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Czartoryski Palace Museum

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Extensive collection of the powerful Czartoryski family features art and sculpture from the 13th through the 16th centuries, including Rembrandt's "Landscape with the Good Samaritan" and Leonardo da Vinci's "Lady with an Ermine."
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
ul. Sw. Jana 19, Krakow 31-017, Poland
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+48 12 422 55 66
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

We walked for so long in snow to reach this museum. Despite we checked everywhere we’ve learned that the museum was closed for “2 years” when we get to the front door. It was in the top of our list, so disappointed...

4  Thank deltaechoyankee
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I just couldn't stop imagining it as my own private collection! Small selections from the Egyptian, Greek and Roman worlds; Mediaeval art, Military artefacts, a few absolute masterpieces (Rembrandt,Da Vinci); a random miniature of Mary Queen of Scots & Henry VIII, "Shakespeare's" (?) chair. It's...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

I visited this museum specifically to see Leonardo da Vinci 'The Lady with an Ermine' as I am sure most people do. The history of the painting was well laid out and given she was stolen in WWII she is in remarkable condition. I would...More

Thank Kay A
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Now housed temporarily in the Arsenal there is one large upstairs gallery that includes Etruscan and Egyptian sarcophogi, medieval religious pieces and a lovely Rembrandt. Where else could you get within 3 feet of the real thing? Lovely.....The da vinci (recovered from the Nazis) is...More

3  Thank Leianne C
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

While the main museum is being remodelled a small selection is being exhibited at the Arsenal across the way at.Pijarska 8. This is set to be the case until end 2019 or beginning 2020. The most famous painting, Da Vinci's Lady with Ermine, is being...More

2  Thank SueKot
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I didn´t know what to except when entering to exposition of Czartoryski treasure but it was well spent time. You can see here the Shakespeare´s chair, some pictures, statues... many various things. You don´t find here Lady with an Ermine - it is displayed in...More

Thank Petra N
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Walking into this museum, we didn't know what to expect. But I can guarantee that it wasn't a Rembrandt, several Egyptian sarcophagi from the 7th-9th century BC and some truly exceptional Grecian urns. This collection includes a wide variety of antiquities from the Mediterranean as...More

1  Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 8 April 2017

On my last day in Krakow, I spared half day for this museum but in vain. So disappointed that I could not visit here today. I love Krakow, the city, however lodgement(hotel) or restaurants, coffee shops, etc, I felt a bit exaggerated compare to the...More

Reviewed 22 October 2016

The first museum open to the public in Poland is delightful on its own. The Leonardo da Vinci painting Lady with Ermine makes it a must see.

1  Thank revilorc
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Such a shame that only one room was open to view. There was one Rembrandt painting on show in the middle of the room. But all the other rooms were closed. Only one room was open with Ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian artifacts and they...More

1  Thank Moosie57
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Cathleen S
6 October 2017|
Response from SueKot | Reviewed this property |
I suggest that you consult the Kraków tourist website.