For visitors

The area of former German Nazi camp KL Plaszow is publicly accessible with no admission tickets required. As a visitor, please show respect for its tragic past. The site is listed as a heritage monument and a war cemetery. It contains Jewish cemeteries and the mass graves of thousands of people killed in the time of the camp’s operation. The former camp area hosts an open-air exhibition illustrating the history of KL Plaszow. The exhibition features archive photographs and excerpts from accounts given by the camp prisoners.

The open-air exhibition is open permanently. No admission tickets are required.


Map of KL Plaszow

Map of KL Plaszow

Map of KL Plaszow, around mid- 1944
Administration and residential buildings for staff
1. Commandant office
2. Ruins of the Funeral Home at the Jewish cemetery of the Kraków community
3. Guards barracks (Wachkaserne)
4. The Grey House
5. Warehouses for robbed property
6. SS officer houses
7. Garages and warehouses

Section for prisoners
8. Children’s barrack
9. Section for Jewish female inmates
10. Quarantine zone and baths
11. Hospital section
12. Supplies sector (kitchen, bakery, warehouses)
13. Barracks for Jewish male inmates
14. Roll-call ground
15. Barracks for Polish inmates

Workshop section
16. Old industrial section
17. Construction materials depot
18. New industrial section

Execution places
A – the first execution place
B – H-Hill
C – C-Pit

Map in Google Maps browser

This map of the KL Plaszow was drawn on the basis of a historical camp map and the results of surveys conducted by the Kraków Museum since 2016. The map depicts the status of KL Plaszow in mid-1944 with its main roads, existing buildings, planned structures, fire ponds (water reservoirs for fire fighting) and execution places. Click here to see the map.

Map for GPS devices