Oskar Schindler 's Enamel Factory ( Polish: Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera) is a former metal item factory in Kraków. It now hosts two museums: the Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków, on the former workshops, and a branch of the Historical Museum of the City of Kraków, situated at ul.
The former Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory nowadays houses a permanent exhibition entitled Kraków under Nazi Occupation 1939-1945, which is one of the most interesting and important exhibitions to visit when in Krakow. It showcases both individual and collective dimensions of the monstrosities the war has brought upon Polish citizens.
Today, the administrative building of the former Emalia Factory that manufactured enamelware houses a branch of the Museum of Krakow, eagerly visited by tourists from various countries who desire to see the place where more than 1000 people were rescued thanks to Oskar Schindler. The permanent exhibition here portrays the German entrepreneur and “righteous among the nations” together with the lives of the Kraków Jews he saved, presented as part of the complicated history of the city ...
This enameling factory was managed by the Sudeten-German industrialist Oskar Schindler. He employed cheap, Jewish laborers. He treated his Jewish employees well and succeeded in saving 1,100 of them from the Nazis by moving them to a labor camp near his new enterprise in Brünnlitz in the Czech Republic.
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Although the full name of the museum is Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory (presenting the exhibition “Krakow under Nazi Occupation 1939-1945), it is not dedicated to Oskar Schindler. However, the museum could not possibly leave out mention of the savior of more than 1,000 lives.
Aug 14, 2018 · So it was profoundly interesting to be in Krakow, and visit the actual enamel factory where Oskar Schindler established a business during World War II. The conditions that Schindler provided at 4...
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Mar 20, 2019 · Oskar Schindler, who was a member of the Nazi Party, acquired the factory in 1939 before moving his Jewish workforce to the region The now derelict factory was the location that more than 100...
“THE MEMORY FACTORY” Oskar Schindler’s Factory Museum was officially opened to the visitors in June 2010, after many years of exhibit script writing and preparations. The Museum housed in the authentic Enamel Factory of Oskar Schindler shows the visitors the wartime events taking place in the city and the tragic fate of its inhabitants.
Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory Lipowa 4, 30-702 Kraków, Poland Departure Point: Please be at 4 Lipowa Street. The meeting point „Film Cafe” Restaurant which is situated inside the building, right next to the cash desk.
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Visit the site of Schindler's old Enamel Factory to learn more about the experience of Polish Jews in World War II. See original artifacts and hear stories of Krakow's residents. Take a guided tour around one of Poland’s most famous museums: Oskar Schindler’s Factory Museum. Choose from more ...