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Gestapo Headquarters

ul. Pomorska 2, Krakow 30-039, Poland
+48 12 633 14 14
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“small museum” (29 reviews)
“holding cells” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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ul. Pomorska 2, Krakow 30-039, Poland
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+48 12 633 14 14
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"small museum"
in 29 reviews
"pomorska street"
in 8 reviews
"holding cells"
in 7 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 19 reviews
"minute walk from the old town"
in 4 reviews
"main museum"
in 3 reviews
"nazi regime"
in 6 reviews
"original cells"
in 2 reviews
"little difficult to find at first"
in 2 reviews
"dogs barking"
in 2 reviews
"first world war"
in 2 reviews
"heart breaking"
in 4 reviews
"actual museum"
in 2 reviews
"important museum"
in 2 reviews
"german occupation"
in 7 reviews
"personal stories"
in 4 reviews
"on tuesdays"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a quieter alternative to the crowded Schindler Factory and leaves an equally powerful impression of the impact of the Nazi occupation on Krakow. The exhibits are well labelled and informative with a real attempt to create an authentic atmosphere. Visit the adjecent cell...More

Thank 21michael1949
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Former headquarters of the Gestapo in Krakow, very good multimedia displays about the operational methods of the Gestapo and the IN who took over the running at the end of the war. Accounts provided by witnesses are harrowing, this was a brutal place of torture

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

The Gestapo HQ really is a must-see, just as everyone is stating in their reviews. Be sure to ask to be taken also to the prison cells in the basement, as it is not directly connected to the main two rooms of the exhibitions. Overall...More

1  Thank Jana P
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Only a small museum but worth a trip. The history of the Gestapo in Kraków and then the Communists. The stories of Jewish people held here are harrowing and the visit to the cells afterwards and seeing message written or carved into the walls are...More

1  Thank KateBall
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

A small but important museum, some important facts about some of the hero's of the time and the total inhumane behaviour of the invaders. Details of some things that should never be forgotten but at the same time you wish you never knew.

1  Thank linandandy
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Gruesome reminders of a period of 20th century history that should never be forgotten. Nowhere near as big or as comprehensive as the awesome Auschwitz which we also visited on our trip to Krakow, but as the centre of Gestapo operations it does have many...More

1  Thank Les W
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Small museum about a 10 minute ealj from the main street. It charts the time from 1939-1945 during the Nazi era and then to 1957 during the Jay-Zline communist era. Very well presented and also includes the original cells used by the Gestapo. This was...More

Thank Nottinghamboy
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

the end of the free walkative tour ends at this small museum. it does not cost much to get in and you also get to see the cells in the basement. spend around 45 mins in the museum and there is a small selection of...More

1  Thank colin e
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

A little bit off the main drag but you are rewarded with an excellent small museum if you make the effort. A chilling insight into life in the city under occupation from 1939. Personal stories, well laid out, clear and very interesting.

1  Thank fifibee75
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Small space with a lot of information to read. History is recapped through 1930’s-1940’s. Well displayed photographs and stories that being light to the situation surrounding this time period. Preserved artifacts and pictures to go along with them. Quiet and small, but lots of in-depth...More

1  Thank Snowjunkie7
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Cat C
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Response from ERIC B | Reviewed this property |
We bought our tickets in the museum, there is a lady attendant, who will take payment.
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iaindav2004
25 September 2015|
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Response from singhasam | Reviewed this property |
Hi Iaindav, Yes, you can get there by public transport using trams which regularly run along Karmelicka Street. If you are setting out from the main square in the Old Town then go down Szewska and into Karmelicka where you... More
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