Museum & Galleries

 

Museum of National Memory in Krakow


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The “Pharmacy Under the Sign of the Eagle” National Memory Museum was fund in 1983 and it is located at 18 Bohaterów Getta Square.

Palace of Arts in Krakow


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The Palace of Arts at 4 Szczepanski Square was erected in the Old Town historic district, in 1901 for the Society of Fine Arts Friends entirely in Art Nouveau style.

Krakow Aquarium in Krakow


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The Krakow Aquarium and Natural History Museum is a uniquely designed modern attraction. We have incorporated modern computer info points and hand-made, detailed animal exhibits made to similate real environments and house multiple cohabitable species. Our knowledgable and enthusiastic staff will answer all your...

Starmach Gallery in Krakow


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The Starmach Gallery was established in 1989 by a couple of art historians from Krakow – Teresa and Andrzej Starmach. First it was located at Main Market Square, and the first opening took place on October 3, 1989. The gallery was active from October 1989 till July 1999.

Olympia Gallery in Krakow


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The aim of the gallery is to introduce to the art market young Polish artists with their own recognizable identity. The logo of the gallery is related to the name of Olimpia Maciejewska, the owner and the founder the gallery and to the painting of an impressionist Edouard Manet.

AG Gallery in Krakow


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Galeria AG is one of the few places in Krakow wich allow to see the effects of an artistic activity of many authors from all over the Poland. Presentation of distinguished artists from Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Katowice, Wroclaw causes obviously a great stylistic and ideological variety: the survey of Polish art of a...

Artemis Gallery in Krakow


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This gallery has been active since 1994, initially at 23 Florianska Street, next at 21 Starowislna Street, presently at 15 Poselska Street. Private contemporary art gallery, selling works in the areas of painting, sculpture, drawing, graphics and artistic photography. About one thousand items on offer, from a wide...

Cloth Hall Gallery in Krakow


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The Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), a huge market hall built in the 13th century in the middle of Rynek Glowny (Main Square), enlarged in the 14th century in the Gothic style and remodeled in the mid-16th century after Renaissance fashion, was restored in 1875–1879 and became the city’s showpiece facility hosting...

Art Bunker in Krakow


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The history of Bunkier goes back to the year 1950. On the strength of the decision of Minister of Culture and Art the Krakow branch of the Central Bureau of Art Exhibitions (CBWA) was created. Its program, organizational and financial issues were supervised by the headquarters in Warsaw.

Manggha Centre of Japanese Art and Technology


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Formed in 1994, on the initiative of Andrzej Wajda and Krystyna Zachwatowicz, it was a division of National Museum Krakow, and also a place where the Kyoto-Krakow Foundation proactively promoted the culture, art and technology of Japan. In 2005, pursuant to a decision of the Minister of Culture, the Manggha Centre...

Aviation Museum in Krakow


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The Krakow Aviation Museum took over a few buildings and part of the grounds of the Rakowice-Czyzyny airfield, one of the oldest military airfields in Europe. Formed at Czyzyny in 1964, the museum preserves and exhibits aircraft, engines and other items of importance to the world's aviation heritage and these form...

Museum of History of Photography in Krakow


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The mission of the Walery Rzewuski Museum of History of Photography in Krakow is the protection of material cultural heritage. The museum fills it by collecting, studying, storing, preserving and making available for research and exhibition of cultural goods of photography, technique and technology of photography...

Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow


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The Galicia Jewish Museum exists to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and celebrate the Jewish culture of Polish Galicia, presenting Jewish history from a new perspective. An innovative and unique institution located in Kazimierz, the Jewish district of Krakow, Poland, the Museum is a registered charity in...

Zoological Museum in Krakow


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The Museum originated in 1782 as the “Natural History Cabinet”. The townhouse at 6 Sw. Anny Street in Krakow was its home for 184 years, until its relocation in 1967 to the Institute of Zoology at 6 Ingardena Street (formerly 50 Krupnicza Street), where it remains to the present day.

Museum of Urban Technology in Krakow


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It is one of the newest museums in Krakow which gathers exhibits related to industrial heritage of Krakow. Museum is focused on presenting the history of development of public transport in Krakow. Development of Polish technology and industry, factories and construction are also major theme of the museum.

Underground Museum of Krakow


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Krakow is so old that no one can fully grasp its immense history. The Krak’s Mound even remembers the times of the Celts and the legendary Avars. Krakow was also home to the Slavic dukes and kings who decided on the shape of the city that was to become the capital of one of the most powerful states in medieval...

Historical Museum of Krakow


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Historical Museum is very big one, located in on the Main Market Square in Krzysztofory Palace. It was opened in 1899 and since then it has gathered many precious collections. Many of them relate to former governments of the city.

Ethnographic Museum in Krakow


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A majority of the objects come from the 19th and the first half of the 20th century, though there are older objects, such as the 17th century fragments of iconostases or the 18th century Tibetan collection. Particularly valuable are the collections of archival manuscripts, drawings, photographs and glass plates,...

Archeological Museum in Krakow


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Archeological Museum in Krakow is the oldest museum of this type in Poland. It was founded in 1850 and its first name was “Museum of Ancient times”. Today it has one of the best collections of Slavic antiquities in Poland.

Jagiellonian University Museum in Krakow


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Jagiellonian University Museum is located in Collegium Maius. Between 1949 and 1964, on the personal initiative of Prof. Karol Estreicher Jr., the whole building of Collegium Maius underwent a major refurbishment and conservation, shedding all superfluous neogothic additions, that effectively blurred the austere...

Stanislaw Wyspianski Museum in Krakow


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If you saw the stained glass in the Franciscan church and the Medical Society Building and you liked it, you should definitely visit this museum. It houses numerous works of Wyspianski including designs for stained glass windows, stage sets, textiles and pastels.

National Museum in Krakow


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Krakow’s National Museum occupies the big building on 3 Maja Avenue, near Blonia. It is really hard to miss it. Construction started in 1930s but was finished in 1989. The collections of the National Museum in Krakow number almost 780,000 objects. Of these over 300,000 belong to the collection of the Princes...

Jozef Mehoffer Museum in Krakow


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Jozef Mehoffer (1869 – 1946) was a student of Jan Matejko and contemporary of Stanislaw Wyspianski. He was one of the most eminent stained-glass artists of the Young Poland movement. He decorated the interior of many cathedrals, including Wawel Cathedral.

Czartoryski Museum in Krakow


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Czartoryski Museum is relatively small but has one of the most interesting art collections in Poland. Following exhibitions are displayed in the museum
 
 
 

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