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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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
pl. Wolnica 1, Krakow 31-060, Poland
+48 12 430 60 23
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in Poland and not just on a vodka swilling or shopping jaunt this is indispensable as a guide to the country. It gives an excellent overview of Polish culture although not all the information has yet been translated into English and...More

Thank Baradon
Reviewed October 4, 2018

The ground floor exhibits present sample rooms from different regions, and reconstructions of different traditional kinds of work-- pressing oil, weaving, etc. For us, the next floow up was the treasure, an interesting mix of very old-fashion museum (photographs and items with labels, only sometimes...More

Thank David M
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a couple of hours to kill before heading back to the airport so popped in here and were pleasantly surprised at how nice it was. Reconstructions of rooms from 19th and 20th century were really well done and lots of artifacts from agricultural...More

Thank StiltonJo
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This museum was recommended to us by our tour guide so we dropped in for a couple of hours. The exhibits range from reconstructions of traditional Polish buildings on the ground floor to traditional tools, games and instruments of local people. There is also a...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

This is a small museum and there is very little by way of English explanations, but that's not really necessary. It's a joy to see the textiles and the decorations of the costumes, and the re-created interiors of the homes and businesses. It was quite...More

Thank pharrisslo
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

As the title says it's the museum we enjoyed the most while in krakow. We went there with no expectations but were so surprised how well the exhibitions are curated. It's interactive and fun, with many displays about the traditional polish life (in the past...More

Thank Danijela J
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

I just loved this museum. The very first thing to see is a sort of recreated interior of a peasant home. The colorful flowers on the walls, the naive paintings, the painted stove, just heaven if you love colors or pattern. There were a few...More

Thank springlering
Reviewed April 29, 2018

It's quite a nice museum to get a picture of Polish society in the past, from different perspectives (houses, clothes, weapons, toys, art, religion, etc.). Cheap tickets (free on Sunday), and you can visit it in just one hour. As a con, some of the...More

Thank LuisGFox
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Lovely museum in the heart of Kazimierz. It took us just over one hour to visit and the tickets are cheap. The museum is small but packs a punch, showing how life in rural Poland was in the early 20th century with an exhibition of...More

Thank buffma
Reviewed April 5, 2018

A small entrance charge takes you into this fascinating museum. We found that there was enough English in most of the labels to be able to understand what we were looking at. There were also sheets in most rooms in English to pick up and...More

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