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Oskar Schindler's Factory Guided Tour
Activities in Krakow

Oskar Schindler's Factory Guided Tour

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Guide was brilliant.
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  • English English
  • 1 hour 30 minutes

Oskar Schindler, a German industrialist, risked his life to save his Jewish employees from the concentration camps. Discover his remarkable life by visiting his factory in Krakow on a 1.5-hour guided tour.

What makes this landmark so famous?

As depicted in the Oscar wining film “Schindler’s Lista dramatisation of this true story, Oskar Schindler was an ambitious German tycoon who lived in Krakow, occupied Poland. After buying an enamelware factory in 1939, he decided to employ Jewish workers to save on labour costs. However, when he discovered the suffering of the Jews in the concentration camps at the hands of the Nazi Party during World War II, he decided to save his workers, bribing Nazi officials, buying food and medicine in the black market, and going bankrupt in the process.

Schindler’s Factory houses a permanent exhibition about the Holocaust death camps, and how the industrialist did his utmost to save as many Jewish workers as possible. The exhibition relates one of the darkest periods of history with photos, recordings and documents which will take you back in time.

On your guided tour, you’ll discover the various rooms of the factory, including the former workshops and studies, all reconstructed and transformed into an interesting interactive museum. Learn about the consequences of the Nazi occupation of Poland and the harsh living conditions of the Jews during the war, but also the small light in the darkness, showing how the actions of one man saved hundreds of Jews.

Why book a guided tour?

Not only is this guided tour economical, it is also the best way to explore Oskar Schindler’s Factory. Your guide will reveal the unique story of Schindler and how he saved the lives of 1,200 Jews while you walk through the museum.

Ticket to the Factory

The ticket to Schindler's factory is not included in the price of the tour. On the day of the activity, you should pay the guide 26PNL each in cash for the tickets. 

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
  • Alcoholic drinks are not available.
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Adults Children 7-15 years old Children 0-6 years old
Tour in English
US$ 15.20
US$ 15.20

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 15.20
  • Children 7-15 years old

    US$ 15.20
  • Children 0-6 years old


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1 hour 30 minutes.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


Expert English speaking guide.

Not included

Entrance ticket ( 26 (US$ 6.80))

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Is it possible to bring a backpack on the visit?

    A - You can't enter the exhibition with your backpack, but you can leave it in the cloakroom.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

US$ 15.30
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Oskar Schindler's Factory