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Silesian Museum

Open Now: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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World class

A brief tour of this world class display. Wish we had more time to savour the display. Allow a half... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Worth a visit

The museum is very nicely done and interactive. It has a lot information ( history, art) which is... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Frankfurt, Germany
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“polish art”(6 reviews)
“coal mine”(9 reviews)
“on tuesdays”(3 reviews)
Muzeum Slaskie comprises a building complex erected at the site of the former mine and represents a perfect combination of the region’s identity with state-of-the-art architectural solutions. Such result was achieved thanks to the maximum use of...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
ul. Tadeusza Dobrowolskiego 1, Katowice 40-205, Poland
+48 32 779 93 01
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Did not expect to find such a wonderful museum in Katowice. It is located at the grounds of a former mine just 2 km Northeast of Katowice main railwaystation. From the schacht tower there is a nice view over the city. The museum proper has...More

5  Thank Robert937
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Main building in city center 6PLN entrance full of pictures like gallery, I just don't know whay they call that museum it's more galery. Just be aware city centrum call that museum but its galery

2  Thank Vaclav T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A brief tour of this world class display. Wish we had more time to savour the display. Allow a half day if possible. From the magnificent architecture, exhibition, and best coffee shop encountered on two week tour of Poland ( apple cake made with grated...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

The museum is very nicely done and interactive. It has a lot information ( history, art) which is well presented. The art exhibition has good selection of paintings.

Thank inaumane
Reviewed 7 October 2018

A very modern museum. It was established on the grounds of a former coal mine. Most of the exhibits are presented underground. It shows the history of Silesia. I recommend the panoramic view of the area from the tower of the mining well

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Reviewed 24 September 2018

It was a very enjoyable visit at the Silesian Museum, a great and very interesting exhibiton which I recommend for everyone but mainly for art and history lovers.

Thank Attila1891
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

It’s one of the most amazing architecture museum I’ve been to. Outstanding collection of Polish art and great introduction to the history of the region.

Thank makartaK
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Interactive with tactile exhibitions in a range of media. An historic presentation of the history of the culture of Silesian peoples. I did not find all that I was looking for and that was because I was time poor, the facility is open between 10am...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Did not know what to expect. This is a huge museum of Silesian and Polish story. We should have hired a guide through the museum and will do that if we will be back. We went to the tower and had a wonderful look over...More

Thank Vilhjálmur S
Reviewed 7 September 2018

brand new architecture settled in former mine area and looks like a mine. The whole museum site is located underground. Collection of Polish art of 19/20 Cent.

Thank Pavel54
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We loved this museum. The Upper Silesia history section is so very well laid out, with many different ways of explaining the various situations. That was our main reason for going there, we just paid a quick visit to some of the other sections, but...More

Thank Ingrid M
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best museum in Poland. On my list places must to visit - close to Polin and Warsaw Uprising Schindler Factory in Kraków and museum of Solidarity in Gdansk. If somebody wants to understand better Silesia - STRONG RECOMENDATION

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Individual tickets are 27 PLN each and group tickets are 21 PLN. There is one exception: Tuesdays are always free admission. muzeumslaskie.pl/en/