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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in here as it was near our appartments and it is definitely worth a visit. Lots of reading however it does give you a good explanation of what happened during but especially after the war. Took around 1.5 hours but not that easy to...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must do in Krakow, really worth a visit. A bit of a walk from the main square, but the museum is full of information. Would definitely recommend a visit.

1  Thank Cock_sparrer
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Worth a visit, buy a ticket for all three of the museums which include the prison, Shindler's Factory and the Ghetto Chemist. It isn't highlighted as a visitor attraction as much as others but well worth a visit. Like the other two give yourself time...More

Thank Christina0331
Reviewed 12 July 2017

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

2  Thank Loremipsum99
Reviewed 11 July 2017 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 20 June 2017

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 16 June 2017

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
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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!