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Museum of Natural History in Krakow

#136 of 297 things to do in Krakow Features Animals
ul. Sw. Sebastiana 9, Krakow 31-049, Poland
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Amazing alive spiders exhibition inside!

You can see over 40 species of alive spiders and scorpions inside (even the biggest one on earth... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Krzysztof W
Pretty fine

Walking through Krakow not so far away from the city centre you can find small museum with the... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
Banska Bystrica Region, Slovakia
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ul. Sw. Sebastiana 9, Krakow 31-049, Poland
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

You can see over 40 species of alive spiders and scorpions inside (even the biggest one on earth - Theraphosa Blondi and the famous Black Widow)! Beautiful exhibition. There is even possibility to use guided tour and hold the spider on your hand! Therefore It...More

Thank Krzysztof W
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Walking through Krakow not so far away from the city centre you can find small museum with the natural exposition. With the smaller children you can spend from one to maximum three hours viewing all exhibits. The museum is not so huge and in case...More

Thank Milan255
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Cheap to get in, like just over a tenner for 2 adults and a kid. It is cheaper to go to the actual zoo mind, which is 100 times better than this place. Loads of stuffed animals and that, and then some real animals, and...More

1  Thank Tristan B
Reviewed 5 May 2016

If you are the least bit quirky (like myself), you'll dig this place. Yes, many of the items do not have English labels. Yes, there is a certain level of chaos in this place. Yes, some of the exhibits will make you go, "Huh?" And...More

3  Thank Egyrus
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

2 adults and 2 kids 66 zlotys. Takes about 30 mins to an hour. Not brilliant but something to do with the kids. Very little in English.

2  Thank dryreq
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Interesting small museum in an old prewar building that is part of the academic heritage of the city according to the lady at the front desk. Because we stayed in Kazimierz it was on our way to the Old Town. Along with a variety of...More

3  Thank mdlab
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Whilst searching for places to visit in Krakow with my 13 year old son we came across the museum. It cost 30 zlotys for the 2 of us. About £6 entry. The lady behind the desk had to run in front and turn all the...More

3  Thank BeckyAndEllis
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We were staying across the road so visited this "museum" on our first day. We had walked around in 10 minutes and we were totally confused afterwards. It wouldn't be so bad if it was free entry.

1  Thank lisibbo
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Not far from city center, interesting exposition even for a small baby, worth 2 hours of your time...

3  Thank Daemoniac
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Worth a visit. Rather like a Museum combined with natural history, an aquarium and a zoo rolled into one. Cheap entry and lots of information also in English.

3  Thank Tash B
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