Plaszow monuments (1947–1964–2020)

Duration: about 2 hours Place: Braci Dudzińskich Square (in front of the entrance to Kraków-Płaszów railway station) Price: 150 PLN Booking: Description: The area of former KL Plaszow and land adjacent to the railway station at Dworcowa Street contain numerous objects commemorating the history of World War II and of Kraków during the German occupation. They have diverse forms: from plain boards and obelisks to expressionist, monumental sculptures. The participants in the tour will be offered the opportunity to discover the history of commemoration projects, and the events commemorated by the monuments.

If you have questions about...

  • Where does the tour begin and end?
    The tour begins at Braci Dudzińskiech Square, in front of the entrance to Kraków-Płaszów railway station at the end of Dworcowa Street.
    The route ends at the Fascism Victims Memorial near Kamieńskiego Street.
  • How long will the meeting last?
    The tour is planned to take about two hours.
  • How do I get to and return from the memorial site?
    The easiest way of arriving to the meeting point is on foot from Podgórze, or on public transport, getting off at the Cmentarz Podgórski or Dworcowa stop; tram lines: 11, 13, 24, 73, 74.

    After the tour, we recommend going to the Kamieńskiego bus stop, serviced by bus lines: 144, 165, 169, 173, 174, 179, 301, 304, 469, 904, or return to the tour starting point. A walk between the Nazi Victim Memorial and the Grey House will take about 20 minutes.
  • How should I prepare for the tour?
    The group of visitors participating in the tour will walk across a diverse terrain, mainly along paths with a gravel surface and asphalt-paved roads. Please see weather forecast to choose suitable clothing, remember to protect your head on sunny hot days, wear comfortable shoes and take a bottle of water. Take an umbrella or a raincoat with hood, if rain fall is forecast. 

    Visitors who suffer from allergy are reminded that the memorial site is an open green area.
  • Where can I read more about KL Plaszow prior to the meeting?
    You are encouraged to see information and publications displayed on our website. The Education section in the main menu contains a tab leading to educational materials.

    The Museum -> Publications section features studies and papers prepared by the Museum, including free downloads.
  • I need additional information, where can I get it?
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