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Krakow: the Eagle Pharmacy Museum Tickets

Product ID: 187800
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Entrance to the Eagle Pharmacy Museum, a site that pays tribute to the heroic work of the pharmacist Tadeusz Pankiewicz who rescued many Jews during the Holocaust. You can avoid long visitor lines at the entrance by having admission tickets included.
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Valid 1 day
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This activity is non-refundable

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Experience

Highlights
  • Gain entrance to The Eagle Pharmacy Museum
  • Learn about why pharmacist Tadeusz Pankiewicz was considered a hero
  • Take a tour ideal for history fans
  • Read personal stories about events in the Jewish ghetto during World War II
Full description
The pharmacy of Tadeusz Pankiewicz was placed right in the middle of Krakow's Ghetto. Surrounded by walls, it was just an ordinary, inconspicuous pharmacy in the corner, although it witnessed some of the most tragic events of Krakow during World War II. The owner himself became the only non-Jewish inhabitant of the Ghetto.

In the ghetto, where the living conditions were inhumane, Pankiewicz's pharmacy was the only place where Jews could feel human kindness and help. At the time when helping Jews was considered a crime, he managed to escape death not once, but probably a dozen times. All this from his efforts to save as many lives as possible.

With this Eagle Pharmacy Museum ticket, you will have the opportunity to take a self guided tour through the museum, learning of the center's rich history and influence on the Ghetto during World War II. You will learn of individual recounts of encounters with Pankiewicz, whilst standing within the very walls that most of these stories occurred.
Includes
  • Entrance ticket
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

plac Bohaterów Getta 18

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Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
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Last entrance is 30 minutes before closing time
Museum is closed every second Tuesday of the month
Please note that opening hours might differ from these presented on product page due to various circumstances (always check opening hours at object's official website, tickets purchased are non-refundable)
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Product ID: 187800