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Museum of Icons

ul. Zamkowa 1, Sanok, Poland
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This museum tells the history of different Icons

Everybody knows Icons, but the story behind them and the different influences are interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bierbeek, Belgium
A must-see

Great gallery with the biggest collection of Beksinski's art - paintings, sculptures, photography... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Warsaw, Poland
via mobile
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ul. Zamkowa 1, Sanok, Poland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everybody knows Icons, but the story behind them and the different influences are interesting. Several religions have used this way to show the religeous history.

Thank YvoVandenbempt
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great gallery with the biggest collection of Beksinski's art - paintings, sculptures, photography and more. It was worth coming here from Warsaw to see it! Another advantage was the guide we hired in the museum. He said lots of interesting things and showed us other...More

Thank wikary
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

You can lear a lot about Sanok history. All in Polish and English language. The new wing with Beksinski paintings was fantastic, high standard. Must see if you in Sanok

Thank Victoriakatia
Reviewed 3 June 2016

The museum is small, but has wonderful exhibition. Of course icons are famous and fabulous, but it also features history as well as the largest collection of Zdzislaw Beksinski - famous Polish artist.

Thank Tom4Asz
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Icons from the 17th and 18th cent. are mostly low quality: too much Western influence. In Sanok museum they have a high quality collection of 15th and 16th cent. icons.

Thank Johan S
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Perhaps only of interest to those with a serious interest this is a fascinating museum where Catholic and Orthodox icons meet.

Thank Thursday41
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Enjoyed the hundreds of religious icons on display from the past centuries. So glad this museum is there as many of the Eastern Orthodox Churches were closed in Poland after WWII -1947. Ironic just off the parking lot of this museum is an Orthodox Church,...More

Thank Dtberezik
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We made 400km to visit this museum and it was worth the long trip. One of the most beautifull icon collection in Europe. To take the guide is reccomended although they should practise the foreign languages. The name of our guide was Przemyslaw. Very competent...More

Thank Kampinoska
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

We visited the museum with a group and had a guide - it was very interesting and beautiful even for someone who saw many icons in many museums. For people nee to this - better to have a guide

Thank annaaW6333ID
Reviewed 26 August 2015

For art buffs like us, this museum was a delight. The icon section is very interesting and the contemporary artists on display are not to be missed. Excellent restoration of the castle itself.

Thank JFLR187198
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