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Oskar Schindlers Factory Tour is an amazing opportunity to see one of the most important and most interesting places in Krakow. Probably, this place would remain known only to Krakow’s inhabitants and enthusiasts of the history of World War II, if not for Steven Spielberg’s famous film “Schindler’s List“, shot in 1993, which made the history of the factory and its owner famous all over the world.
The factory in Krakow’s Podgórze district was founded in 1937 by three Jewish entrepreneurs. At the outbreak of the war, a German entrepreneur, Oskar Schindler, took over the declining production plant and established the German Enamel Factory (the so-called enamel factory) here. It operated until 1945 and produced enamelled dishes, and with time scales and igniters for artillery and airplane missiles. Initially, Oskar Schindler employed mainly Poles in the production process, but after the establishment of the Krakow ghetto he started to employ Jews on a large scale. After the liquidation of the ghetto, Schindler established a sub-camp of the Płaszow labor camp in the factory, and the Jews employed there lived next to the factory, and not in the camp, where living conditions were much more difficult.
The museum’s exhibitions are mostly interactive. Visitors usually spend about 1.5 hours at the Schindler’s Museum. There is also a special route prepared for wheelchair users. However, this applies only to private sightseeing tours. Visitors use elevators to enter the salt mine and the route is slightly shorter than the standard tourist route.
After the tour, our driver will take you back to the centre of Krakow. During a private trip, we provide transportation directly to the hotel or elsewhere in the city center.
Our services can be booked several days in advance. With LuxKrakow you can pay in advance or on the day of transfer. You can pay online when you book our services or in cash with our driver. We prefer to pay in Polish zlotys, but we also accept other currencies (Euros, Pounds and US Dollars) that can be easily exchanged at the airport. The foreign currency amount is calculated at the current exchange rate. The LuxKrakow.com driver gives the customers the rest in Polish zloty.
All our Mercedes-Benz vehicles, which are modern, comfortable and air-conditioned, are at your disposal. We provide comprehensive assistance during the entire visit. Our drivers, who speak English, are always at your disposal.
Oskar Schindlers Factory Tour lasts about 3 hours, depending on how much time you want to spend in the place of your choice.
We adjust the car to your needs. Inform us who you are travelling with and if you need an additional child seat. We will provide you with everything you need.
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