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Schindler's Factory Opening Times | Timings, Best Time to Visit & More

Schindler's Factory is an erstwhile tin metal factory in Krakow, Poland that now houses two historical exhibitions. Oskar Schindler employed around 1,200 Jews in his factory during the Nazi occupation, thereby rescuing them from the concentration camps. You can now visit the world-famous factory where the wartime events took place and learn more about the Holocaust. Before you plan your visit to Schindler's Factory, read on to know more about its opening times.

Schindler's Factory Opening Times

April - October:

Mondays: 10 AM - 4 PM; Tuesday - Sunday: 9 AM - 8 PM

November - March:

Mondays: 10 AM - 2 PM; Tuesday - Sunday: 10 AM - 6 PM

What is the last entry time at Schindler's Factory?

The last entry to the exhibition is 90 minutes before the closure.

When is Schindler's Factory closed?

Schindler’s Factory, Krakow is closed on the first Tuesday of every month.

How Long Do You Need to Visit Schindler's Factory?

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Schindler's Factory houses two museums that depict what life was like in Krakow during World War II. The exhibits in Schindler's Factory have been crafted to recreate the city space from that era, with the help of photographs, films, and items from Nazi-occupied Krakow. You will need at least 1.5 to 2 hours to explore the historical factory and the museums that are housed within it.

The best way to experience and explore Schindler's Factory is through a guided tour as you will be able to learn a lot more about the factory, its owner, and the role they played during the Nazi occupation with the help of an experienced guide. A guided tour typically lasts for about 1 hour and 30 minutes.

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How to Book Schindler's Factory Tickets & Tours?
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Skip the Line Guided Tour of Oskar Schindler’s Factory

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Oskar Schindler's Story & Walking Tour

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Jewish Quarter Kazimierz & Schindler's Factory Guided Tour

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Best Time to Visit Schindler's Factory

Since the Schindler's Factory Museum is an indoor experience, you can visit it throughout the year.

But if you wish to avoid the crowd, then plan a visit between Tuesday and Friday. Do remember that the factory is closed on the first Tuesday of every month so, plan accordingly.

You can visit Schindler's Factory in the morning between 10 AM and 11 AM if you wish to avoid the midday crowds.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Schindler's Factory Opening Times

Q. What are Schindler’s Factory opening timings?

A. Schindler’s Factory is open from 9 AM (Tuesday-Sunday) and 10 AM (Monday) from April to October. From November to March, Schindler’s Factory is open from 10 AM daily.

Q. What are Schindler’s Factory closing times?

A. Schindler’s Factory is open till 8 PM (Tuesday-Sunday) and 4 PM (Monday) from April to October. From November to March, Schindler’s Factory is open till 6 PM (Tuesday-Sunday) and till 2 PM on Mondays.

Q. When is the last entry at Schindler’s Factory?

A. The last entry to Schindler’s Factory is 90 minutes before the closure.

Q. How long will it take me to visit Schindler’s Factory?

A. A tour of Schindler’s Factory will take around 1.5 to 2 hours.

Q. What’s the best time to visit Schindler’s Factory?

A. Since Schindler’s Factory is an indoor attraction, you can visit it any time. You can visit Schindler's Factory in the morning between 10 AM and 11 AM if you wish to avoid the midday crowds.

Q. When is Schindler’s Factory closed?

A. Schindler’s Factory is closed on the first Tuesday of every month.

Q. Is Schindler’s Factory open on weekends?

A. Yes, Schindler’s Factory is open on weekends.