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National Museum

al. 3 Maja 1, Krakow 30-062, Poland
+48 12 433 55 00
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This history museum features a permanent collection of 20th-century Polish art, including the priceless collections from the Young Poland period, and exhibits of decorative art, Polish arms and army uniforms.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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al. 3 Maja 1, Krakow 30-062, Poland
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"decorative arts"
in 10 reviews
"polish art"
in 14 reviews
"stanislaw wyspianski"
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"temporary exhibition"
in 3 reviews
"nice collection"
in 2 reviews
"decorative items"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 8 reviews
"interesting exhibition"
in 3 reviews
"leonardo da vinci"
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"on display"
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"visiting krakow"
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"few hours"
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"audio guide"
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"take pictures"
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"old city"
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"wawel castle"
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"cloth hall"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good museum with a lot of exhibits and portraits. It worths a visit. Nice location in the center of Krakow.

Thank Alchemistis
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't familiar with works of this artist before. Im really was fascinated by his works. His pastel sketche in Art Nouveau, secession style are amazing, reminding of Klimt, Mucha.

Thank Alice W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the biggest and most important museum in Poland, which gives us best exhibitions. In the future will be growing. Opposite museum will be the new museum of art design ( in 2019?). Each month exhibitions are changing from Japan to Andy Warhol. There...More

Thank Paulina A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is an interesting exhibition of Stanislaw Wyspianski (1869-1907) till 20 January 2019 Polish playwright, poet, theatre director and painter. His paintings are the easiest to understand by a foreigner so if you have a chance to be in Krakow in 2018 visit the National...More

Thank Malgorzata R
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Visiting Krakow for a short break, we wanted to view Leonardo da Vinci's "Lady With an Ermine" which we'd seen the previous year at Wawel Castle. Given that one of the Museum's other locations houses a superb collection of 19th century Polish paintings (above the...More

1  Thank DPOrman
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

I bought the combined pass and the English audio guide. This allowed me to visit the complete museum and do not have to bother too much with the language. The exhibitions were beautifully laid out. The objects were a pleasure to see and offer a...More

Thank Josep P
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

When visiting the Leonardo exhibition, we were told that we can take photos of Leonardo’s painting by the staff at the entrance, but the staff next to the painting room were rude and said that we can't take pictures. Moreover, they were rude when they...More

1  Thank Georgian_Maxim
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Went specifically to see da Vinci's Lady with an Ermine amd it did not disappoint! 20 zoltys to see the painting. Separate tickets needed for some other exhibits.

Thank Connie L
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We just wondered is and looked at Leonardo da Vinci's Lady with an Ermine painting. Great. Then we went through #dziedzictwo or #heritage exhibition of 600 items. That was also great, not boring at all;-). Modern;-)

Thank Balazs B
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This museum has Poland's principal collection of 20th century art - which I saw around 2005 and was hoping to see again. Sadly, this has been packed away in readiness for a Wyspianski exhibition which sarts in November. The only art on display when I...More

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