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Czartoryski Palace Museum

ul. Sw. Jana 19, Krakow 31-017, Poland
+48 12 422 55 66
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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."
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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 2 weeks ago

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

1  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

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

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

Thank Hirakawa_Eki
Reviewed 21 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
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Having just arrived in Krakow, this museum was first on my list after locating the Market Square .... CLOSED. The renovations were due to be completed in June. So so disappointed.

1  Thank butlerpr2016
Reviewed 19 April 2016

A museum has a longer life than its visitors, you should always keep this in mind. I've been at the Czartoryski Palace some years ago, when Leonardo's "Lady with an Ermine" ("Dama con Ermellino", in italian) was still there and I experienced a very satisfying...More

1  Thank Giuseppe R
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We were here on Easter Saturday and they only had 1 room open. We spent a good 45 min in the exhibit and saw ancient artifacts. The highlight for me was a real Egyptian Sarcophagus and a mummified cat. 2,500 years old. I had never...More

Thank MaryLeeStenson
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