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.

The museum hall houses an exhibition of about 7000 animal specimens covering nearly all taxonomic groups - from polyps to mammals. As such, the exhibition is a perfect educational complement for schools and students. An additional exhibition at Grodzka Street includes displays of fossils and tropical butterflies - it is a popular destination for family excursions, as well as for collectors and lovers of these animals.
The main exhibition of the Museum - The World’s Fauna Panorama - is located in the Institute of Zoology. 
The exhibition of fossils and butterflies, located in the cellars of Collegium Iuridicum at 53 Grodzka Street, includes collections donated by Bolesław Rączka, Roman Wojtusiak, Janusz Wojtusiak, Tomasz Pyrcz, Jerzy Małecki and Radosław Tarkowski.
Address: 6 Ingardena Street & 53 Grodzka Street
Opening hours:
6 Ingardena Street:

Mondays – Fridays – 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Saturdays – Sundays – closed

*museum closed in August
53 Grodzka Street:

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays,

Saturdays – closedTuesdays,

Thursdays – 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Sundays – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

*museum closed in July & August
8 PLN – normal

5 PLN - reduced

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