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National Museum in Poznan

Marcinkowskiego 9, Poznan 61-745, Poland
+48 61 856 80 00
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A comprehensive collection of Polish and European Art

The old and new buildings merge beautifully. Pity no lift in old part and no cafe. The air... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Helena C
Kinross, United Kingdom
Excellent art collection

Superb building for a start. Artwork superbly displayed. It has a wonderful collection of 19th... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
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The Poznan museum exists from 1857. It was renamed to National Museum in Poznan in 1950. It is one of the oldest, biggest and most important museums in Poland. You can find here paintings by J. Malczewski, O. Boznańska, modern art by Kantor, Stażewski, Kulik, Gustowska as well as European paintings, coffin portraits or a collection of portraits of Roman Emperors.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Marcinkowskiego 9, Poznan 61-745, Poland
+48 61 856 80 00
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The old and new buildings merge beautifully. Pity no lift in old part and no cafe. The air conditioning in modern part very welcome on a hot day You are allowed to take photos. There is a small shop with art work for sale.

Thank Helena C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Superb building for a start. Artwork superbly displayed. It has a wonderful collection of 19th and 20th century art and an internationally-worthy collection of great European art-masters. The Wyspianski pictures are a delight, ditto Mehoffer, ditto Malczewski - WHY does the rest of Europe not...More

Thank EssexBilly
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I expected dark and dreary - and there were plenty of black backgrounds - but I was intrigued and inspired by the sweetness of some of the polish artists and the light in the water on one special painting. There were plenty of emotion tugging...More

Thank kauaivalentine
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Most of the museum are actually paintings. I would classify it as a gallery. In a National Museum, I would expect to learn about the nation and country history through a collection of its arts and artefacts. This is not the case in this institution....More

Thank UbikP
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Great collection of art, carefully displayed, really like the space. Nice and firendly staff, very helpful. The weather was horrible and we had to cancel other plans- that's why we ended up in there but boy was I happy that we did! And it was...More

Thank mikaboo
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The National Museum offers several exhibitions connected with local and national history and art. What's more there's always a special, temporary exhibition.

Thank Aleksander S
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice museum with huge collections! You can appreciate the artwork from poland, german, and other countries! It also has contemporary artwork. The tickets are 12 local currency for adult and 1 for student!

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 1 September 2016

A large collection of mostly paintings and some sculptures. Polish and foreign. Especially worth attention are the great works of impressionists and expressionists. The museum is divided into the old historic building with beautiful ornaments and the new modern three-story house. Perfect to immerse yourself...More

Thank Slavo M
Reviewed 30 August 2016

If you enjoy art in the form of paintings, sculptures and design you will love this museum. This museum offers a great variety for individuals for all ages.

1  Thank PurpleWorld1387
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Didn't have a lot of time but I spent about 90 minutes skimming the museum. Mostly Polish art with which I am not familiar. Pleased to find some wonderful examples of impressionism as well as some early Church and Political art

1  Thank berkeleyscubapro
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