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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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  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“polish folk” (6 reviews)
“town hall” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
pl. Wolnica 1, Krakow 31-060, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really like to visit ethnographic museums. And this museum is the reason for it. It has different objects and paintings with unique styles.

Thank Josep P
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Housed in the former Town Hall in Plac Wolnica in the kazimierz District,the Ethnographic Museum is a museum that showcases the past everyday life of Poland. Here you will find exhibitions of the past with in some cases whole rooms that have been reconstructed to...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This is a really interesting museum and well worth the visit. It has lots of interesting exhibits and gives good history of the people of krakow and surrounding areas. It has some really interesting costumes and photographs. The Christmas section is especially pretty. The English...More

1  Thank Rachel5560
Reviewed 11 August 2017 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 27 July 2017

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

1  Thank JRSinYokohama
Reviewed 18 July 2017 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!

1  Thank treju
Reviewed 1 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

3  Thank permia
Reviewed 29 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.

1  Thank Laura C
Reviewed 13 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

3  Thank RosePK
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