group Oskar Schindler's Factory Museum Tour in Krakow

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Rewind to the Krakow of 70 years ago and learn about Oskar Schindler on a 2-hour tour of Krakow's Schindler’s Factory Museum. With an expert guide, explore ...  Read more

Location: Krakow, Poland
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $14.85
Oscar Schindler Factory Museum Private Tour with hotel pick-up, Krakow, Museum Tickets & Passes
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Oscar Schindler Factory Museum Private Tour with hotel pick-up

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Visit the best historical museum in Poland known from the famous Spielberg film 'Schindler’s List’ with your own private guide.

Location: Kraków, Poland
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $142.74
Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour from Krakow and 3 Museum Passes, Krakow, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour from Krakow and 3 Museum Passes

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Honour the victims of the World War II Holocaust at Auschwitz-Birkenau and trace the story of Krakow’s Nazi occupation on this Krakow Super Saver that combines ...  Read more

Location: Krakow, Poland
Duration: Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour: 6.5 hoursMuseum Pass: Valid for two days

From USD $45.68
Sightseeing Tour of Krakow's Jewish District Kazimierz: Retracing the Locations in Schindlers List, ... 
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Sightseeing Tour of Krakow's Jewish District Kazimierz: Retracing the Locations in Schindlers List

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Experience the history of Jewish religious and social life in Poland on this tour to the most important monuments in the Kazimierz and Pogorze districts of ...  Read more

Location: Kraków, Poland
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.10
Private Schindler List Tour around Jewish District and the Factory from Krakow, Krakow, Cultural ... 
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Private Schindler List Tour around Jewish District and the Factory from Krakow

Our guide will show you the hidden streets of the Jewish quarter and tell you inspiring stories of despair, bravery and love. You will discover the ...  Read more

Location: Kraków, Poland
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $22.84
Krakow All In One Private Walking Tour with Transfers and a Guide, Krakow, Jewish Tours
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Krakow All In One Private Walking Tour with Transfers and a Guide

Discover dignified beauty of the Royal City of Krakow and let our guide make your visit the one to always remember! Take private city walking tour and see ...  Read more

Location: Kraków, Poland
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

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World War II in Krakow Private Tour, Krakow, Private Sightseeing Tours
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World War II in Krakow Private Tour

This is an entirely private tour with a licensed tour guide. Learn about this tragic period and visit all the most important sites related to the Second World ...  Read more

Location: Kraków, Poland
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $77.65
Bike Tour Krakow with Guide, Krakow, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Bike Tour Krakow with Guide

Join our unforgettable bike tour through Krakow. Our expert English speaking guide will show you the city in an entertaining and funny way. You will see the ...  Read more

Location: Kraków, Poland
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Krakow X2 Segway Tour, Krakow, Bike & Mountain Bike Tours
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Krakow X2 Segway Tour

Take in top attractions around medieval Kraków with ease on this 30-minute, 1-, 2- or 3-hour X2 Segway tour. Enjoy the freedom to select the tour route ...  Read more

Location: Kraków, Poland
Duration: Flexible

From USD $13.70

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