Ethnographic Museum (Muzeum Etnograficzne)‎‎, Warsaw

Ethnographic Museum (Muzeum Etnograficzne)‎‎, Warsaw

If you wish to learn more about Polish and international folk culture, Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw is the place to visit. This is the oldest museum of its kind in Poland and was founded in the year 1888. Here you will find an impressive range of international and Polish objects. There are over 80,000 objects here that showcase the essential cultures of Poland, Oceania, Africa and America.

Browse through the interesting collection and you will learn everything you need to know about Polish people, their rituals and material culture. Thematic exhibitions are organized on a temporary basis by the Museum that plays a major role in cultural research, publishing and promotional activities.

Sadly, many tourists overlook a visit to this wonderful museum in Warsaw. It is here that you will find everything important about the cultural heritage of Poland. As you enter the museum, you will be pleasantly surprised by the calm and serene atmosphere. You will also find an attractive collection of handicrafts, costumes, Polish inventions, furniture, photographs and art. All collections are displayed in a superb manner.

You will find exhibitions of Australasian and African ethnographic art here. This active museum organizes a variety of hands-on events and temporary exhibitions.

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Sight Name: Ethnographic Museum (Muzeum Etnograficzne)‎‎
Sight Location: Warsaw, Poland
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Museums and Galleries Walk  

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