Underground Main Square Museum, Krakow

Underground Main Square Museum, Krakow (must see)

The underground central museum of Kraków is situated below the main square of the city and has an area of over 6000 square meters. The museum first opened on 24 September 2010, at the time only displaying regular exhibitions.

The main exhibit, “In the footsteps of Krakow’s European identity”, makes use of holograms constructed by using projectors alongside fog machines and several dozen screens and projectors to recreate the atmosphere of Kraków seven hundred years ago. The exhibition allows visitors to see six hundred models in three dimensions via thirty seven touch screens placed throughout.

Adjacent to the multimedia exhibit and underneath the Cloth Hall building lie the medieval tracts. Visitors explore the medieval exhibits by walking over glass ramps that hang above the area.

This part of the museum includes remains of medieval constructions including:

- A reconstructed 12th century workshop.
- Former waterworks (aqueducts).
- The remains of burned settlements, the oldest of which dates from the eleventh century.
- A reconstruction of a medieval merchant's stall.
- A map depicting distant trade routes.
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Underground Main Square Museum on Map

Sight Name: Underground Main Square Museum
Sight Location: Krakow, Poland (See walking tours in Krakow)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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