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The Historical Museum of the City of Kraków consists of several branches, presenting the history of Kraków from various perspectives, from the Middle Ages to the modern times. An original and innovative nature of the exhibitions is a magnet for tourists, as well as a popular topic of press releases. For the Historical Museum of the City of Kraków is a great honor. We invite you to take a look at the most interesting domestic and international information about the Museum.

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Exhibition in Krakow will show 3-D reconstruction of Medieval Jewish quarter
An exhibit opening next week in Krakow’s gothic Old Synagogue (which has housed the Jewish branch of the city’s history museum for more than 50 years) will present a three dimensional reconstruction of the old Jewish quarter, Kazimierz, as it was between the 15th and 17th centuries.
Kraków Post, March 11, 2013
Krakow Ghetto Pharmacy to Reopen After Major Refit
(Grażyna Zawada)
Drawers full of surprises, voices on an old phone, and new rooms that will transport visitors back in time – the famed Pharmacy Under the Eagle will reopen after a major refit in March, on the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Krakow ghetto.

TNT Magazine, December 19, 2011
Underground Krakow: Subterranean city (Daisy Carrington)
It turns out the best of this city is subterranean. We go beneath the surface to discover a literally underground scene

business-relations.pl, October 29, 2011
Rynek Underground in Cracow (Maya)
During the late Middle Ages, the Cracow Market Square, being the centIMG_1752re of Jagiellonian state, was a place teeming with life and clamouring with many languages. Its economic preeminence was built on long-distance trade. Cracow prospered by dint of being located at the junction of important north-south and east-west trade routes.

Jüdische Allgemeine, December 16, 2010
Moderne Kunst bei Oskar Schindler (Hartmut Ziesing)
In der einstigen Fabrik des Judenretters entsteht ein Museum.Das Industriegebiet Zablocie gehört nicht zu den einladenden Gegenden Krakaus. Eine zugige Eisenbahnunterführung führt Fußgänger in den Stadtteil, hinter dem Tunnel fällt der Blick auf Fabrikhallen und Industriegebäude.

New York Times, July 7, 2010
New Museum Tells Krakow's Stories of World War II (Ruth Ellen Gruber)
KRAKOW — In the mid-1990s, I took a “Schindler’s List” tour of sites made famous by Steven Spielberg’s Academy Award-winning movie, which recounts how the German businessman Oskar Schindler saved the lives of 1,100 Jews by employing them at his enamelware factory in Krakow during World War II.
The Jewish Week, June 15, 2010
Exhibit at Schindler Factory Site Recalls Nazi-era Krakow (Patti McCracken)
Krakow, Poland — In January 1994, an American tourist stepped out of a taxi into a cold, drizzling rain and entered the Jarden Jewish Bookshop at the far end of the square in the Jewish quarter of Krakow.