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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.
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 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a couple of hours to kill before heading back to the airport so popped in here and were pleasantly surprised at how nice it was. Reconstructions of rooms from 19th and 20th century were really well done and lots of artifacts from agricultural...More

Thank StiltonJo
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This museum was recommended to us by our tour guide so we dropped in for a couple of hours. The exhibits range from reconstructions of traditional Polish buildings on the ground floor to traditional tools, games and instruments of local people. There is also a...More

Thank Henry M
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is a small museum and there is very little by way of English explanations, but that's not really necessary. It's a joy to see the textiles and the decorations of the costumes, and the re-created interiors of the homes and businesses. It was quite...More

Thank pharrisslo
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

As the title says it's the museum we enjoyed the most while in krakow. We went there with no expectations but were so surprised how well the exhibitions are curated. It's interactive and fun, with many displays about the traditional polish life (in the past...More

Thank Danijela J
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

I just loved this museum. The very first thing to see is a sort of recreated interior of a peasant home. The colorful flowers on the walls, the naive paintings, the painted stove, just heaven if you love colors or pattern. There were a few...More

Thank springlering
Reviewed 29 April 2018

It's quite a nice museum to get a picture of Polish society in the past, from different perspectives (houses, clothes, weapons, toys, art, religion, etc.). Cheap tickets (free on Sunday), and you can visit it in just one hour. As a con, some of the...More

Thank LuisGFox
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely museum in the heart of Kazimierz. It took us just over one hour to visit and the tickets are cheap. The museum is small but packs a punch, showing how life in rural Poland was in the early 20th century with an exhibition of...More

Thank buffma
Reviewed 5 April 2018

A small entrance charge takes you into this fascinating museum. We found that there was enough English in most of the labels to be able to understand what we were looking at. There were also sheets in most rooms in English to pick up and...More

Thank Howarth S
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Went here with my mother to discover our Polish roots. This is a lovely little museum. On one floor they have re-creations of different styles of Polish houses that you can go into, and on another floor they have folk art (sculpture and paintings), and...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

The museum isn’t large so you can really spend time looking at everything without feeling rushed. We especially liked the top floor art exhibits. Initially, I was thinking of skipping this museum, but my companion wanted to go and I am glad we went.

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