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Gestapo Headquarters

ul. Pomorska 2, Krakow 30-039, Poland
+48 12 633 14 14
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
ul. Pomorska 2, Krakow 30-039, Poland
+48 12 633 14 14
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is one of the museums that describe the WW1 and WW2 eras of Krakow. So, even if it is 15 minutes walk from the old town, or 2-3 tram stops away, I felt it should absolutely not be missed. Again, a museum that...More

1  Thank Loremipsum99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dreadful years are well documented and much can be learned if you take the time to read all the posters. Respectful to the victims.

Thank Tone R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a little off the beaten track, but worth an hour or so to visit. About a 15 min walk from the old town, but straight forward. The entrance is a bit confusing when you get there, even though there is a memorial...More

Thank joseph m
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is haunting to visit the cells where people were kept by the Gestapo. The messages that people etched into the walls of the cells are a somber reminder of the past. This place is part of the Historical Museum at Pomorska Street 2. That...More

1  Thank Amy C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We visited here on 10th June 2017. It was a little difficult to find at first but worth the walk from the old town (about 20 mins). The museum, although small, is very interesting and somewhat sobering. Only 7 zloty to enter and you could...More

1  Thank smanth2013
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This place although quite small was very moving the stories in one of the rooms were heartbreaking. The cells themselves were very daunting. would recommend a visit.

Thank jean1952f1
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This museum comes part of a trio of museums on 1 ticket (if you opt for the memory lane package) along with Schindlers factory and the Eagle pharmacy. This was a building taken by the Gestapo as their headquarters in occupied Krakow. Prisoners were brought...More

2  Thank peteeechan
Reviewed 31 May 2017

If you are interested in WWII history & how the unfortunate Polish people suffered during it then this should be on your 'must see' list! The museum is housed at the site of the original Gestapo Headquarters on Pomorska St & is about a 15...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The museum is very informative about the murderous activities of the nazis . It also highlights the effects of the soviet occupation too. The cells, with prisoners' inscriptions are very affecting and desperately tragic. It is worth visiting but is about 15 minutes walk from...More

Thank CFLiv
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Great museum that's worth a visit. Plan to spend about 90 minutes here, as others say it is on the small side but please don't let that put you off. The museum itself is very informative with lots to read and see. The cells are...More

Thank MavesWife
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Cat C
2 July 2016|
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Response from Vpmatt | Reviewed this property |
Don't remember exactly but it was cheap, only a couple of bucks. No need to pre book as there was hardly anyone there. Not a well known museum it seems.
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
Rhona S
9 April 2015|
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Response from WiganFireblade | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are!