Pod Orłem Pharmacy

Pharmacy "Pod Orłem" (The Eagle) in Krakow on the Ghetto Heroes Square was the only pharmacy in the ghetto during the Nazi occupation of Krakow. The pharmacy was directed by Tadeusz Pankiewicz, the only Pole living in the ghetto, from beginning to end of its existence.

The pharmacy was an underground conspiration, aid and contact place for the Jews living in the ghetto. Pharmacy "The Eagle" has been immortalized in the book by Tadeusz Pankiewicz Pharmacy in the Krakow ghetto and in the film Schindler's List by Steven Spielberg. The director later in the year 2004 for the financial support of the pharmacy "Pod Orłem", received the title of Patron of Culture in Krakow.

Currently, Pharmacy "The Eagle" is a division of Krakow History Museum, which houses a permanent exhibition entitled Pharmacy in the Krakow ghetto". It's topic is dedicated to the extermination of the Jews of Cracow, the role of Krakow pharmacist Tadeusz Pankiewicz and the importance of pharmacy "Under the Eagle" in the tragic period of World War II.

Source of description: planerGO

This object belongs to Heroes of the Ghetto Square in Cracow

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Hint definition of hint Free entrance
Price definition of price normal : 6.00 child : 5.00 (age <7) youth : 5.00 (age 7<) student : 5.00 (age <26)
Geographical coordinates 50.0462918, 19.9543825
Address 30-001 Kraków, Plac Bohaterów Getta 18
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