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Ethnographic Museum

pl. Wolnica 1, Krakow 31-060, Poland
+48 12 430 60 23
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Located in the Kazimierz district, this 15th-century Town Hall was converted into a Renaissance building in the 16th century, which now houses the Museum of Ethnography.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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pl. Wolnica 1, Krakow 31-060, Poland
Kazimierz
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+48 12 430 60 23
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Collections are never neutral. Somebody collected the items and made showrooms with real props to tell a story. Sometimes ethnographic museums tend to just display a lot of wood and fabrics. Here it gets alive when you enter the rooms and starts imagine yourself living...More

Thank Rohweder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great wee museum, housed in a beautiful old building in Plac Wolinca. It's an interesting collection for people interested in everyday life and folk crafts. If this is you, then it is well worth the visit. Location is right by the tram...More

Thank JRSinYokohama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small museum (spread over three levels) about the life and culture of the Polish, well worth the 13zl admission. Most of the exhibits speak for themselves, but was definitely at a disadvantage not being able to read Polish. Some very quirky exhibits!

Thank treju
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We were staying close to the marvellous home of this museum. At first view we opined that it was a church but of course it's the beautiful former Town Hall and now the home of this brilliant gallery. It presents a delightful facade and aspect...More

1  Thank permia
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The exhibition is very nice. It guade you through tradicional poland dresses, houses... how they celebrate christmas, easter... worth seeing!

Thank Nataša K
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A small museum but well worth visiting. It has reconstructed huts/ village houses from different periods and lots of costumes and other interesting local finds.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This museum gives an interesting impression of Polish culture for visiting tourists. Its three floors each have a varied theme. The ground floor has different rooms decorated as historical houses and workshops. The second floor is an exhibition on crafts and Polish traditions. The third...More

2  Thank RosePK
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Nice ethnographic museum. 3 floors of permanent exhibition include reconstructions of vilage houses, school, mills and pottery workshop, classical ethnographic exhibition themed by crafts and an excellent naive art collection. The museum offers lockers and open wardrobe. The environment is kid friendly.

Thank Kasandra_Trojanska
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday evening which meant it was quiet- and free of charge! From the pegs to hang your coat and the lockers to store your luggage, to the reconstructions of different dwellings, a fine collection of Polish costumes and a thought-provoking exhibition...More

Thank Alison L
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This museum is very much along the same lines as the Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw if you have visited that one before. I personally like ethnographic museums as they give a real view of how ordinary people lived and also help preserve the rich culture...More

Thank Patrick C
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