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Krakow: Schindler's Factory Guided Tour
Visit Oskar Schindler's Factory, a former metal factory that now hosts the Museum of Contemporary Art and a branch of Krakow's Historical Museum. Enjoy a guided walking tour and skip-the-line entry.
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- Learn about life in Krakow under Nazi occupation
- Visit building which ones was an administration of Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory
- See authentic desk of Oscar Schindler which is still in his office
DescriptionVisit one of the most popular museums in Krakow and immerse yourself in the daily life of the citizens of Krakow during the Nazi Occupation of 1939 to 1945 on this guided tour. Take a journey back in time and explore the place where more than 1,200 Jews in Krakow were saved thanks to the efforts of Oskar Schindler. Learn how the history of World War II intersects with everyday life, and how the personal dramas of individual people and victims overlap with the wider history of the Nazi Regime. The original Enamel Factory, also known as Oskar Schindler's Deutsche Emailwarenfabrik, dates back to 1937 when it was established. When Nazi Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, it is believed that Oskar Schindler, a Sudeten German, arrived in Krakow on September 6 when German troops entered the city and soon took control over the factory where he employed over a thousand Jewish from Krakow ghetto.
IncludesProfessional guide Tour in your chosen language Skip-the-line entrance ticket
- Smoking and open fires in the mine are strictly prohibited Large luggage is not permitted inside the museum Photos with flash on and filming is not permitted inside the museum No animals are allowed in the museum, nor does the museum offer any animal shelters for your pets