Krakow: World War 2 Tour

Absolutely best tour to take in Krakow if you want to learn most important facts about warfare in Poland during World War 2. It is also a great addition to Auschwitz tour because it will give you a wider perspective of those cruel times. Poland was the country where it all began and where fierce fighting lasted all the time. After German invasion on 1st September 1939 and Russian Soviet Union invasion on 17th September 1939, Polish state moved underground creating definitely most sophisticated underground state system in Europe during World War 2 which included active authorities, political parties, courts, intelligence, press and first of all an army ready to fight the occupying forces. That is why we organize this guided tour within premises of the Home Army Museum in Krakow where you will be able to see many interesting exhibitions and discover the history of World War 2 in Poland from its very beginning to the end. You will also hear incredible story of Witold Pilecki – Polish soldier who volunteered to Auschwitz in order to gather intelligence and later escaped informing the world about the Holocaust for the first time.

During the tour you will see:

  • original battle uniforms of Polish soldiers
  • different types of weapons used during World War 2 including bayonets, firearms and grenades
  • reconstructed Vicker tank, V2 rockets and fuselage of British Halifax bomber
  • original newspapers printed by underground printing house
  • exhibition dedicated to women soldiers
  • original prisoner uniforms from Auschwitz Concentration Camp
  • exhibition dedicated to Council to Aid Jews – secret organization which purpose was to aid the country’s Jews and find places of safety for them in occupied Poland
  • original reports from Auschwitz written by Polish soldiers who escaped from Auschwitz concentration camp describing the true situation of prisoners which were sent to Allies countries by Polish Underground Army

Tour itinerary:

  • meeting our guide at 10:00 a.m. by the entrance to Vienna House Andel’s Cracow Hotel (3 Pawia Street)
  • short walk (approx 10 min) to Home Army Museum with assistance of our English speaking guide
  • 1,5 hour guided tour in English with our guide inside the Museum focused on World War 2 stories

Whole tour lasts up to 2 hours

We offer regular group tours of World War 2 theme in Krakow and also private tours on request

Regular tour is available every day except Saturday
*on Sundays tour starts at 11:00 a.m.

Price: 80 PLN per person

What is included?

  • assistance of our English speaking guide during whole tour
  • entrance tickets to Home Army Museum
  • up to 1,5 hour sightseeing tour with our English speaking guide

Private tour is available every day (except Saturday) and it includes your hotel pick up at chosen time

Private tour is also available in other languages (not only in English) – Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, German and Russian

Prices:

  • 450 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 240 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 170 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 140 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 120 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 110 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • 100 PLN per person (7 persons)
  • Contact us (8 persons or more)

What is included?

  • hotel pick up and drop off at chosen time
  • private return transfers between your hotel in Krakow and Home Army Museum
  • assistance of our private guide in chosen language during whole tour
  • entrance tickets to Home Army Museum
  • up to 1,5 hour sightseeing tour with our private guide in chosen language

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