Pharmacy Under The Eagle

Pharmacy Under The Eagle
Rating
83% from 6 reviews
Phone
+48 12 656 56 25
Website
Pharmacy Under The Eagle
Address
pl. Bohaterow Getta 18

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Editor's review

If you are curious about exploring the dilapidated district that once housed the wartime ghetto, then this small museum is a good place to start. It is located in a former chemists that belonged to the legendary Polish chemist Tadeusz Pankiewicz, since awarded the 'Righteous Among the Nations' distinction by the Israelis. Pankiewicz, a gentlemanly graduate of the Jagiellonian University, refused to leave his property when the ghetto was created. His chemists soon became a hive of resistance to Nazi policy. Today, the restored, tiny pharmacy-museum presents a powerful exhibition of wartime photographs, letters, documents and more, chronicling the terror of the Ghetto. A superb supplement to a sightseeing tour in Schindler's Factory Museum.

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Local Life Krakow

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FRAN from United Kingdom Reply Aug 12th, 2017

This is a little gold mine and very informative ( in English and Polish). If more museums were as interactive as this then history could really come alive. Highly recommend a visit

Louise from United Kingdom Reply Jan 23rd, 2012

Brilliant museum with very informative exhibits, definitely a must see

Wendy from United Kingdom Reply Jan 20th, 2012

Not worth a visit on its own as everything in Polish but worth combining with the Schindler Museum which is about a 20 minute walk. From the Pharmacy cross the square and the main road, go down the side roads until you come to an industrial estate and the Museum is then a 5 minute walk or so. This is the best museum I have been in anywhere and a must for the visitor to Krakow.

Isaac from United States Reply Aug 14th, 2011

worth visiting, if you are near. Do not come specially for this from the center

Tony Broome from United States Reply Feb 17th, 2010

We visited this place quite by chance; It is a very good museum with some very moving exhibits. I would recommend everybody to visit this place.

from United Kingdom Reply Aug 19th, 2007

This is one of the most informative exhibitions in Krakow. Well worth a visit. Photographic evidence available on computers there bring the whole experience alive. A real must.

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